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


Administrative Coordinator

(Part-time up to 30 hours/week)
Under the supervision of the Director of Education and Visitor Experience, the Administrative Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day administrative tasks that support departmental operations, such as on-site education programs and special events. S/he collaborates across departments, communicating event and program details and support requirements. S/he answers telephones, emails, and assists in other administrative duties.

Primary Duties:
· Works with the museum’s database administrator to maintain an accurate database of program payment records and information
· Create and maintain online registration pages for department events.
· Coordinate catering services for events and acts as a point of contact with the museum’s restaurant.
· Serve as the primary point of contact for inquiries regarding programs and event
· Support other employees in the department in planning and delivering programming

Qualifications:
· Excellent interpersonal skills- must be able to work well with a variety of people, including co-workers, volunteers, and museum patrons, while maintaining a positive attitude.
· Detail oriented, flexible, proactive, & reliable
· Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects and timelines
· Able to work effectively in a team as well as be able to work independently
· Able to deal professionally with a diverse range of contacts
· Must be discrete with confidential information

Education, Experience and Skill:
· Undergraduate degree preferred; some college experience required
· At least 3 years of administrative experience in an office or organizational setting
· Experience managing databases and some website maintenance
· Gateway Galaxy experience highly desirable

Technical/Equipment Skills:
Proficient in Windows computing environments, Microsoft Office product including Word, Excel, and Power Point.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Education@pearlharboraviationmuseum.org.

 


Development Manager

The Development Manager is a full-time position that provides programmatic and administrative management, of all giving programs to ensure proper and timely execution, tracking, acknowledgement and stewardship of all gifts. Development Manager supports the design/execution of annual giving appeals, and oversees the preparation and submission of all grants as prepared by the organization’s Grant Writer. The Development Manager also serves as the publisher of all on-going donor communications including the NOTAM, a quarterly newsletter, and donor/fundraising events and stewardship efforts. Key responsibilities include stewardship of donors, building a familiarity with donors, providing appropriate reporting to ensure success of all initiative campaign efforts.

Requirements:
· 3-5 years of development/philanthropic experience
· Knowledge of Raisers Edge a plus
· Proficient in Microsoft programs; excel, word and mail merge
· Requires flexibility of schedule to accommodate needs of the organizations that may include weekend and evening events
· Must be comfortable meeting members and donors and representing Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum and partnering organization

Skills & Abilities:
· Excellent verbal and interpersonal communications skills required
· Strong organizational and computer skills
· Ability to adhere to a timeline
· Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects
· Detail oriented and collaborative team player

Submit resumes to Kim Sterling – kim.sterling@pearlharboraviationmuseum.org by April 15th

 


Youth Programs Manager

Under the direction of the Senior Manager for Education and Visitor Experience, the Youth Programs Manager (YPM) is responsible for coordinating and supporting all facets of the youth education programs. The YPM works as part of a professional team of educators and museum specialists to ensure that all on-site programs are fully developed, staffed, and executed as planned.

Qualifications:
· Excellent planning and organizational skills; able to multi-task and prioritize work
· Able to work independently and as part of a team
· Able to demonstrate initiative, work creatively, and be part of the solution
· Able to prepare and deliver engaging learning activities
· Able to deal professionally and sensitively with a diverse range of constituents
· Display a commitment to continuous learning and professional growth

Primary Duties:
· Provides leadership and administrative oversight for PreK-12 education programs, specifically Field Trips, STEM camps, and other youth-focused programs
· Provides training and supervision for staff assigned to youth programs.
· When needed, provides instruction for PreK-12 program sessions
· Collaborates with other departmental staff to ensure that staffing needs across the department are met
· Proactively communicates with teachers and other educators regarding program opportunities
· Under the direction of the Director of Education & Visitor Experience, develops and/or revises curriculum to meet market needs and conform to established state and national learning standards
· Acts as a departmental representative for outreach programs and events, as required

Education, Experience and Skill:
Undergraduate degree in education, STEM, or the humanities from an accredited college or university. Advanced degree and aviation experience desirable. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in education and/or museum functions; or any combination of education and experience that would provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet the qualifications to perform the essential functions of this position.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Education@pearlharboraviationmuseum.org.

 


Museum Educator (Part-Time)

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Museum Educator to help us provide exceptional learning experiences for our guests. The Museum Educator is a member of a professional team committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences, and supports all facets of planning and delivering education programs to Museum visitors. S/he provides logistical and administrative support for programs and projects, when required, and collaborates effectively across departments to accomplish established goals.

Primary Duties:
· Provides instruction & administrative support for education programs and events under the direction of the Senior Manager, Education & Visitor Experience.
· Participates as part of the curriculum development team when needed
· Assists departmental staff in planning, evaluation, and administrative duties, as needed
· Develops positive and effective working relationships with colleagues across the Museum

Qualifications:
· Handles several projects simultaneously and effectively prioritizes work assignments
· Demonstrates excellent planning and organizational skills
· Works independently and as a productive team member
· Takes initiative, accepts responsibility for actions, and completes assignments in a timely manner
· Deals professionally and sensitively with diverse constituents within the Museum and the community
· Displays a commitment to continuous learning and professional growth

Education, Experience and Skill: Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, science or social sciences; a teaching degree and/or teaching experience is preferred. Experience working in a museum setting, with preference given to museum education experience is also preferred.

Communication Skills: Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents.

Interpersonal Skills: Use considerable initiative, creativity, judgment, and problem-solving while working in a team environment. Ability to deal with difficult people or situations involving complex issues; and establishing and maintaining cooperative and productive work relationships.

Technical/Equipment Skills: Proficient in Windows computing environments, using Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Power Point.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Education@pearlharboraviationmuseum.org.

 


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@pearlharboraviationmuseum.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@pearlharboraviationmuseum.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@pearlharboraviationmuseum.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@pearlharboraviationmuseum.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@pearlharboraviationmuseum.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@pearlharboraviationmuseum.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@pearlharboraviationmuseum.org