Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

The California Science Center is an internationally recognized leader in informal science education. Our mission is to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone, by creating fun, memorable experiences.

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Leroy Hamilton
Join Our Team!

We are looking for highly passionate and dedicated people to help support our mission. Job opportunities are available through both the California Science Center Foundation (non-profit) and the California Science Center (State).

State Job Opportunities

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Now recruiting!
Exhibit Designer

The California Science Center seeks an Exhibit Designer to join our exhibit development team and lead the 3-D design and production of engaging science exhibits.

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Leroy Hamilton
Now recruiting!
Curator of Life Sciences

The California Science Center seeks a Curator of Life Sciences who is ready to make a meaningful impact through the development of science education and museum exhibits.

California Science Center requires weekly COVID-19 testing of all unvaccinated state employees working on site as an additional health and safety standard to protect the state workforce and the public it serves. Any state employee seeking exemption from COVID-19 testing must provide evidence of full vaccination.

Learn about the State application process, and find answers to frequently asked questions.

Search CalHR for current State job assessments and open positions at the California Science Center.

Learn more about State benefits.

Foundation Job Opportunities

California Science Center Foundation requires all Foundation employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be granted an approved exemption to vaccination.

Below is a list of our current Foundation job openings, a summary of the benefits we offer, and an overview of our application process.

Accounting

Status
Full-time
Type
Regular

Guest Services

Status
Part-time
Type
Temporary
Status
Part-time
Type
Temporary

Communications

Status
Full-time
Type
Temporary
Status
Full-time
Type
Regular

Retail Operations

Status
Part-time
Type
Temporary

Human Resources

Status
Full-time
Type
Regular

Exhibit Development

Status
Full-time
Type
Regular

Event Services

Status
Full-time
Type
Regular

Foundation Benefits & Perks

The California Science Center Foundation is proud to offer a generous benefits package that supports the health and wellbeing of our community. The Science Center also provides an Employee Assistance Program and Wellness Program to support the well-being of our employees in a confidential and professional manner.

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Medical, Dental, and Vision

The California Science Center Foundation offers competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits for full-time and part-time variable employees.

Retirement

The California Science Center Foundation provides all employees access to a 403(b) retirement plan. Employees may begin contributing to their retirement plan on the first of the month following their hire date.

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Nathan Alexander

Reciprocal Admission

California Science Center Foundation employees enjoy a FREE or discounted admission to more than 350 other science centers and museums nationwide

Discounts

California Science Center Foundation employees are eligible for free Science Center memberships, as well as discounts at Trimana food services and the ExploraStore.

Foundation Hiring Process

All Foundation applications must include:

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Tracie Spence Photography
Apply by email:

E-mail all application materials to HR@californiasciencecenter.org

Apply by fax:

Fax all application materials to the Foundation Human Resources Department at 213-744-2673.

Apply by mail:

Applications may be mailed to:

California Science Center Foundation
Attn: Human Resources Department
700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037

No phone calls please.

The California Science Center Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.