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At Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, we have the honor of stewarding America’s first aviation battlefield of World War II, sharing the artifacts, personal stories, and impact and response to the December 7, 1941, attack and the Pacific region battles that followed. We honor those who defend our freedom so we might educate and inspire future generations.

Beyond our reputation as TripAdvisor’s “Hawaii’s #1 Historical Spot Worth Traveling For,” Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum aims to be a community and educational resource for our local schools and families.

Our culture is built on collaboration, trust, mutual respect, hard work and a passion for history, museums and airplanes. We embrace change and the opportunity it brings, and are committed to growing our world class staff.

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Position

Cook/Cashier

Level

Entry

Commitment

Part-Time

Title: Cook/Cashier

Reports to: Director of Events, Sales, and Food and Beverage

Department: Events, Sales, and Food and Beverage

Status: Part-time

Summary: The Cook/Cashier will assist in the preparation of delicious dishes in the kitchen of Laniakea Café. This role performs routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients so food can be prepared according to recipes.

A great prep cook will be quick and diligent, and willing to improve on the job. This role will also need to be able to follow instructions, as well as all health and safety rules in the kitchen. The ideal candidate will be able to function in a fast-paced, busy environment as part of a team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow the prep list created by chefs to plan duties
  • Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible
  • Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking
  • Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat, etc.
  • Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food, etc.
  • Prepare simple dishes such as salads, entrees, etc.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash, etc.
  • Wash dishes/dishware, clean, and maintain back of house prep area
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines
  • Perform other kitchen duties as assigned
  • Assist all customers with placing food/beverage orders while using a POS system
  • Handle cash/credit transactions with customers
  • Issue receipts, refunds, change, or tickets
  • Redeem coupons
  • Resolve customer complaints, guide them and provide relevant information
  • Greet customers when entering or leaving establishments
  • Maintain clean and tidy areas
  • Keep reports of transactions
  • Bag, box or wrap packages/food products
  • Assist with delivery of food to customers
  • Pleasantly deal with customers to ensure satisfaction

Skills:

  • Proven working experience
  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures
  • Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen
  • Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Basic PC knowledge and familiarity with electronic equipment (e.g. cash register, scanners, money counters)
  • Customer satisfaction-oriented
  • Attention to detail and mathematical skills
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • A team player with good communication skills
  • Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure

Required Qualifications:

  • Must pass drug screening and federal background check
  • High school degree

Preferred Qualifications: N/A

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift, pull, push 50+ lbs
  • Able to stand for long periods of time

Work Environment and Schedule:

  • Part-time, 20-35 hours per week
  • Must be available to work weekends, holidays and some evenings with prior notice

Miscellaneous Abilities and Skills: N/A

Salary: $12-$15 per hour + benefits

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 at-will employer, located on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Employees must pass a background screening for base access, which is handled by the U.S. Navy.

Hawaii-based applicants preferred. No relocation assistance is offered. To apply, submit resume, cover letter and any relevant work samples to Events@PearlHarborAviationMuseum.org. No calls, please.

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an individual in this job. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of an individual chosen for this job. Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum has the right to add, revise or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Salary commensurate with experience.

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Position

Events Coordinator

Level

Entry

Commitment

Part-Time

Events Coordinator (Part-Time)

At Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, we have the honor of stewarding America’s first aviation battlefield of World War II, sharing the artifacts, personal stories, and impact and response to the December 7, 1941 attack and the Pacific region battles that followed. We honor those who defend our freedom so we might educate and inspire future generations. Beyond our reputation as TripAdvisor’s “Hawaii’s #1 Historical Spot Worth Traveling For,” Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum aims to be a community and educational resource for our local schools and families. Our culture is built on collaboration, trust, mutual respect, hard work and a passion for history, museums and airplanes. We embrace change and the opportunity it brings, and are committed to continuing to grow our world class staff.

JOB DESCRIPTION: : The Part-time Events Coordinator at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum will act as on-site contact for the lead host and guests for afterhours business/event functions at the Museum. This position is responsible for ensuring requests are executed according to the set forth contract and event adheres to safety standards.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as on-site Manager on duty during afterhours business/event functions
  • Act as on-site contact to lead host and guests for private events, while maintaining effective communication with team to ensure all requests are executed according to contract while adhering to safety standards.

SKILLS:

  • Ability to work in team environment

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be available to work evening and weekend hours
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time

PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experience in events
  • Prior experience at an attraction, museum or nonprofit.

Schedule: Part-time including evenings and weekends

 

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 at-will employer, located on Ford Island Naval Military base. Employees must pass a background screening, which is handled by the U.S. Navy

Hawaii-based applicants preferred. No relocation assistance is offered. To apply, please submit resume, cover letter and any relevant work samples to Nicole.escobido@PearlHarborAviationMuseum.org. No calls, please.

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an individual in this job. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of an individual chosen for this job. Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum has the right to add, revise or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Salary commensurate with experience.

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Position

Retail Manager

Level

Mid

Commitment

Full-Time

Retail Manager (Full-Time, Exempt)

At Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, we have the honor of stewarding America’s first aviation battlefield of World War II, sharing the artifacts, personal stories, and impact and response to the December 7, 1941 attack and the Pacific region battles that followed. We honor those who defend our freedom so we might educate and inspire future generations. Beyond our reputation as TripAdvisor’s “Hawaii’s #1 Historical Spot Worth Traveling For,” Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum aims to be a community and educational resource for our local schools and families. Our culture is built on collaboration, trust, mutual respect, hard work and a passion for history, museums and airplanes. We embrace change and the opportunity it brings, and are committed to continuing to grow our world class staff.

JOB DESCRIPTION: : The Retail Manager is responsible for all aspects of Museum store operations, including daily operations, merchandising the store, product sourcing and development, shipping and receiving, customer service, and inventory control.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide leadership and supervision of all Museum store staff
  • Provide supervision of all facets of the Museum store operation including, but not limited to:
    • Overall direction and financial planning
    • Buying merchandise
    • New product development
    • Ongoing maintenance of the automated sales and inventory system
    • Development and growth of the retail webstore
  • Work with Marketing staff to coordinate store advertising and marketing
  • Coordinate retail elements of special event planning to maximize sales
  • Oversee the creation, management, and growth of a retail webstore
  • Participate in the development and monitoring of the store budget and work plan
  • Assist the Executive Director and Director of Marketing in preparation for Board of Directors and committee meetings as needed
  • Undertake other duties and special projects as assigned by the Director of Marketing and Executive Director

SKILLS:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously and prioritize work
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to take initiative and work creatively
  • Ability to imagine and share new and exciting ideas
  • Display a willingness to continuous learning and professional growth
  • An eye for creative displays in store

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 10 years of in a retail environment with at least seven years in a leadership or supervisory role as a storeowner, manager, or buyer
  • Demonstrated competence in computer technology for selection and implementation of automated sales and inventory systems
  • Experience with budget development and implementation
  • Experience with ecommerce and online sales
  • Ability to work overtime during special events or heavy visitation period

PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experience creating or selling tours
  • Prior sales experience at an attraction, museum or nonprofit

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to move inventory in storage space

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 at-will employer, located on Ford Island Naval Military base. Employees must pass a background screening, which is handled by the U.S. Navy

Hawaii-based applicants preferred. No relocation assistance is offered. To apply, please submit resume, cover letter and any relevant work samples to Kalli.Abernathy@PearlHarborAviationMuseum.org. No calls, please.

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an individual in this job. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of an individual chosen for this job. Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum has the right to add, revise or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Salary commensurate with experience.

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Position

Museum Educator

Level

Entry

Commitment

Part-Time

Museum Educator (Part-time)

At Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, we have the honor of stewarding America’s first aviation battlefield of World War II, sharing the artifacts, personal stories, and impact and response to the December 7, 1941 attack and the Pacific region battles that followed. We honor those who defend our freedom so we might educate and inspire future generations. Beyond our reputation as TripAdvisor’s “Hawaii’s #1 Historical Spot Worth Traveling For,” Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum aims to be a community and educational resource for our local schools and families. Our culture is built on collaboration, trust, mutual respect, hard work and a passion for history, museums and airplanes. We embrace change and the opportunity it brings, and are committed to continuing to grow our world class staff.

JOB DESCRIPTION: : Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum Educators are enthusiastic, energetic and engage students in exceptional STEM learning experiences. As a member of a professional team committed to facilitating high-quality learning experiences, the Museum Educator supports all facets of planning and delivering education programs to Museum students and visitors.  Museum Educators provide instruction and administrative support for events and education programs under the direction of the Education Manager.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide instruction, operational and administrative support for the Aviation Learning Center, field trips and online programs
  • Provide instruction and support for STEM summer camps
  • As needed assists visitors in exhibit galleries, operates simulators and conducts presentations and/or tours. All training provided
  • Participates in curriculum development as needed
  • Assists departmental staff in planning, evaluation, and administrative duties, as needed
  • Develops positive and effective working relationships with colleagues and partners

SKILLS:

  • Strong people and communication skills, including diplomacy and empathy
  • Ability to multi-task and remain organized, cooperative, and accurate
  • Enthusiasm to work as a team member and for the success of the Museum
  • Ability to remain calm and effective during high traffic times
  • Embraces technology, and is proficient in basic office software such as Microsoft Word and Exce

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree from an accredited college or university; teaching degree and/or teaching experience is highly preferred.
  • Experience working with children, in a summer camp, school, museum or other informal education team.
  • Minimum of two professional references

PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experience in aviation
  • Prior experience at an attraction, museum or nonprofit

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and seeking information from a variety of sources.  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents.  Ability to respond effectively to the inquiries or complaints.  Ability to write content using original or innovative style.  Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on museum topics.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Use considerable initiative, creativity, judgment, and problem-solving. Requires being able to deal with difficult people or situations; and establishing and maintaining cooperative and productive work relationships.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:  Proficient in Windows and/or Apple computing environments, Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Power Point.  Experience in presentation and publishing software, email and internet search engines and research techniques; and web site content support.

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 at-will employer, located on Ford Island Naval Military base. Employees must pass a background screening, which is handled by the U.S. Navy

Hawaii-based applicants preferred. No relocation assistance is offered. To apply, please submit resume and professional reference list to William.spincola@PearlHarborAviationMuseum.org. No calls, please.

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an individual in this job. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of an individual chosen for this job. Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum has the right to add, revise or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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Internships
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Intern

Sorry, but there are no internship opportunities at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum at this time.
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University students who have an interest in World War II, aviation, museum collections, restoration, and tourism are encouraged to consider an internship at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum. Volunteer positions available in education, curatorial, guest services, marketing, and restoration.

Previous experience and/or knowledge of WWII history or aviation not required. Written information and prepared materials provided.

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