Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at the USS Midway Museum. The following positions are currently available. Click below for a full description of the position:

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

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Custodial/Janitorial (pdf)

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

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

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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Maintenance Technician

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Position Summary:
 

Seeking 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.

Job Details:
 
  • Schedule: 40 hours per week, must be able to work nights & weekends
  • Status: 30-60 day Temporary assignment with potential for full time hire after assignment is completed
  • Hourly rate: $11 - $12 per hour based on experience 
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:

  • Assist in basic construction and plumbing services
  • 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

Education/Experience:

  • 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.

Working Conditions:

  • Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed on board an aircraft carrier. 
  • Physical Requirements: Constant climbing up/down stairs and ladders; bend stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull/push lift, and carry heavy objects; reach both above and below shoulder height
  • Equipment Operated: Aircraft elevator, fork lift, man lift, aircraft tow truck, buffer/scrubber, pallet jack, sand blaster, small power tools and janitorial equipment

HOW TO APPLY

If you meet the qualifications for the position and are interested in applying, send your resume with Maintenance Technician in the subject line to swhaley@midway.org.

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

The USS Midway Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Ships Preservation Supervisor (pdf)

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Position Summary:
 

Under the direction of the Facilities Manager,  this position­ is responsible for assisting with daily preservation updates, as well as cargo rigging, crane operations, heavy equipment operations, deck maintenance, working aloft, small boat operation, and other duties performed by the engineering department.  

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing the ships corrosion control program
  • Provide supervision of ships preservation team
  • Operate lift equipment
  • Conduct maintenance of small boats and paint equipment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Education/Experience:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. required
  • 4 years of experience in U.S. Navy Shipboard operations, corrosion control, painting/preservation, hazmat handling and spray painting

Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of aircraft carrier hull structure, compartments, engineering plant configuration, ground tackle, small boats, and deck equipment.
  • Computer skills to include proficiency in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Accurate and detail oriented.
  • Ability to deal effectively with deadlines and time pressures.
  • Self-motivated and problem solver without supervision.
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.
  • Ability to work weekend and evening hours.

Working Conditions:

  • Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed on board an aircraft carrier. 
  • 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 80 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height
  • Equipment Operated: Aircraft elevator, fork lift, man lift, aircraft tow truck, buffer/scrubber, pallet jack, sand blaster, small power tools and janitorial equipment

HOW TO APPLY

If you meet the qualifications for the position and are interested in applying, send your resume with cover letter and Preservation Supervisor in the subject line to jobs@midway.org.

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

The USS Midway Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Ship's Painter

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Position Summary:
 

Seeking 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.

Job Details:
 
  • Schedule: 40 hours per week, schedule varies
  • Status: 30-60 day Temporary assignment with potential for full time hire after assignment is completed
  • Hourly rate: $12 per hour 
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:

  • 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.

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 year of related experience required
  • Shipboard painting experience a plus.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Working Conditions:

  • Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed on board an aircraft carrier. 
  • 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 80 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height
  • Equipment Operated: Aircraft elevator, fork lift, man lift, aircraft tow truck, buffer/scrubber, pallet jack, sand blaster, small power tools and janitorial equipment

HOW TO APPLY

If you meet the qualifications for the position and are interested in applying, send your resume with Ship's Painter in the subject line to swhaley@midway.org.

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

The USS Midway Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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