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. 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.

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.

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.

 

Position Summary:

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, 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

 

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

About our simulators:

The USS Midway features four Air Combat 360 offering a pulse-pounding, aerial combat ride where you can control all of the action. While flying the simulators as a pilot, you can roll, somersault, spin, and loop during your missions. These simulators have become a popular addition to night time private events held onboard.

 

Responsibilities:

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

While you are busy doing that, here are some other operational tasks that you will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for simulator ride operation, including a pre-event safety checklist
  • Interacting with guests and instructing riders to make sure they have an enjoyable, safe experience
  • Opening and Closing procedures as instructed by the Guest Services Management team.

 

Pay rate:  $11.50/ hour
Availability:  20 – 30 hours per week, 3-4 days weekly between 9:00 am and 5:30 pm. Evening availability a plus.

Interested applicants must have weekday and weekend night availability.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: 

Education/Experience:

  • HS Student, HS diploma or GED equivalent
  • A minimum of one-year previous customer service and operations experience.

  

Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be friendly, personable and comfortable engaging with guests.
  • Reliable and dependable: the ability to report to work as scheduled.
  • Demonstrate excellent guest services skills with attention to safety.
  • 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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