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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

Sales Manager

Level

Mid

Commitment

Full-Time

Sales 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 sales manager will be responsible for selling and promoting Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, including tours and FIT groups. Working with the education and events teams, the sales manager will also help book field trips and private events.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attract new clients and develop new tours/products, all in alignment with master marketing plan
  • Ensure execution of sales strategies, plans and advertising/promotional programs, all in alignment with the master plan
  • Establish and strengthen relationships within the tourism market place – among concierges, DOSMs, and other liaisons
  • Focus primarily on Westbound tourism groups with a secondary focus on Eastbound and international
  • Evaluate and provide analysis to director for new products and opportunities
  • Create and updates contracts as needed
  • Support with other elements of marketing and sales as needed – digital marketing, advertising, designing promotional campaigns, executing on partnerships, etc.

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

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree in marketing, sales, business or other related field (can be substituted for experience on a case-by-case basis)
  • Minimum of 3-6 years of progressive experience

PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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

General Maintenance Worker

Level

Entry

Commitment

Full-Time

General Maintenance Worker (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.

SALARY: $16-18 per hour

JOB DESCRIPTION: The general maintenance worker is responsible for assisting in maintaining the buildings, grounds, and equipment of the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum. The exhibits, hangars, and artifacts representing our nation’s rich aviation history are irreplaceable and require special care and attention. Adherence to the development and implementation of preventative maintenance practices and program policies is the top priority to ensure a safe environment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs custodial duties, cleans, and assists with upkeep of the facilities
  • Assists with maintaining the interior and exterior of buildings
  • Inspects and identifies equipment or machines in need of repair
  • Troubleshoots issues to determine necessary repairs
  • Performs general repairs that do not require a specialized technician (examples may include repairing drywall, painting, and repairing doors and other building fixtures)
  • Performs routine maintenance on building systems
  • Orders supplies and materials needed for repairs and maintenance
  • Providing setup, breakdown, and other support functions for events and meetings
  • Assisting with security, crowd management, traffic flow, and visitor communications as needed
  • Driving and maintaining museum vehicles as directed
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

SKILLS:

  • Ability to follow instructions from supervisors or senior maintenance workers
  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain military base access (background check required)
  • Ability to work well with people within a team environment, while communicating and demonstrating the ability to accomplish team and organizational goals

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • On-the-job training offered

PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Related experience in facilities, repair, or construction

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prolonged periods of standing and walking
  • Must be physically able to climb ladders, bend, or crawl into tight spaces
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

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

All applicants must be based in Hawaii. To apply, please submit resume, cover letter and any relevant work samples to Matt.Buhler@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

Facilities Manager

Level

MID

Commitment

Full-Time

Facilities Manager (Full-Time, with benefits at $50,000 – $55,000)

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 Facilities Manager is responsible for leadership of the facilities staff.  The Facilities Manager interviews, hires, trains, and mentors department staff, and directs work as required to support a clean facility, full custodial services, and support of all special events.  The Facilities Manager schedules, evaluates performance, rewards/disciplines team members as required and addresses/resolves facility-related complaints and problems.  Facilities Manager assists in managing the facilities budget.  Maintenance and efficient operation of facility systems include, but are not limited to, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, landscaping, pest control, carpentry, fire and alarm systems, vehicle care, minor IT, trash removal, solar, roofing, floors, corrosion control and unscheduled maintenance coordination and repair.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise facilities staff (custodians, technicians, groundskeepers etc.)
  • Manage the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet health and safety standards
  • Ensure custodial duties are assigned and completed as scheduled for health and safety
  • Supervise/perform support of museum event team in accordance with museum policies and procedures
  • Manage/track scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, inspections and servicing for museum vehicles and carts as part of a preventive maintenance program.
  • Assist with inspecting buildings and coordinate for needed repairs; perform maintenance and repairs as required
  • Explore upgrades and improvements to efficient and effective operations
  • Perform other duties as necessary

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Post high school education or training/certification in related field
  • 4 years of experience in facilities maintenance and management
  • Degree from an accredited four year college or university
  • Minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in hospitality and customer service functions.
  • Organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate – verbal and written
  • Proven experience as facilities manager or relevant position
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and finance principles
  • Ability to work standing up for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs unassisted

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • 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 as a whole
  • Ability to remain calm and effective during high traffic times
  • Embraces technology, and is proficient in basic office software such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • 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.
  • Ability to work with simple mathematical concepts.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, commissions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret and follow instructions.  Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to intellectual and practical problems.  Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
  • 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.
  • 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.

CERTIFICATES: Requires valid driver’s license, and a satisfactory driving record.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Due to the time spent working on a computer, position must be able to focus and view information displayed on a keyboard and monitor. Position may be required to lift and move boxes containing literature.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Located in a new environment on historic Ford Island. Position spends majority of time outside of the office with some time in the museum, gallery and the headquarters office.

 

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

All applicants must be based in Hawaii. To apply, please submit resume, cover letter and any relevant work samples to Bill.Miller@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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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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