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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 to:

  • Preserve and exhibit the material history of the war in the Pacific and Indo-China during World War II;
  • Offer and participate in programs that honor all veterans past and present and in programs that provide strategic insights into national security issues affecting our country;
  • Support education concerning the American experience in the Pacific Area during World War II;
  • Preserve and exhibit the material history of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz; and,
  • Provide the public, researchers, teachers and historians with a readily accessible platform for the exploration of the War in the Pacific during World War II.

The Foundation engages visitors through a variety of exhibitions and programs to accomplish the above mission. The Museum features four separate buildings of galleries and exhibits, and six outdoor exhibit areas. The Foundation also runs and operates three museum stores and a variety of multi-functional spaces.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Admiral Nimitz Foundation is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity with respect to all employees, applicants, and interns for employment. We recruit, hire, train, and promote without discrimination due to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, citizenship, national origin, military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Join our Volunteer Corps

Part-time Custodian


Attention to detail, with duties to restrooms and other areas of the buildings, basic housekeeping, applying cleaning chemicals as appropriate, other related jobs as assigned, and some maintenance. Basic computer skills are needed with the ability to read and follow instructions. Be able to complete the assigned tasks. Experience in custodial work is required. Leadership experience is an advantage with an emphasis on teamwork.


1. Must be able to clean and maintain all buildings of the Admiral Nimitz Foundation and the Museum of the Pacific War. Follow the cleaning schedule of each building

2. Must have the ability to perform all aspects of custodial / maintenance duties.

3. Priority, clean all interior areas of restrooms, restock all items within the restrooms.

4. Wet mop/dry mops all areas as required.

5. Clean all glass, to include windows, counters, display cases, and all other areas with glass.

6. Must be able to use a floor machine/buffer, and other related equipment.

7. Apply cleaning chemicals as appropriate to the material being cleaned. Read and understand all MSDS Safety Data Material

8. Must have attention to detail when cleaning.

9. Report to maintenance items in need of repair or attention. A copy of the Maintenance Repair Sheet or Request form to be completed.

10. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and climb a ladder.

11. Basic computer skills are required. Additional forms on the computer to be completed, timesheets, send/receive an e-mail, maintenance request forms, as well as any other forms to be completed.

12. Must be able to read and follow instructions and directions.

13. Attend safety meetings and other related meetings.

14. Perform other duties as needed and required.


High School diploma required.


Please submit an application below.

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

Maintenance Technician

Full Time


The duties are to perform entry-level building maintenance and construction work. Work involves assisting in maintaining and repairing buildings, utility systems, stationary equipment, and operating motorized equipment. The new employee will work under close supervision, with minimum latitude, for the use of initiative and independent judgment. 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. The job may require emergency repair maintenance day or night in adverse weather conditions. Hours are from 8a-5p and must be 18 years of age, and have a valid Texas driver's license.

The 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 plans, and paid insurance.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • May perform general housekeeping duties including restrooms, buildings, and grounds
  • Special events & ceremonies support including chairs, tables, and break down
  • Performs maintenance and repair work such as plumbing, masonry, welding, carpentry, painting, electrical, mechanical
  • May assist with maintenance including repair of machinery, equipment systems, and components, and other mechanical systems.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs and climb ladders
  • May maintain and repair sprinkler systems
  • May mow lawns, edge walkways, and curbs, trim shrubbery and maintain formal garden and flowerbeds
  • Load and unload supplies and materials
  • Perform inspections of operating machinery, equipment, systems, and maintain files
  • Perform related work tasks as assigned

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


Experience in building, maintenance, and repair work preferred. High school education or equivalent is preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.


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


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