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Fishers Maker Playground Part-Time Makerspace Staff

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Fishers Maker Playground Part-Time Makerspace Staff




The Part-Time Makerspace Staff position is responsible for onsite supervision, training coordination, membership services and execution of specific programs in the Maker Playground managed by the Parks and Recreation Department for the City of Fishers. The Maker Playground will operate as a public facility, inviting designers, entrepreneurs, fabricators, creatives, artists, teachers, and those new to “making” to engage in collaboration, mentorship, events, programs, training and more. Maker Playground Staff will work closely with the Makerspace Manager, members, educators and program leaders.

This position is a year-round part-time position with an average of 20-29 hours a week, requiring evening and weekend availability. Some administrative duties are required in regards to membership and training, but will be primarily focused on hands on instruction and maintaining tools and equipment.

Examples of Duties

  • Conduct safety trainings for new members
  • Assist members and contractors with proper use of tools and equipment
  • Oversee use of tools and equipment in Makerspace
  • Perform basic maintenance on tools and equipment in Makerspace
  • Provide tours of Makerspace, demonstrations of various tools, and simple introductory lessons for the community in the interest of creating a community of “makers”
  • Administrative duties related to membership and training
  • Various other operational duties as needed within the Makerspace

Minimum Qualifications

  • Prior experience in trades specific to the Makerspace (trades experience through work or hobby background considered);
  • Basic knowledge of equipment being used in the space (CNC, Laser Cutter, Wood Shop Equipment, Welding Equipment, 3D printers);
  • Previous experience working in a Makerspace a plus;
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work effectively in fast-paced, stressful situations and seamlessly handle multiple tasks and responsibilities;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills required;
  • Evening and weekend hours are required based on business needs.

Please apply through the website here:


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