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Founded in 1971 as a 501(c) 3, the Admiral Nimitz Foundation, in an agreement with the Texas Historical Commission, manages and provides financial support to the State-owned National Museum of the Pacific War. Certified by the American Alliance of Museums and a member of the Smithsonian Affiliates, our staff and departments collaborate to advance the Museum's mission to educate and inspire present and future generations about World War II in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and the relevance of its lessons.

Join our Volunteer Corps

Museum Visitor Services: Front Desk Admissions (Part time)


Visitor services staff provide exceptional guest service while greeting, directing and assisting visitors, and selling tickets at the Admiral Nimitz Museum and George H.W. Bush Gallery admissions counters. Visitor services staff may also provide relief at the Pacific Combat Zone or Command Post. Part time hours range from 25 - 29 hrs. per week. This position has an hourly starting rate of $11.50 and reports to the Director of Visitor Services. Uniform shirts are provided.


  • Provide exceptional guest service to all visitors to ensure a memorable visit to the National Museum of the Pacific War.
  • Process all transactions efficiently and accurately. Complete daily drawer reconciliation without exception (overage/shortage).
  • Provide exhibit direction and information for ease of access.
  • Answer telephone inquiries and direct calls to the appropriate staff member as necessary.
  • Assist with groups as needed. Utilize special queues during peak visitation periods.
  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness of main visitor areas as needed; restroom, foyers, exhibits, etc.
  • Provide additional information to visitors suggesting membership, memorials and special programs and exhibits.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of work areas and counters.
  • Maintain positive communication with all Foundation and THC employees. Promote teamwork throughout the campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Previous visitor services or customer service.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Complete all POS transactions accurately including opening and closing procedures.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Windows environments, computer programs, email, internet, and Point of Sale systems.
  • Ability to use additional office equipment; fax, copier, printer.
  • Must be an effective communicator able to listen well and speak clearly.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods, bend and lift as required.
  • Proper hygiene and grooming.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and occasional special event evenings.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $11.50 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Masks and social distancing are required on the campus. Visitors are encouraged to wash hands often and hand sanitizers are stationed throughout the galleries and lobby areas.


Please complete the application below and include a cover letter and resume. For more information, please email

The National Museum of the Pacific War is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Maintenance Technician (Full time)


The Admiral Nimitz Foundation is seeking a full-time maintenance person. Hours are from 8a-5p and must be 18 years of age, and have a valid Texas Drivers License.

Applicants are required to have some basic skills in plumbing, electrical, construction and grounds keeping.

Applicants must be able to work with a team, and maintain safety protocols, must be able to lift 50lbs, and must have basic computer knowledge.

Applicant's hourly pay is based on experience and knowledge, and any other state licenses held by the applicant. Benefits include vacation, holidays, sick leave, retirement plan, and paid insurance.

Open until filled.

COVID-19 precautions

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

The Admiral Nimitz Foundation follows CDC Guidelines for masking and social distancing. All staff and volunteers are required to wear a mask while on campus. Visitors are required to wear masks when in the Museum buildings.

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: 8-hour shift (Variable: the museum campus is open daily)

Pay: From $11.50 per hour


Please complete the application below and include a cover letter and resume. For more information, please email

The National Museum of the Pacific War is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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