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guest having photo takenThe following positions are currently available. Please click on the position for a full description of the position. Click where it says "pdf" if you would like a downloadable pdf version of the job description:

Ship's Painter
Maintenance Technicians
Service Technicians

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Ship’s Painter (pdf)

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Position Summary

San Diego’s top-rated attraction, the USS Midway Museum, has an opening for an experienced ship painter to be a part of the Ship’s Preservation team. This person will also provide the general labor necessary for the daily operations of the facilities department.

$10 - $12 hour based on experience
Status: 60 day temporary assignment with potential for full time after assignment is completed
Schedule: 40 hours per week, schedule varies.

MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK A SCHEDULE THAT WILL INCLUDE WEEKENDS, EVENINGS AND HOLIDAYS.

    Summary of Responsibilities
  • Painting, demolition, scraping, etc.
  • Assist in basic construction
  • Load/unload event gear with lift equipment
  • Operate shipboard equipment
  • Clean, dust, wipe, sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; refill restroom dispensers.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

    Education/Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 year of related experience required
  • Shipboard painting experience required.
    Skills/Abilities:
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION TO ACCOMMODATE LATE NIGHT/EARLY MORNING HOURS!
    Working Conditions:
  • Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed on board an aircraft carrier. Shifts vary and require ability to work nights and weekends.
  • Physical Requirements: Constant climbing up/down stairs and ladders; bend, stoop, kneel and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull/push lift, and carry up to 80 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height.
  • Equipment Operated: Aircraft elevator, fork lift, man lift, aircraft tow truck, buffer/scrubber, pallet jack, small power tools and janitorial equipment.

HOW TO APPLY

If you meet the qualifications for the position and are interested in applying, please submit resume to swhaley@midway.org with “Ship’s Painter” in the subject line.

Due to the high number of responses, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

    Some of the benefits the USS Midway Museum offers regular full-time employees are:
  • Company-paid Health and Dental Insurance
  • Company-paid Life and LTD insurance
  • Vacation, Sick and Holiday Pay
  • 403(b) Plan with match
  • Paid On-site Parking
  • Discounts at Fantail Café
  • Merchandise Discounts in Jet Shop
  • Free Admission to participating San Diego Museums
  • Unique work environment that emphasizes self-starters, fun, inspiration, service to country and a work/life balance.

The USS Midway Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (pdf)

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Position Summary
San Diego’s top-rated attraction, the USS Midway Museum, has several openings for motivated skilled laborers needed to provide the general labor necessary for the maintenance of naval shipboard systems and support the daily operations of the facilities department.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Status: 60 Day Temporary assignment with potential for full time hire after assignment is completed
Schedule: 40 hours per week, must be able to work nights & weekends!
Pay rate: $10 - $12 hour based on experience

ALL POSITIONS REQUIRED RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION TO ACCOMMODATE PM HOURS!!

MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK A SCHEDULE THAT WILL INCLUDE WEEKENDS, EVENINGS AND HOLIDAYS.

  • Assist in basic construction and plumbing services
  • Load/unload event gear with lift equipment
  • Perform basic equipment repair
  • Operate shipboard equipment
  • Clean, dust, wipe, sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; refill restroom dispensers
    Requirements
  • Minimum of 1 year of related experience required
  • U.S. Navy shipboard maintenance experience a plus!
  • Basic knowledge of shipboard electrical, mechanical and auxiliary systems preferred.

HOW TO APPLY

If you meet the qualifications for the position and are interested in applying, please submit resume to swhaley@midway.org.

The USS Midway Museum is an equal employment opportunity employer.

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Custodial/Janitorial (pdf)

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The USS Midway Museum has several openings for Custodial/Janitorial positions.

Pay rate: $10.00 hour
Status: 60 Day Temporary assignment with potential for full time after assignment is completed
Schedule: 40 hours per week, shifts vary, must be able to work nights & weekends!

POSITION REQUIRES RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION TO ACCOMMODATE LATE NIGHT/EARLY MORNING HOURS!!

MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK A SCHEDULE that WILL INCLUDE WEEKENDS, EVENINGS AND HOLIDAYS.

    Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms, using cleansers, solvents, soap solutions, and polishes
  • Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; refill restroom dispensers
  • Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors
  • Wash walls and equipment
  • Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers, vacuums, brooms and mops for cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, equipment, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

    Education/Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in custodial maintenance or a related field
    Skills/Abilities:
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to follow written/verbal instructions
  • Ability to operate and use small power/hand tools
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to deal effectively with deadlines and time pressures
    Working Conditions:
  • Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed on board an aircraft carrier. Shifts vary and require ability to work nights and weekends
  • Physical Requirements: Constant climbing up/down stairs and ladders; bend stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull/push lift, and carry up to 40 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height
  • Equipment Operated: Small power tools, buffer/scrubber, and janitorial equipment

HOW TO APPLY

If you meet the qualifications for the position and are interested in applying, please submit resume to swhaley@midway.org with “Service Tech” in the subject line.

Be part of a fun and exciting team aboard America’s most-visited aircraft carrier museum!

The USS Midway Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Fast Fact

A steel flight deck atop a relatively narrow hull helped make the USS Midway top-heavy.

  

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