Careers

Join Our Team!

It is one of the most exciting places to work in Hawaii, with so many opportunities and a team that is making good things happen in the museum and the community. This is the place to work for those who love airplanes, museums, and history. And for those who are World War II buffs, or those with a special interest in military history because of a relative who served, we have the perfect job for you.

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please email or call the contact listed in the job position you are applying to. Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting a diverse workplace.

Opportunities are available in the following areas


Bilingual Docent (Japanese/English)

A wonderful opportunity to join our operations department. Seeking a qualified Bilingual (English/Japanese) Docent Tour Guide for immediate employment. Docents are staff members who lead tours and enlighten visitors with inspiring stories of our historic site. Training is provided. Flexible work schedule averaging 30-40 hours/week, Monday through Sunday between the hours of 8 am to 5 pm. This position is located on an active military base and the incumbent must be able to pass a military background check.

Qualifications:
· Fluent in both English and Japanese required
· Some teaching and/or hospitality experience preferred
· Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively within a team environment
· Reliable, responsible, and able to maintain composure in changing situations
· Professional appearance and demeanor

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Eric.Pradel@PacificAviationMuseum.org. No phone calls, please. EOE/M/F.

 


Events Coordinator

Entry Level Position, applicant must have flexible schedule and available to work nights weekends and holidays. Must be able to lift, move, tug 50lbs and stand for long periods of time. Incumbent will be responsible for selling and booking venue, as well as coordinating events. Including site visits with potential clients, assisting clients with selecting vendors (IE: catering, entertainment, transportation, sound/lighting, etc.) and ensuring the event runs smoothly. This position is located on an active military base and the incumbent must be able to pass a military issued background check.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate details of events such as conferences, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, charity events, sales meetings, business meetings, employee appreciation, etc.
  • Negotiate and secure event space including generating proposals and invoices
  • Create work orders and floor plans for each event assigned
  • Prepare presentations.
  • Book and manage contract labor to assist with the event , including but not limited to security personnel.
  • Manage correspondence.
  • Coordinate event logistics and timing of event
  • Act as liaison between museum and client to insure all policies are being followed.

Requirements:

  • Proven Event Planning experience
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • A team player with good communication skills
  • Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices
  • Able to lift, pull, push 50+ lbs
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must pass drug screening and federal background check

EOE/MF Please email your application to Nicole.Escobido@PacificAviationMuseum.org

 


Facilities Personnel (Full-Time & Part-Time)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting in the daily operations and services
  • Maintain interior and exterior of building.
  • Setup and breakdown for events/meetings

Candidate must be friendly, outgoing, have good communication skills and able to lift 50+ lbs and stand/walk for long periods of time. Candidate must also have a flexible schedule; including nights, weekends and holidays and be able to pass a background check.

EOE/M/F Please send resume to KellyH@PacificAviationMuseum.org

 


Internships

University students who have an interest in WWII, 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. Please submit resume and inquiries to Alex.Skees@PacificAviationMuseum.org or call 808-445-9189.

 


Line Cook

We are looking for an ambitious Line Cook to assist in the preparation of delicious dishes in the kitchen. You’ll perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients, so that food can be prepared according to recipes. A successful line cook will be quick and diligent and willing to improve on the job. You will be deft and able to follow instructions as well as all health and safety rules in the kitchen. The ideal candidate will also be able to function in a fast-paced, busy environment as a part of a team.

Responsibilities:

  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
  • Answer, report and follow executive or sous chef’s instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

Requirements:

    • Proven cooking experience
    • Excellent 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
    • A team player with good communication skills
    • Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure
    • Familiar with industry’s best practices
    • Able to lift, pull, push 50+ lbs
    • Able to stand for long periods of time
    • Must pass drug screening and federal background check
    • High school diploma or equivalent is desirable; Training from a culinary school will be an asset

EOE/MF Please email your application to Nicole.Escobido@PacificAviationMuseum.org

 


Prep Cook / Dish Washer

We are looking for an ambitious Prep Cook/Dish Washer to assist in the preparation of delicious dishes in the kitchen. You’ll perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients, so that food can be prepared according to recipes. A great prep cook will be quick and diligent and willing to improve on the job. You will be deft and able to follow instructions as well as all health and safety rules in the kitchen. The ideal candidate will also be able to function in a fast-paced, busy environment as a part of a team.

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, 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

Requirements:

      • Proven cooking experience
      • Excellent 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
      • A team player with good communication skills
      • Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure
      • Familiar with industry’s best practices
      • Able to lift, pull, push 50+ lbs
      • Able to stand for long periods of time
      • Must pass drug screening and federal background check
      • High school diploma or equivalent is desirable; Training from a culinary school will be an asset

EOE/MF Please email your application to Nicole.Escobido@PacificAviationMuseum.org

 


Restaurant Cashier

We are looking for an accountable cashier to process all transactions accurately and efficiently in accordance with established policies and procedures. The successful candidate will play a fundamental role in achieving our customer satisfaction and revenue growth objectives.

Responsibilities:

      • 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

Requirements:

      • Proven working experience in retail cashier or sales
      • Basic PC knowledge and familiarity with electronic equipment (e.g. cash register, scanners, money counters etc)
      • 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
      • Able to lift, pull, push 50+ lbs
      • Able to stand for long periods of time
      • Must pass drug screening and federal background check
      • High school degree

EOE/MF Please email your application to Nicole.Escobido@PacificAviationMuseum.org