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

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

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!

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Clean and sanitize restrooms, using cleaners, solvents, soap solution, and polishes.
  • Clean and dust furniture; sweep, mop, vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; refill restroom containers.
  • Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard-surface floors.
  • Wash walls and equipment.
  • Use and mantain assigned power equipment and hand tools.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Education/Experience: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in custodial maintenance or related field.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Team Player – ready and willing to help wherever needed.
  • Excellent customer service, communication, and organizational 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 pressure.
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.
  • Applicants must be able to pass a background check.

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, kneel 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, janitorial equipment.

 

SAN DIEGO, CA

Schedule: Part-Time, 28 hours or less, 3-4 days per week.

Position Summary:

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, you will be among the first people our guests meet as they come aboard, and the last they will encounter as they leave.

Responsibilities:

As a Guest Services Representative you will be asked to fill a variety of positions. The following list covers the four main job duties, but is subject to change at any time.

  • Entry Brow:  Greet guests as they come aboard. Scan tickets and check other forms of admission (Guest Passes, Membership Cards, and Vouchers etc.).  Contact manager on duty if you have any questions.   Direct guests to the main entrance/audio tours.
  • Hangar Deck Entrance:  Greet guests as they enter the Hangar Deck and direct them to the shortest Audio Tour Distribution line. Here you will likely be asked many questions such as location of restrooms, flight deck, etc.  Please answer questions accurately and in a friendly manner.
  • Audio Tour distribution:  In an efficient, friendly manner, ensure that guests receive their audio tour equipment and understand how to use it.  Answer any questions about the tour or the museum.  Make recommendations to help insure the best experience for our visitors.
  • Audio Tour Return:  This is where the guests turn in their audio equipment. It is extremely important that every guest be visually checked to ensure guests are not leaving with an audio player.  Every guest needs to be thanked for visiting as they leave.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness, and organization of workstations.
  • Maintain a neat, clean personal appearance at all times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Education/Experience:  HS Student, HS diploma or GED equivalent.
Previous guest services experiences a plus.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be friendly and personable.
  • Demonstrate excellent guest services skills.
  • A team player. Must work well with others
  • Applicants must be able to pass a background check.

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. Frequent lifting, carrying, transporting, loading and unloading Audio equipment. Walking long distances, frequent twisting, bending and stooping, and standing for long periods of time. Must be able to lift up to 35lbs.

Equipment Operated:  N/A

SAN DIEGO, CA

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 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

San Diego’s top-rated attraction, the USS Midway Museum, is seeking a Payroll Specialist.  This position is responsible for processing the bi-weekly payroll of 200+ checks with ADP Workforce and provides support for the daily activities of the accounting office including accounts payable data entry in the accounting system, and other administrative tasks.

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Process bi-weekly payroll for 200+ employees using ADP Workforce Payroll services.
  • Maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data.
  • Review timecards to ensure hours and departments are accurately submitted
  • Review and analyze payroll reports for accuracy and make necessary corrections or adjustments prior to payroll review
  • Process timecards with multiple pay rates
  • Maintain complete and accurate support for all payroll adjustments
  • Process wage garnishments
  • Tracks, adjust and enter vacation, sick and holiday hours
  • Assist employees with payroll questions in a timely and professional manner
  • Analyze automated system output such as registers and standard reports, to resolve payroll discrepancies.
  • Assist with quarterly and annual reconciliations
  • Processes accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, 1099, etc)
  • Prepares manual payroll check request when necessary
  • Enters transactions into MIP accounting system
  • Performs general office duties such as opening/sorting mail, filing, copying, etc.
  • Process health insurance billings
  • Enter credit card receipts into accounting system.
  • Performs other related duties as required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Education/Experience: 

  • HS Diploma required, some college preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience processing payroll or accounting related duties.
  • ADP Workforce knowledge a plus.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent customer service skills – position requires emailing, phone and in-person communication.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Accurate and detail oriented.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Knowledge of general accounting processes and practices a plus.
  • Able to multi-task and problem solve with limited supervision.
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned

Working Conditions:

Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed aboard 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 20 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height.
Equipment Operated:  Computer (Microsoft Office Email, Word, Excel, etc.), printers, fax machine, telephone, copier, and scanner.

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