Job Opportunities

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

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
  • A 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. 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

Click the available positions below for a full description of this opportunity.

SAN DIEGO, CA

Status: 60 Day Temporary Assignment with potential for full time after assignment is completed.
Schedule: 40 hours per week, schedule varies.
Hourly rate: $15 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.


Position Summary:

The Logistics Supervisor reports to the Facilities Manager. He/she is responsible carrying out and delegate work assignment including:  special events support, custodial maintenance, preservation, general labor, maintenance.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accomplish work assignments as directed by the Facilities Manager, which include: special events support, spaces/equipment maintenance, interior/exterior hull preservation/corrosion control, custodial maintenance, trash removal, and general labor.
  • Assign work assignment to his/her crew and monitor progress.
  • Operate aircraft/bomb elevator, fork lift, man-lift and rolling stocks.
  • In-charge of receiving/shipments and deliveries.
  • Load-in and load-off supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Education/Experience: 

  • High School graduate. A team player, who demonstrates an ability to interact with the public, customers, and vendors. Must demonstrate good working relationship with other departments.

Skills/Abilities

  • Good written and verbal communications skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to supervise maintenance crew of five or more.
  • Knowledge of Aircraft Carrier hull structure, compartments/spaces, and shipboard equipment.
  • Demonstrates ability to use small power tools.

Working Conditions

Job Conditions/Work Location:  Working onboard a former Navy Aircraft Carrier in all weather conditions.
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, riding buffer/scrubber, computer, printer, fax machine, telephone, copier, small power tools and two-way radio.

SAN DIEGO, CA

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: 3060 day Temporary assignment with potential for full time hire after assignment is completed
  • Hourly rate: $13 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.

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 friendly part-time guest service associates to be make lasting impressions with all of our guests onboard.

Pay rate:  $11.50 / hour
Schedule:  28 hours or less per week, 3-4 days weekly between 9:00 am and 5:30 pm.

**The Museum is open 7 days a week including most holidays and weekends.**  

Prior experience in customer service a plus! 

As a Guest Services Representative, the most important task you will perform is to pro-actively engage our guests making them feel welcomed, comfortable, and important.

Summary of Job Duties

  1. Entry Brow/Pier: Greet guests as they come aboard. Scan tickets and check other forms of admission
  2. Greeters: Welcome guests as they enter the museum and assist in planning their time onboard. Be a knowledgeable resource on museum exhibits and activities.
  3. Audio Tour Distribution: Ensure guests receive their audio tour equipment and understand how to use it.
  4. Audio Tour Return: Guests turns in their audio equipment and are thanked for visiting as they leave.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Education/Experience:

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

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

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