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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

Museum Store Associate / Part Time

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Museum Store Associate is responsible for providing visitors with a continuation of the National Museum of the Pacific War experience and generating earned revenue consistent with the mission and standards of the organization. This part-time position averages 25 - 29 hours per week and reports to Museum Stores Manager. Current hourly starting wage is $12.00.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greet all visitors to the museum stores with a positive and enthusiastic demeanor and assist with merchandise selection and other requested information.
  • Maintain positive communication with all Foundation employees. Promote teamwork within the museum stores and throughout the Foundation.
  • Accurately complete all sales transactions according to Point of Sale (POS) procedures and Foundation policy.
  • Complete telephone sales, web orders and prepare merchandise for shipping.
  • Assist in processing incoming stock according to POS and inventory management procedures daily.
  • Assist in maintaining attractive and well-stocked merchandised displays replenishing as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining store cleanliness.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:

  • Positive attitude and motivated team player; works cooperatively with museum staff; provide outstanding customer service.
  • Demonstrated sales and goal achievement.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiple projects.
  • Proficient with computers, the Internet, Point-of-Sale applications, Microsoft Outlook, and Excel.
  • Ability to meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Ability to lift and move stock and assist with shipping merchandise as needed.
  • Ability to meet the needs of a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and occasional evenings.

EDUCATION:

High School diploma required.

TO APPLY:

Please submit an application below.

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

Museum Visitor Services: Front Desk Admissions (Full Time)

JOB DESCRIPTION

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. Full-time hours range from up to 40 hrs. per week. This position has an hourly starting rate of $12.00 and reports to the Visitor Services Supervisor. Uniform shirts are provided.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide exceptional guest service to all visitors to ensure a memorable visit to the National Museum of the Pacific War.
  • Complete all POS transactions accurately including opening and closing procedures.
  • Complete daily drawer reconciliation.
  • 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 the 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Complete credit card and cash transactions quickly and correctly.
  • Previous visitor services or customer service experience.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 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, 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.
  • Maintain proper hygiene and grooming.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and occasional special event evenings.

Job Type: Full-time (with vacation and benefits)

Pay: From $12.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
For those who are vaccinated, masks and social distancing are recommended on the campus. Masks are required for unvaccinated staff and volunteers. Visitors are encouraged to wash hands often and hand sanitizers are stationed throughout the galleries and lobby areas.

TO APPLY:

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

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

Museum Visitor Services: Front Desk Admissions (Part time)

JOB DESCRIPTION

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 $12.00 and reports to the Visitor Services Supervisor. Uniform shirts are provided.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide exceptional guest service to all visitors to ensure a memorable visit to the National Museum of the Pacific War.
  • Complete all POS transactions accurately including opening and closing procedures.
  • Complete daily drawer reconciliation.
  • 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 the 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Complete credit card and cash transactions quickly and correctly.
  • Previous visitor services or customer service experience.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 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.
  • Maintain proper hygiene and grooming.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and occasional special event evenings.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $12.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
For those who have been vaccinated, masks and social distancing are recommended on the campus. Masks are required for staff and volunteers who are unvaccinated. Visitors are encouraged to wash hands often and hand sanitizers are stationed throughout the galleries and lobby areas.

TO APPLY:

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

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

Part-time Custodian

GENERAL SUMMARY

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 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 emphasis on teamwork.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PREFORMED

1. Must be able to clean and maintain all buildings of the Admiral Nimitz Foundation and the Museum of the Pacific War. Follow 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 able to climb a ladder.

11. Basic computer skills are required. Additional forms on the computer to be completed, time sheets, send/receive 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.


EDUCATION:

High School diploma required.

TO APPLY:

Please submit an application below.

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

Maintenance Technician (Full time)

JOB DESCRIPTION

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 $12.00 per hour

TO APPLY:

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

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

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