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The 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
Heavy Lift Forklift Operator
Group Sales Manager

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Ship’s Painter (pdf)

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.

Pay rate: $12.00 hour
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 pauty@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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Heavy Lift Forklift Operator (pdf)

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Position Summary

San Diego’s top-rated attraction, the USS Midway Museum, has an opening for an experienced Heavy Lift Forklift Operator. This person will also provide the general labor necessary for the maintenance of naval shipboard systems and support the daily operations of the facilities department.

Pay rate: $12.00 hour
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:
  • Load/unload event gear with lift equipment.
  • Operate shipboard equipment.
  • Perform basic equipment repair.
  • Clean, dust, wipe, sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; refill restroom dispensers.
  • Assist in basic construction and plumbing services.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

    Education/Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 6 months experience operating a heavy lift forklift.
  • Current forklift certification.
    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.
    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.

HOW TO APPLY

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

Due to the high number of responses, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
The USS Midway Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Group Sales Manager (pdf)

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The USS Midway Museum is seeking a dynamic professional with a proven track record in hospitality industry sales. The Group Sales Manager’s primary responsibility is to sell the USS Midway Museum experience to tour operators, hotels, destination management companies, corporations and other travel related industry organizations. This position requires a significant amount of car travel with some occasional overnight stays.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement Marketing Sales Plan.
  • Establish and cultivate top level relationships among existing and perspective travel industry partners.
  • Along with selling and business-building skills, develop and deliver presentations and customer proposals to sell the Midway experience to successfully promote and consummate the sale of products to achieve or exceed the sales plan.
  • Serve as a driver of business development and grow current and new business.
  • Utilize data sources to analyze and capitalize on sales opportunities with the greatest ROI. Communicate key competitive activities, trends, and changing customer development plans and priorities, which includes emerging customers.
  • Establish and maintain a customer database (CRM software). Use system completely to fulfill management expectations recording and utilizing customer and sales information.
  • Manage and mentor the Sales Assistant.
  • Manage programs that include e-tickets, pre-sold, group and consignment tickets and vouchers.
  • Represents the museum at industry related tradeshows, conventions, meetings and vendor fairs.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

    Education/Experience:
  • Four-year college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ related experience.
  • A proven track record in travel industry sales.
  • Established relationships and networks in the Southern California travel industry preferred.
  • Experience in delivering presentations to groups/individuals.
    Skills/Abilities:
  • Strong understanding of the outside sales process-cold calling, prospect development, closing, account servicing.
  • Comfortable with public speaking/group presentations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work in a self-initiating business environment.
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals in a professional manner.
  • Ability to multitask efficiently.
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to deal effectively with deadlines and time pressures.
  • Computer skills to include proficiency in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Valid driver’s license and exemplary driving record.
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.
    Working Conditions:
  • Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed aboard an Aircraft Carrier and in the south western region. Work schedule includes frequent overnight travel and ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
  • 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 20 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height.
  • Equipment Operated: Computer (Microsoft Office Suite: Email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.), printers, fax machine, telephone, copier, scanner.
    Some of the benefits the USS Midway Museum offers 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
  • Discounts at Fantail Café
  • Merchandise Discounts in Jet Shop
  • Free Admission to participating San Diego Museums
  • World class employee culture

HOW TO APPLY:
If you meet the qualifications for the position and are interested in applying, please submit resume and salary requirement to jobs@midway.org with Group Sales Manager in the subject line.

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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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