Open Positions \\ Facilities Operations

Maintenance Technician

We are currently seeking an experienced full-time Maintenance Technician to perform a variety of tasks to ensure the safe and proper operation of the museum's facilities and related historic properties. Reporting to the Facilities Operations Manager, the Maintenance Technician performs work that includes routine repairs and maintenance of building equipment and systems, moving of office equipment, painting, general grounds keeping, assisting with event set-ups, and other duties as assigned. Must also be able to climb stairs, work from ladders or scaffolds at heights above 30 feet, and lift and carry heavy objects. In addition to working some overtime, s/he must be available to work occasional weekends, and respond to off-hour emergencies as and when needed.

If you are a highly motivated individual with a professional, can-do attitude and who enjoys a collaborative work environment we urge you to apply. The Museum provides uniforms. A High School Diploma and the equivalent of five or more years of full-time trade or mechanical maintenance experience in a commercial, multi-building environment are preferred.

Please send your cover letter and resume to or mail to Employee Experience, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970-3783. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.