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Facilities Supervisor, Carolinas Aviation Museum - Charlotte, NC

  • 02 Mar 2017 9:39 AM
    Message # 4643447

    Job Title: Facilities Supervisor

    Reports To: Executive Director

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Salary Grade: * As available

    Hiring Range: * As available

    Please send resume and cover letter to


    The Facilities Supervisor maintains all aspects of the physical building and grounds of the Carolinas Aviation Museum, in terms of cleanliness, safety, security, space management, utilities, and catering/vending for events. The Facilities Supervisor supports the efforts of the Education and Exhibit Director with regard to collection handling and maintenance. This position serves as the primary contact between the museum and the property owner. As a specialist this position requires both strategic planning and day-to-day operations.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following and other duties may be assigned:

    • Responsible for communicating the operational efficiency of building systems for the protection and preservation of the museum’s collection.

    • Responsible for maintaining and ensuring that appropriate staff members are badge compliant according to airport employee requirements.

    • Adhere to budget requirements as they pertain to facilities.

    • Must be able to plan, provide and communicate operational briefing details and calendar changes.

    • Ensure museum grounds are safe and maintained on a daily basis. Duties include but are not limited to, sweeping and mopping floors, washing and dusting, cleaning spills and removing debris, emptying and picking up trash, handling recycling, ensuring cleanliness of restrooms, and daily checks of the outer perimeter and parking lot areas.

    • Responsible for identifying areas of repair or logistical weaknesses with regard to the facility.

    • Provide I.T. system assistance and execute event set-up and tear-down.

    • Responsible for positioning exhibit displays and aircraft as directed by the Education and Exhibits Director.

    • Directly collaborates with the Education and Exhibits Director and/or Collections Manager regarding interactive exhibits on display.

    • Responsible for maintaining upkeep of all aircraft on display including overall maintenance and cleaning with the support of available volunteers.

    • Responsible for understanding the importance of ensuring that any activity or any plans for working on, repairing, renovating, or relocating any item or aircraft in the Aircraft Artifact Collection (whether currently on display, in storage, or in the workshop) must be approved in advance by the Executive Director and documented by the use of a Conservation Action Sheet.

    • Responsible for supporting the Museum Assistant in regards to monthly condition reports and artifact record keeping, including annual reports for all loaned military aircraft.

    • Responsible for managing and implementing the construction of projects as assigned.

    • Responsible for establishing project schedules and communicating status updates as required.

    • All staff members including the Facilities Specialist are required to uphold and articulate the mission of the museum to all internal and external personnel & volunteers, visitors, event guests, and vendors.


    The Facilities Supervisor supervises:

    • The janitorial staff.

    • Provides guidance and direction to volunteers as assigned to assist with special projects and tasks as approved.


    • Minimum experience 3-5 years of supervision in the operation of a commercial or institutional facility.

    • Must be able to lift and carry at least 50 pounds.

    • Must be able to operate scissor lift.

    • Ability to perform maintenance.

    • Ability to accommodate event hours (evenings and weekends) as they pertain to the business.

    Last modified: 10 Mar 2017 4:05 PM | Katie Swaringen