Chabot Space & Science Center is a leader in innovative STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) learning. Serving as a home for science in Oakland since 1883, Chabot inspires and educates learners of all ages on the Universe and planet Earth.

Chabot is currently embarking on a historic partnership with NASA’s Ames Research Center to create novel learning and career opportunities in our current space renaissance for our community. We are expanding our team of impassioned visionaries to join us in rethinking equitable STEAM education for all.

We offer exciting career opportunities in a team-oriented environment for individuals who like to explore, deliver excellence, and have fun in their work.


Chabot Space & Science Center is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable, diverse and accessible working and learning environment that reflects the communities we serve. It is our policy and practice to consider all qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.


Current Open Positions

Reservations Coordinator

The Reservations Coordinator is a member of the Visitor Services Department. The Reservations Coordinator serves as the main point of contact for groups interested in booking school field trip programs as well as general group visits to the Science Center. The role is a combination of working with the Education department in school programming, and the sales of all groups wishing to visit the center. Programs include school field trips, teacher workshops, outreach programs and public education workshops, in addition to all group sales ranging from 12 people to hundreds. The Reservations Coordinator takes the lead role in assigning staff resources to leading education programs, as well as booking room and lab spaces for programs and internal staff use. This position is responsible for scheduling and keeping records of all K-12th grade science center education programs at Chabot. The Reservations Coordinator works under the supervision of the Director of Visitor Experience.


On-Call Event Assistant

The On-Call Event Assistant helps to implement daytime and evening private events hosted at the Center. The position will work directly under the direction of the Event Manager & with the Event Coordinator.  Private events that the position interfaces with include but is not limited to: lectures, demonstrations, performances, weddings, corporate parties, award ceremonies, meetings, conferences, galas, and proms. The ideal candidate is an individual with a strong interest in science education with prior experience with event production. This person thrives as part of a team, is detail oriented, hardworking, diplomatic, highly organized, comfortable producing written and verbal communications, and able to work independently to execute a task on time.


On- Call Overnight Host

As a member of the Visitor Experience department, overnight host(s) are responsible for guiding overnight groups through a pre-scheduled program itinerary, ensuring safety, and providing excellent customer service. Some programs require the delivery of hands-on programming in conjunction with other Chabot educators. Other work responsibilities include mealtime support, running pre-recorded planetarium shows and other logistics. Groups can range in size from 50-200 in attendance, with larger events require more than one host. The overnight groups can range from scout groups to families and/or adults.


Custodial Technician I

The Custodial Technician is responsible for maintaining cleanliness, order, and hygiene within a facility or building. This role plays a crucial part in ensuring a clean and safe environment for occupants, employees, and visitors. The Custodial Technician works under the supervision of the Building Manager or a more experienced technician and is responsible for learning and developing fundamental technical skills.