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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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Positions

Position

Facilities Coordinator

Level

Entry

Commitment

Full-Time

Facilities Coordinator, Full-Time $16 per hour

The Facilities Coordinator is responsible for assisting with maintaining the interior and exterior of buildings, grounds and equipment. The exhibits, hangars and artifacts representing our nation’s rich aviation history are irreplaceable and require special care and attention. Adherence to all preventative maintenance practices and program policies is the top priority to ensure a safe and meaningful experience for all members, guests, employees and visitors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting in the daily operations and services of all museum facilities.
  • Maintain interior and exterior of buildings to include janitorial, landscaping, servicing, cleaning, painting and rust abatement practices.
  • Drive and maintain museum vehicles as directed.
  • Assist with scheduling and staffing as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Must be friendly, outgoing, have good communication skills and the ability to positively interact with guests, museum staff, contractors, inspectors and military
  • Work independently, stay on task and complete work with limited supervision
  • High School diploma or GED.

Mission:

Our mission is to steward America’s first aviation battlefield of World War II – sharing the artifacts, personal stories, the impact and response to the attack on December 7, 1941 and the Pacific region battles that followed – and to honor those who have defended our freedom so we might educate and inspire future generations.

Values:

We are a professional team that builds trusting and respectful relationships.

We demonstrate personal leadership and integrity in all that we do.

We are creative and collaborative problem solvers.

We hold each other accountable for our common outcomes.

We are committed to continuous improvement.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and any relevant work samples to Bill Miller Senior Manager, Education & Visitor Experience at Bill.Miller@PearlHarborAviationMuseum.org.

Position

Museum Educator

Level

Entry

Commitment

Part-Time

MUSEUM EDUCATOR, Part-Time $16.50 per hour

Are you an enthusiastic educator that can help students soar in STEM? Apply to be a Museum Educator at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum. The Museum Educator supports planning and delivering high-quality education programs to Museum students and visitors.  Additionally, the Museum Educator provides logistical and administrative support for programs and projects and collaborates effectively across departments to accomplish established goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides instruction and administrative support for STEM summer camps, the Aviation Learning Center and other events and education programs
  • Assists visitors in exhibit galleries, operates simulators and conducts presentations and/or tours. All training provided
  • Participates as part of the curriculum development team
  • Assists departmental staff in planning, evaluation, and administrative duties
  • Develops positive and effective working relationships with colleagues and partners

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children or youth in a summer camp, school, museum or other informal education team is required. Respects children and youth and enjoys working with them. Exhibits patient, kind, and consistent behavior with students of all learning styles, abilities, backgrounds, and temperaments
  • Works responsibly and efficiently both independently and also as a productive team member
  • Deals professionally and sensitively with diverse constituents within the Museum and the community.

Mission:

Our mission is to steward America’s first aviation battlefield of World War II – sharing the artifacts, personal stories, the impact and response to the attack on December 7, 1941 and the Pacific region battles that followed – and to honor those who have defended our freedom so we might educate and inspire future generations.

Values:

We are a professional team that builds trusting and respectful relationships.

We demonstrate personal leadership and integrity in all that we do.

We are creative and collaborative problem solvers.

We hold each other accountable for our common outcomes.

We are committed to continuous improvement.

To apply, submit resume, cover letter and any relevant work samples to Bill Miller Senior Manager, Education & Visitor Experience at Bill.Miller@PearlHarborAviationMuseum.org

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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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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