Job Opportunities

Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture (FMCAC) is a unique community destination, hosting arts and cultural events, organizations, and programs in historic buildings and piers along San Francisco’s northern waterfront. In operation since 1977, the nonprofit FMCAC is an extraordinary example of repurposing former military land and buildings for contemporary uses, including museums, performance spaces, and a vibrant schedule of art and cultural exhibitions and events.

Located just inside San Francisco Bay, FMCAC is part of the National Park Service’s Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The campus is located on a highly desirable, 13-acre waterfront site that is open to the public and offers unparalleled views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and Angel Island. More than 1.5 million people visit FMCAC annually. FMCAC is a national historic landmark.

Office Manager

Department: Administration
Reports To: Chief FinancialOfficer
FSLA Status: Non-Exempt

Interested and qualifiedcandidates, please send resumes, with cover letter, in confidence to resumes@fortmason.org. Please include the words "Office Manager" in the subject line of your message.
Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture (FMCAC) is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
NO CALLS PLEASE.

The Office Manager is the first point of contact representing Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture (FMCAC) to the general public, clients, resident organizations and vendors. In addition, this position serves as the primary coordinator of FMCAC’s general office operations.

Duties & Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Interact with all visitors, resident organizations and clients in a professional, engaging, friendly, informative, and customer-focused manner.
  • Develop and maintainknowledge about FMCAC history, programs, staff, and events, to answer inquiries from the general public.
  • Receive and respond to FMCAC’s general phone calls and emails.
  • Be the first point of contact for FMCAC resident organizations.
  • Act as a liaison between on-site clients and FMCAC’s support staff.
  • Process and coordinate all incoming and outgoing mail and deliveries.
  • Maintain and order all office supplies including postage machine and copier supplies.
  • Maintain various administrative, employee, resident organization, and third party vendor contact lists.
  • Create and distribute various operational scheduled reports and daily meeting signage.
  • Assist as needed in administrative duties for meetings of the Board of Directors and its committees.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three (3) years work experience in a similar role.
  • Be a polished professional with a positive, energetic, and friendly demeanor who enjoys making guests feel at home.
  • Visitor services experience with particular focus on communication, administration, event coordination, and customer care for a diverse range of visitors
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as this position will interact with visitors, clients, and all FMCAC Departments to ensure an integrated guest experience.
  • Demonstrate the ability to positively accept direction.
  • Solid Microsoft Office experience.
  • Demonstrate the ability to multi-task and adapt to quickly changing situations.

  • FACILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN, BUILDING TRADES

    Department: Facilities
    Reports To: Director Of Facilities
    FSLA Status: Non-Exempt

    Interested and qualified candidates, please send resumes, with cover letter, in confidence to resumes@fortmason.org. Please include the words "Facilities Maintenance Technician" in the subject line of your message.
    Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture (FMCAC) is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
    NO CALLS PLEASE.

    Facilities Maintenance Technicians support an environment of continual improvement through professionalism, innovation, and hard work. The Facilities Team believes strongly in taking responsibility and ownership of the facilities and systems we operate and maintain on our historic 13-acre campus.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Preserves and maintains FMCAC’s National Landmark-status facilities by exercising consistent care, caution and attention to detail.
    • Supports the daily operations and maintenance of FMCAC buildings, grounds and equipment by performing troubleshooting, on-demand and preventive maintenance on the following facility components:
    • Mechanical: heating and cooling systems, boiler systems, fire sprinklers
    • Plumbing: repair/replace toilets, faucets, sink, water fountains
    • Electrical: repair/replace broken switches/outlets, lighting fixtures, lightbulbs
    • Carpentry: repair/replace wood framing, furniture, cabinetry, interior and exterior doors and related hardware, drywall, window glass, interior and exterior painting
    • Demonstrates proficiency in selecting proper methods of maintenance and repair and the required tools and materials.
    • Operates and maintains woodworking and metalworking machinery such as table saw, circular saw, drill press, hand tools and welder (preferred, not required).
    • Analyzes and adheres to plans, specifications, manuals and work orders as well as other written and/or verbal instructions.
    • Works independently while obtaining approval when required.
    • Maintains an acute sense of quality and safety within one’s work practices.
    • Utilizes exceptional interpersonal and communication skills while interacting with Fort Mason Center For Arts & Culture staff, clients, visitors, contractors, vendors and other service providers.

    Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Supports the FMCAC Groundkeeper’s recycling program and other waste removal procedures on an occasional basis.
    • Supports the Event Team in the set-up and break-down of meeting rooms and event venues on an occasional basis.
    • Responds proactively to campus-wide event changes, requests, issues and emergencies.
    Required Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED). Continuing education or vocational training preferred.
    • Minimum four (4) years’ experience in facility maintenance.
    • Working knowledge of building systems.
    • Working knowledge of building systems.
    • Strong mechanical aptitude.
    • Ability to be versatile and flexible.
    • Reliable and predictable attendance.
    • Present a positive, professional image.
    • Must be self-motivated and customer service-oriented.
    Physical Demands:
    • Demonstrated ability to lift at least fifty (50) pounds safely.
    • Ability to climb and work safely at various heights utilizing ladders, scaffolds, catwalks, scissor lifts, and boom lifts.
    • Ability to use tools to perform facilities maintenance and other work.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position may occasionally supervise on-call temporary labor.

  • EVENT TECHNICIAN

    Department: Events Management
    Reports To: Events Director and assigned Event Manager
    FSLA Status: Non-Exempt

    This is an on-call or part-time position
    Interested and qualified candidates, please send resumes, with cover letter, in confidence to resumes@fortmason.org. Please include the words "Event Technician" in the subject line of your message.
    Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture (FMCAC) is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
    NO CALLS PLEASE.

    Duties & Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Support the daily operations and maintenance of FMCAC buildings, equipment, rental venues, parking lots, and grounds by performing regular maintenance and tasks as assigned at the direction of the Chief Operating Officer or their designee.
    • Perform operational, preventive, and reactive maintenance work as required including mechanical, electrical, carpentry, painting, and furniture and equipment assembly or repair.
    • Pay special attention to detail and safety in the workplace.
    • • Support Event staff in the set-up and break-down of meeting rooms and event venues and support client needs as required.
    • Ensure that all work is performed safely and cost effectively.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in selection of materials and methods of construction, estimating, etc.
    • Respond proactively to campus-wide event changes, requests, problems, and emergencies.
    • Interact effectively with vendors, contractors, and service providers.
    • Support the FMCAC recycling program including hazardous and universal waste policies and procedures.
    • Support an environment of continual improvement through innovation and hard work.
    • Represent FMCAC) to clients and visitors, using good interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Preserve and maintain FMCAC’s National Landmark-status facilities by taking extreme care during all maintenance and installation work.
    • Work on projects and duties as assigned/needed.

    Essential Qualifications:

  • Ability to climb and work safely at various heights utilizing ladders, scaffolds, catwalks, and scissor lifts
  • Possession of basic computer skills

  • Attractive Qualifications include:
  • Basic theatrical technical skills, involving audio, lighting, and electrical
  • Understanding of audio visual systems, including projection, display, etc.
  • IT & networking skills to troubleshoot and improve FMCAC's infrastructure.
  • Forklift and/or aerial lift familiarity

  • Physical Demands:
  • Demonstrated ability to lift at least fifty (50) pounds safely

  • EVENT SUPERVISOR (ON-CALL)

    Department: Events Management
    Reports To: Events Director and assigned Event Manager
    FSLA Status: Non-Exempt

    This is an on-call position that fluctuates with the event season. Hours are not guaranteed, but during low season, one could expect five (5) shifts per month and during high season it could be as many as 12–15 per month.
    Interested and qualified candidates, please send resumes, with cover letter, in confidence to resumes@fortmason.org. Please include the words “Event Supervisor” in the subject line of your message.
    Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture (FMCAC) is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
    NO CALLS PLEASE.

    Overview: The Event Supervisor (On-Call) supports Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture (FMCAC)'s larger campus events. FMCAC seeks a qualified individual who has exemplary customer service, an ability to problem-solve, enjoys working in a diverse environment, and can demonstrate tact and diplomacy in difficult situations.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Minimum three (3) years experience in coordinating events and working with staff, vendors, clients, and other participants
    • Experience working with large groups (1000+), including experience in safety and crowd control issues
    • Calm under pressure; ability to direct staff, guests, and vendors in a level-headed manner in an emergency situation
    • Customer-service oriented
    • Organized, detail-oriented; demonstrated maturity in judgment and actions
    • Excellent verbal communication skills; tact and diplomacy in dealing with people and handling difficult situations
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time
    • Basic computer skills are required.

    Essential Functions

    • Provide logistical support for events taking place in the Festival pavilion and General's Residence
    • Proactively work to ensure that clients have a positive experience at Fort Mason Center
    • Oversee safety of guests, vendors, and staff, working with client to correct unsafe situations as needed
    • Monitor load in, event, and load out to be sure rules are followed and approved floorplans are enforced
    • Troubleshoot facility and personnel issues as they arise
    • Continually survey piers, parking lots, and resident buildings for negative impact. Assure rapid emergency response when/if required
    • Advise clients and vendors regarding alcohol consumption regulations on campus including adherence to the alcohol permits time line
    • Act as the liaison between key vendors, being the conduit of communication between the client and our contractors
    • Supervise service contractors (janitorial, security, parking, etc.) confirming hours worked and delegating tasks as necessary
    • Communicate the activities of the day, via written notes
    • Oversee the locking/unlocking of event spaces as required.