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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 contact us at info@pacificaviationmuseum.org. Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting a diverse workplace.

Opportunities are available in the following areas

Museum Educator (Part-Time)

The Education Department offers innovative programs and activities that encourage learners of all ages to explore, experience, and imagine.We are currently seeking museum educators who embrace our mission and are passionate about sharing our stories with K-12 students.

The museum educator is a part-time seasonal staff member reporting to the Education Programs Manager, and supports all facets of planning and delivering our programs to visiting student groups. This includes leading student tours and STEM-related lessons, and performing administrative duties, such as scheduling and assessments.

Museum educators work 20-25 hours/week depending on program needs; M-F between the hours of 8 am – 4:30 pm. Some longer hours and occasional weekend work may be required.

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Teaching experience, with preference given to individuals with STEM-related backgrounds
  • Reliable, responsible, and able to maintain composure in high-energy situations
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

If you enjoy working with a team of highly qualified and innovative professionals, and want to inspire young people to explore the past and imagine the future, submit an introductory letter and your resume to Education@PacificAviationMuseum.org No phone calls, please. EOE/M/F.

P/T Facilities Personnel

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

Handy Person, Part Time

Person with good carpentry skills needed to join our team. Flexible hours allowed. This is a part time position (less than 20 hours/week) and candidates must pass a background check.

EOE/M/F Please send resume to KellyH@PacificAviationMuseum.org. No calls please.

Expeditor

Part-time employee to act as a Purchasing Agent on behalf of the Museum.

Duties:

  • Responsible for taking requests from all Museum Departments for daily office supplies and Museum needs
  • Responsible for filling these requests in a timely manner
  • Responsible for tracking spending and invoicing all purchases
  • Ability to make decisions in the best interest of the Museum

Qualifcations:

  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Flexible schedule
  • Self-Motivated
  • Well organized
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, and at times stressful environment
  • Familiar with Excel, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiar with local retail locations and vendors
  • Ability to work as a member of the Museum Team
  • Able to lift 50lbs

Submit cover letter and resume to Steve.Melgaard@PacificAviationMuseum.org

Facilities Personnel - F/T

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, be 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.

Submit resume to Kelly Haas KellyH@PacificAviationMuseum.org

Barnstormer Team Member (Part-Time)

The Education Department has openings for casual, on-call seasonal positions with the Barnstorming Team. Barnstormers travel to 6th classes throughout Oahu introducing students to the physics of flight using a WWII-era P-40 airplane simulator, a portable wind tunnel, and science demonstrations. Barnstorming sessions last 90 minutes, and are held Monday-Friday during regular school hours. Training is provided.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to work comfortably in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment
  • Experience in aviation or teaching is preferred
  • Must be able to provide your own transportation to/from school (mileage reimbursement provided)

If you enjoy working with a team of highly qualified and innovative professionals, and want to inspire young people to explore the past and imagine the future, submit an introductory letter and your resume to Education@PacificAviationMuseum.org No phone calls, please. EOE/M/F.

Internships

University students who have an interest in WWII, aviation, museum collections, restoration, and tourism are encouraged to consider an internship at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor. 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 inquires to Lori.Warnock@PacificAviationMuseum.org or call 808-445-9189.

Bilingual Tour Guides

The education department is seeking a qualified Bilingual (English/Japanese) Docent Tour Guide for immediate employment. Docents are staff members who lead tours and delight visitors with the inspiring stories of this historic site. Training is provided. Flexible work schedule averaging 20-35 hours/week, Monday through Sunday between the hours of 8 am to 5 pm.

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 Education@PacificAviationMuseum.org No phone calls, please. EOE/M/F.

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