Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at the USS Midway Museum.

About the Midway

The USS Midway Museum is America’s most visited naval historic ship museum. It is dedicated to preserving the legacy and contributions of US Naval Aviation as well as honoring those who serve, and served, America in uniform. The Midway Museum is the top-rated attraction in San Diego and hosts more than 1,000,000 visitors annually. Located in downtown San Diego, it is open daily.

Why the USS Midway Museum?
The longest serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century now serves as a symbol of freedom and a legacy to those who served. Join our team and help us preserve those freedoms by sharing their stories with the world.

Some of the benefits the USS Midway Museum offers regular full-time employees are:

  • 100% Company-paid Health and Dental insurance
  • 100% Company-paid Life and LTD insurance
  • Competitive Vacation, Sick time and paid holidays
  • 403(b) Plan with 100% match up to 5% of salary and immediate vesting.
  • Annual discretionary bonus program

Full-time and part-time employee benefits:

  • Paid Parking and walking distance to public transportation
  • Work downtown on the water in the heart of the Embarcadero Waterfront experience.
  • Discounts at onsite Café
  • Merchandise Discounts in Jet Shop
  • Free Admission to participating San Diego Museums
  • Friendly culture and casual environment.

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. Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

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

Open Positions

SAN DIEGO, CA

Are you upbeat, positive, reliable and have a passion for people?  Are you looking for a job in a unique and fun environment?  The USS Midway Museum is looking for an Admissions/Cashier Lead to join our guest services team in delivering exceptional customer service.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The USS Midway Museum is an immensely popular event venue. Its unique downtown location, convention center proximity and 360-degree panorama view make it an unparalleled venue for every occasion. More than 700 private and active-duty Navy events are held annually.  The Midway can accommodate events for up to 3,500 guests.

The Museum has openings for event bartenders.   Positions are part-time.  Weekly hours are approximately 10-20 hours per week with potential for more as event business returns.  Pay is $15.00 per hour plus gratuity share.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages
  • Interact with customers, take orders, and serve drinks
  • Assess customers’ needs and preferences and make recommendations
  • Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails
  • Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies
  • Stay guest focused and provide an excellent guest experience
  • Comply with all food and beverage regulations

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Minimum one-year experience in bartending
  • At least one-year experience in customer service and/or hospitality preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years.
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed aboard an Aircraft Carrier in all weather conditions, indoor and outdoor.

Physical Requirements:  Standing for long periods, climbing up/down stairs and ladders; and carry up to 50 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height.

Equipment Operated:  Computer, printers, fax machine, telephone, copier, and scanner.

SAN DIEGO, CA

Are you upbeat, positive, reliable and have a passion for people?  Are you looking for a job in a unique and fun environment?  The most visited aircraft carrier museum, the USS Midway Museum, is looking for a Event Setup Rep (On Call).

Department:  Events

Reports to:     Event Operations Manager

Status:            On call

Pay rate:        $15.00 hour

Schedule:       AM/PM shifts.  Must be able to work weekends/holidays.

Position Summary

San Diego’s top-rated attraction, the USS Midway Museum, is seeking Event Service Representatives.  This position provides the general labor necessary for the set up and tear down and equipment for special events.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Clean, dust, and wipe rental equipment furniture
  • Load/unload event gear and equipment with lift equipment
  • Physically set up and tear down event equipment i.e. tables, chairs, stanchions, flooring, umbrellas, etc.
  • Assemble furniture and space accessories, i.e. shelving, cabinets, etc.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Prior related experience preferred.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Reliable and dependable: ability to report to work on time as scheduled.
  • Demonstrate excellent guest services skills.
  • A team player. Must work well with others.

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 50 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.

SAN DIEGO, CA

Are you upbeat, positive, reliable and have a passion for people?  Are you looking for a job in a unique and fun environment?  The most visited aircraft carrier museum, the USS Midway Museum, is now hiring.

Status:      Full Time with 100% medical & dental, 403b with match, vacation, sick and holiday hours.

Schedule:  40 hours per week, shifts vary

Pay rate:  $16.00 per hour

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/ABILITIES:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience preferred.

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.

SAN DIEGO, CA

San Diego’s top-rated attraction, the USS Midway Museum, is looking for a Logistics & Maintenance Technician to provide operational logistics of our loading dock and general labor/maintenance as required.

 Status:      Regular full time with 100% paid Medical and Dental, 1st of the month after 30 days

Schedule:  40 hours per week, must be able to work nights & weekends!

Pay Rate:  $17.00 per hour

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

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for daily operational logistics that requires movement of equipment/supplies from the pier via aircraft elevators, hangar bay to flight deck via cargo/bomb elevator and via forklift through the hangar bay and flight deck.
  • Receive and deliver USPS, FEDEX, Amazon and other general package deliveries on behalf of MIDWAY and MIDWAY vendors.
  • Support timely onload of perishable food items for catering, café and special events.
  • Support proper removal of trash, retrograde, HAZMAT, e-waste, recyclable material, grease, aircraft or vehicles as required.
  • Perform general maintenance and repair of the ship and associated equipment including interior/exterior hull preservation, corrosion control, truck, van, forklift and light towers as well as general custodial maintenance.
  • Operate aircraft/bomb elevator, forklift (large and smaller forklifts), man-lift and rolling stocks.
  • Work collaboratively with all internal departments to ensure coordination of activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Graduate
  • Previous related work experience with maintenance/repair, or warehouse logistics.
  • U.S. Navy shipboard maintenance experience a plus!

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Qualified or can be qualified to operate forklifts, pallet equipment and other Midway specific equipment
  • Maintain a qualified driving record to operate company vehicles.
  • Computer skills to include proficiency in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to use small power (hand and cleaning) tools.
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work in a self-initiating business environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to deal effectively with deadlines and time pressures.
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned
  • Ability to work weekend and evening hours as assigned.

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 40 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height.

Equipment Operated:  Forklift, pallet equipment, small power tools, buffer/scrubber, and janitorial equipment.

SAN DIEGO, CA

The USS Midway School Field Trip program has a great opportunity for experienced teachers looking to use their skills in an informal, fun, teaching environment.  Our popular onboard program for grades 2 – 8  covering science, math and social studies has expanded and now includes Distance Learning/Virtual visits to the Midway.  Learn more about our Field Trip programs at https://www.midway.org/school-programs

Learn more about our Distance Learning programs by visiting

JOB DETAILS:

  • Hourly Pay Rate:  $18/hr
  • Traditional school schedule: weekdays Monday – Friday, through the months SEP – JUN
  • Work shift hours are 8:30am – 1:30pm
  • 15-20 – hours per week
  • Three (3) days per week required availability. Days vary based on department need.
  • Provide educational instruction to school groups of all ages while on the USS Midway Museum
  • Provide educational instruction to school groups of all ages using video conference software to conduct virtual visits from the USS Midway Museum.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • One year of classroom teaching experience.
  • Classroom and Virtual Classroom management skills.
  • Ability to explain technical, historical, and scientific information in an entertaining fashion.
  • Enjoy working with elementary, middle, and high school students.
  • Familiarity with the technology involved in operating video conferencing software platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google meets etc.
  • Spanish as a second language is a plus.
  • Candidates must be able to climb up and down stairs and crew ladders, perform light cleaning duties, and lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Pass Live Scan Background check.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed onboard an aircraft carrier.

Physical Requirements: Frequent climbing up/down stairs and crew ladders; ability to bend and stoop to lift, move and/or retrieve objects, artifacts, and teaching materials; pull, push, lift, and carry up to 20 lbs.; reach both above and below shoulder height.

SAN DIEGO, CA

Are you upbeat, positive, reliable and have a passion for people? Are you looking for a job in a unique and fun environment? The most visited aircraft carrier museum, the USS Midway Museum, is looking for friendly part-time guest service associates to be make lasting impressions with all our guests onboard.
Pay rate: $15.00/ hour
Schedule: 20 – 30 hours per week, 3-4 days weekly between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm.

**Sunday availability is required.

 SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:
  • Greeters: Welcome guests as they enter the museum.
  • Audio Tour Distribution: Ensure guests receive their audio tour equipment and understand how to use it.
  • Audio Tour Return: Guests turns in their audio equipment and are thanked for visiting as they leave.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • HS Student, HS diploma or GED equivalent
  • Previous customer service experience a plus

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Must be friendly, personable and comfortable engaging with guests.
  • Reliable and dependable: ability to report to work on time as scheduled.
  • Demonstrate excellent guest services skills.
  • A team player. Must work well with others

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Job Conditions/Work Location: Working onboard a former Navy Aircraft Carrier in all weather conditions, indoor and outdoor.
  • Physical Requirements: Stretching and bending are moves commonly made throughout the day by employees working in this position. Frequent lifting, carrying, transporting, loading and unloading Audio equipment. Walking long distances, frequent twisting, bending and stooping, and standing for long periods of time.
    Equipment Operated: N/A

SAN DIEGO, CA

Are you upbeat, positive, reliable and have a passion for people?  Are you looking for a job in a unique and fun environment?  The most visited aircraft carrier museum, the USS Midway Museum, is looking for a Ride Operator.

Position Overview

As a Ride Operator, in addition to proactively engaging our guests making them feel welcomed, comfortable, and important, you will process ticket transactions and provide safety and ride instructions for the flight simulation experience.

Schedule

  • 4 days week – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday
  • 7-hour work shifts (9:30 am – 5:00 pm) plus occasional evening shift availability required
  • Up to 28 hours per week
  • Must be able to work holidays (except Thanksgiving and Christmas)
  • Pay: $16.00 per hour
 SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:
  • Proactively engage with guests in a helpful and friendly manner.
  • Provide clear and complete ride instructions to riders – including flight instructions and safety features.
  • Accurately enter ticket purchases into POS
  • Conduct daily safety inspection checklist
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment – conduct daily cleaning of ride and ride enclosure.
  • Report ride discrepancies/incidents to management
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • HS diploma or GED equivalent
  • Previous guest experience a plus.
  • Previous ride operator experience a plus

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Must be friendly, personable, and comfortable engaging with guests.
  • Have a passion for customer service.
  • Reliable and dependable: ability to report to work on time as scheduled.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and good judgment in providing guests an exceptional experience.
  • A team player. Must work well with others.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Job Conditions/Work Location: Working onboard a former Navy Aircraft Carrier in all weather conditions, indoor and outdoor.

Physical Requirements:  Stretching and bending are moves commonly made throughout the day by employees working in this position. Frequent lifting, carrying, transporting, loading and unloading Audio equipment. Frequent twisting, bending and stooping, and standing for long periods of time.

Equipment Operated:  N/A

SAN DIEGO, CA

The USS Midway Museum is seeking a Staff Accountant that is interested in working in a highly collaborative fun environment, appreciates volunteer service, enjoys problem solving and is passionate about making an impact at work.  A relatively young and small organization, the Midway provides an excellent opportunity for staff to experience ownership of their work and see immediate results of their efforts while also enjoying a balanced work/life.

The Staff Accountant assists the Accounting Manager in all aspects of the accounting operations.

 SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:
  • Perform daily accounting operations including cash management, receivables, payables, and general ledger functions.
  • Process and manage data for journal entries.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for operating bank account and all other cash, savings, and investment accounts and related journal entries.
  • Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile balance sheet and general ledger accounts.
  • Assists in the monthly closing and preparation of financial statements.
  • Supports preparation for annual audit and annual 990 tax filing.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • A Bachelor’s level degree in accounting (or related field) from an accredited university.
  • Minimum of three years of applicable finance and accounting experience, preferably in a non-profit fund accounting setting.
  • Experience using the following systems – Abila MIP, Reserve Event Planning, Galaxy Ticketing System, and Raiser’s Edge.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Ability to interact with a variety of individuals in a professional manner.
  • Ability to apply accounting principles and practices to a wide variety of transactions.
  • Perform mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy.
  • Advanced Excel skills (knowledge of power query, pivot tables, lookups, etc).
  • Ability to work in a self-initiating business environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with deadlines and time pressures.
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.
  • Applicants must be able to pass a background check.
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed aboard the USS Midway in former administrative offices restored to basic working conditions.
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to sit for long periods, climb up and down stairs and ladders; to bend, stoop, and lift standard office supplies and small office items.
  • Equipment Operated: Computer, printers, fax machine, telephone, copier and scanner.

SAN DIEGO, CA

Are you upbeat, positive, reliable and have a passion for people?  Are you looking for a job in a unique and fun environment?  The most visited aircraft carrier museum, the USS Midway Museum, is looking for an Admissions Team Member to join our guest services team in delivering exceptional customer service.

Pay rate:  $16.00/ hour

Schedule: 20-30 hours per week, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

      Monday availability required

 SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:
  • Enthusiastically greet guests at the ticket window or entrance scanning station.
  • Assist guests with selection of appropriate admission tickets.
  • Accurately enter ticket purchases into Gateway Ticketing System.
  • Accurately check and scan various ticket and membership types at scanning stations.
  • Be knowledgeable of all programs and facilities both onboard, and in the ticket office.
  • Respond to inquiries with information/suggestions to enhance guests visit.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness, and organization of workstation.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • HS Student, HS diploma or GED equivalent
  • Prior customer service.
  • P.O.S./cashiering experience a plus.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Must be friendly, personable, and comfortable engaging with guests.
  • Reliable and dependable:  ability to report to work on time as scheduled.
  • Demonstrate excellent guest services skills.
  • A team player. Must work well with others

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Job Conditions/Work Location: Working onboard a former Navy Aircraft Carrier in all weather conditions, indoor and outdoor.

Physical Requirements:  Sitting and standing for long periods of time.

Equipment Operated:  Computer, printers, fax machine, telephone, handheld radio, copier, and scanner.

SAN DIEGO, CA

Status:      Full Time with 100% medical & dental, 403b with match, vacation, sick and holiday hours.

Schedule:  40 hours per week, Thursday – Monday, day, and evening shifts

Pay rate:  $19.00 + depending on experience

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

 SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:
  • Distribute work assignments to the daily crew and monitor progress.
  • Primary custodial point of contact for the Engineering department in the absence of Custodial Supervisor.
  • Complete daily status report.
  • 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/ABILITIES:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in custodial maintenance.
  • Prior experience in leading a team of 4 of more.

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.

SAN DIEGO, CA

The USS Midway Museum is seeking an Assistant Airwing Director that is interested in working in a highly collaborative fun environment, appreciates volunteer service, enjoys problem-solving, and is passionate about making an impact at work.  A relatively young and small organization, the Midway provides an excellent opportunity for staff to experience ownership of their work and see immediate results of their efforts while also enjoying a balanced work/life.

The Assistant Airwing Director is a hands-on role responsible for supporting projects regarding the exterior/interior repair, maintenance, and corrosion control of the Museum’s aircraft.

  • Ideal candidates will have a minimum of ten years of experience dealing with all aspects of aircraft structural repairs and/or museum operations.

SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:

  • Prioritizes, provides direction, and works with volunteers and staff in the preservation and restoration of aircraft.
  • Provides training on aircraft restoration, corrosion control, manufacturing and replacing aircraft components.
  • Supervises staff and makes recommendations for staffing requirements.
  • Attends volunteer open house to interview and select Airwing volunteers.
  • Responsible for compliance with safety regulations and ensuring all work is done in a safe manner.
  • Represents the department at the monthly safety meeting.
  • Supervises and coordinates shipping of aircrafts and equipment to and from Naval Air Station North Island to Midway Museum.
  • Assists in the development and administration of the budget.
  • Approves reimbursement for expenses, timecards and leave requests.
  • Network with other aircraft museums and support organizations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 10 years of experience dealing with all aspects of aircraft structural repairs and/or museum operations.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of aircraft preservation, restoration, and fabrication.
  • Knowledge of Cal OSHA safety regulations including fall protection, hazardous material, and respirator use.
  • Ability to represent the Museum to external audiences.
  • Knowledge of the management, preservation, and storage of historical items.
  • Requires a high degree of tact, judgment, knowledge, integrity, and the ability to deal with and others in a positive manner.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, teamwork, problem-solving skills with the ability to effectively multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Accurate and detail oriented.
  • Self-motivated and problem solve with minimum supervision.
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.
  • Valid California Driver’s License and clean driving record.

Pay:  The pay range for this position starts $30.00 per hour. The pay rate will be determined by your related education and experience.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed aboard an Aircraft Carrier in all weather conditions, indoor and outdoor.

Physical Requirements:  Constant climbing up/downstairs and ladders; bend stoop, and lift to move

and retrieve materials; pull/push lift and carry up to 50 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height.

Equipment Operated:  Computer, printer, fax machine, telephone, copier, dry mount press, mat cutter, slide and flatbed scanners, laminator, small and large power tools, tow tractor, folk lift, Nitrogen cart and other Aircraft Ground Support Equipment.

SAN DIEGO, CA

The USS Midway Museum is seeking an Assistant Facilities Manager that is interested in working in a highly collaborative fun environment, appreciates volunteer service, enjoys problem-solving, and is passionate about making an impact at work.  A relatively young and small organization, the Midway provides an excellent opportunity for staff to experience ownership of their work and see immediate results of their efforts while also enjoying a balanced work/life.

The Assistant Facilities Manager is a hands-on role responsible for supporting projects regarding exterior/interior maintenance and corrosion control, preventive maintenance of equipment, and museum spaces.  Additionally, the position supports custodial maintenance, tool control/equipment inventory; construction, expansion, and repair projects, procurement of operations/maintenance/janitorial and consumable material.

  • Ideal candidates will have a minimum of five years of experience in facilities management or related field and maritime preventative maintenance and preservation knowledge and experience vice U.S. Naval ship.

This position works closely with a variety of constituents (department heads, clients, vendors, co-workers, etc.) requiring the candidate to possess excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, including a proven ability to tactfully collaborate on challenging issues.

Schedule is Thursday – Monday, day shift with flexibility to work occasional evening hours. 

SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:

  • Assistant to the Facilities manager. Responsible for supporting plans and guidance to engineering department personnel in carrying out the daily operations including spaces/equipment maintenance, interior/exterior hull preservation/corrosion control, custodial maintenance, events support, and engineering department staffing.
  • Contributes to weekly maintenance meeting and follows-up with personnel with daily and weekly work assignments as prescribed by the Facilities Manager.
  • Monitors work assignments and projects of consultants, contractors, and vendors.
  • If assigned, directs and monitors expansion projects including demolition, construction, clean-up, preservation, and restoration.
  • If assigned, attends weekly event planning committee meeting on behalf of the Facilities Manager
  • Ensures procurement of custodial, repair, maintenance and operations supplies.
  • Responds to trouble calls, job orders and safety related discrepancies.
  • If assigned, oversees the operation of the forklift and elevator required for onloading/offloading goods and equipment.
  • Assists in the supervision of Engineering Restoration Volunteers.
  • Assists in the management of ship Recycling Program.
  • Operates aircraft and bomb elevators, scissor-lift and forklift.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Five years of experience in facilities management or related field.
  • Maritime preventative maintenance and preservation knowledge and experience.
  • Experience in proper handling of paint and chemical products on a ship vessel.
  • Minimum two years leading a team (2+ employees)

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Computer skills to include proficiency in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Certified or able to be certified to operate equipment such as forklift and scissor-lift.
  • Knowledge of U.S. Naval Ship hull structure, compartments, engineering plant configuration, ground tackle and deck equipment preferred.
  • Demonstrates ability to use small power tools.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to coach, train and motivate team members.  Can provide constructive feedback in a calm and factual manner.
  • Can create clear and concise instructions as well as provide clear and detailed guidance to team members/contractors/vendors.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals in a professional manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and deals effectively with deadlines and time pressures.
  • Ability to work in a self-initiating business environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to deal effectively with deadlines and time pressures.
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned

Pay:  The pay range for this position starts $30.00 per hour. The pay rate will be determined by your related education and experience.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed aboard an Aircraft Carrier in all weather conditions, indoor and outdoor.

Physical Requirements:  Constant climbing up/downstairs 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:  Computer (Microsoft Office Email, Word, Excel, etc.), printers, fax machine, telephone, copier, and scanner.  Aircraft elevator, forklift, motorized pallet jack, scissor lift, tow lift, riding buffer/scrubber and small power tools.

SAN DIEGO, CA

The USS Midway Safety and Security team has a part-time opportunity available.

The Safety Specialist is responsible for providing support to the Safety Team on weekends and nights for designated events, operations and/or early morning hours to oversee contractor access.  This includes opening the Ship and sometimes closing the Ship duties.

The Safety Specialist will be expected to work weekends, mornings and some evenings on a regular basis, but schedule may vary with the departments need.  Ability to work on a flexible changing schedule is important.   

Candidates must be able to pass a Live Scan Background Check.

SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:

  • Provide support daily security operations and designated assignments
  • Responsible for working across departments to ensure safety and security needs are met.
  • Operate alarm and monitoring systems.
  • Assist with Event Scheduling when needed as a back-up for the Event Safety Supervisor
  • Provide Security for early morning and some late evening Ship Operations as needed.
  • Responsible for deactivating the Ship’s Alarm in the morning and setting the alarm on some evening events as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High school or equivalent education required.  Bachelor degree preferred.
  • Two years in a security, police or military job that required knowledge of patrol, situational awareness is desirable.
  • Relevant experience in the tourism/hospitality/attraction industry a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of security work around large crowds and special events preferred.
  • OSHA general industry rule knowledge desirable

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals in a professional manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail.
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.
  • First Aid Card (Red Cross) a plus.
  • Pass Live Scan Background Check

Pay:  The pay range for this position starts $18.00 per hour.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Job Conditions/Work Location:  Working onboard a former Navy Aircraft Carrier in all weather conditions.

Physical Requirements:  Stretching and bending are moves commonly made throughout the day by employees working in this position.  Walking long distances and standing for long periods of time.  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:  Computer, facsimile, printer, scanner, telephone, handheld radios.

SAN DIEGO, CA

The USS Midway Overnight Adventure Program takes guests on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the museum and provides hands-on experiences while onboard a historic aircraft carrier. The Overnight Adventure Program is looking for individuals who are interested in educating and engaging with youth in a fun and entertaining setting.  Gain a variety of skills in youth education and programing while making a positive impact on future generations and honoring the legacy of those who have served. To learn more about our Overnight Adventure programs please go to  https://www.midway.org/education/snooze-crewz-overnight-adventure/.

SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:

  • Hourly Pay Rate:  $16/hr
  • Work shift hours are 5 pm-10:15 pm and 5:30 am – 10:30 am the following day on either Friday-Saturday or Saturday-Sunday
  • 10 hours per week
  • Flexible availability required. Days vary based on department needs.
  • Lead guests on behind-the-scenes tours, assist with check-in process, and provide excellent customer service to guests of all ages.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS/ABILITIES:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with working with groups of various ages preferred.
  • No prior knowledge needed. Training provided.
  • Ability to explain provided historical and technical information in an entertaining fashion.
  • Enjoy working with groups of various ages.
  • Candidates must be able to climb up and down stairs and crew ladders, perform light job duties and lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Pass Live Scan Background check

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Job Conditions/Work Location:  Work is performed on board an aircraft carrier.

Physical Requirements:   Frequent 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.

USS Midway Museum is working with Blair Search Partners to find a new museum president and CEO to lead our team. This is an incredible time to join the museum as we prepare to embark on the largest capital campaign in the museum’s history to support the development of Freedom Park on Navy Pier. The CEO will play a key leadership role in laying the financial groundwork for the multimillion-dollar campaign and managing the partnerships and important infrastructure investment it will fund.

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