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Job Openings Aboard USS Lexington

Candidates can apply in person at 2914 N. Shoreline Blvd Monday-Friday 9:00-3:00 or submit their resume to Human Resources at hr@usslexington.com

Electrician Assistant

Supervisor:
Chief Electrician

Scope: Ensure that all of the electrical requirements of the USS Lexington are met, comply with established safe procedures and are following the National and local Electrical Codes.

Responsibilities:

  • Install, repair and maintain electrical equipment. 
  • Follow standard safe practices for the operation of electrical equipment 
  • Follow standard safe practices for the repair and installation of electrical equipment. 
  • Follow Electrical Safety Program to include procedures for inspection of portable appliances and for the tagging of circuits which present a potential personnel or equipment hazard. 
  • Participate in written and oral Electrical Safety lectures by supervisors. 
  • Follow the comprehensive maintenance program to provide for the care of all electrical equipment, thereby reducing the risk of equipment failure and personnel hazards. 
  • Serve as a member of the Emergency Response Team as a Damage Control and Rescue Assistant. Must maintain a valid CPR certification. 
  • Must be competent to direct visitors. 
  • Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Safety Program. 
  • Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Heavy Weather Plan. 
  • Perform any other job duties as delegated by Chief Electrician or Chief of Maintenance. 

License/Certification Requirements:
Valid Texas driver’s license and an insurable driving record.
 

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and vibration. The noise level in the environment is moderate, and may be exposed to chemical agents, plumbing supplies and fumes.  

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is continuously required to sit; use continuous hand, arm and finger manipulation while performing the daily Assistant Plumbing job function; continuously walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and standing/walking on steel railways requiring balance. Environment requires climbing steep stairwells, so comfortable clothing and shoes with non-skid soles are recommended. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25-50 pounds. The vision requirements include: clear concise, close/distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

FT Camp LEX Overnight Coordinator

Supervisor:
Director of Marketing

Scope: Development of new business through personal, written solicitation, and/or telephone contact with all market segments.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Program Registrar to check on each group one week prior to arrival to ensure all necessary paperwork is in order (Correct count of participants, male/female count, food/medical needs). 
  • Prepare paperwork for each group arrival.  (Make copies of Plan of the Day, Accounting Sheet, Wrist Bands, and Patches). 
  • Clean and maintain Camp LEX and staff spaces i.e., office, berthing, and restrooms.  
  • Meet each group at the base of the pier upon arrival.  
  • Give paperwork to the group leader to present to admissions and disburse among their group. 
  • Ensure berthing compartments are prepared prior to group arrival (turn on ACs / lights). 
  • Ensure each group is taken to assigned berthing compartments. 
    • Chow – Direct groups to Wardroom. 
    • Film – Make sure each group is in MEGA Theater at the allotted time. 
    • Flag Ceremony – Set up stage, chairs, projector, DVD player and break out flags; Breakdown and store chairs, projector, DVD player, and flags.  Must be able to present a ceremony for groups as large as 500 or more. (i.e. flag ceremony)
  • Ghost Stories – Conduct ghost stories during the overnight experience  
  • Direct groups on either self-guided tours or scavenger hunts 
  • Prepare coffee for groups as large as 450, clean and store coffee makers after use 
  • Assist with Morning Colors 
  • Assist with Muster out ceremony 
  • Perform related duties as assigned 

Knowledge Required:
High School Diploma. Genuine interest in the education of children and young people.  Positive, professional attitude toward work and programs offered.  Physical stamina to keep up with the demands of working with large groups of youth and adults while touring the ship.  Ability to relate to and interact with children and adults.  Ability to handle large numbers of guests. Ability to handle multiple projects, Multi-tasking essential. Ability to assist Team Leader and be part of a team. Must present a neat, clean and “shipshape” appearance being that USS Lexington is a United States Navy Ship, and a museum with a military theme.  Must be totally familiar with the ship, tour routes, history, safety procedures, etc. Must have basic computer skills and experience with software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
 

Knowledge Preferred:
Experience working with children and young people in a similar educational setting.  Experience or knowledge of history, the workings of a ship at sea, World War II, United States Navy, or related topic areas.  Experience as a paraprofessional, teacher, or former Military. 

License/Certification Requirements:
Valid Texas driver’s license and an insurable driving record.
 

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to wet, hot, cold and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the environment is moderate the occasionally loud. 

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to file, handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10-20 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
 

PT Junior Overnight Coordinator

Supervisor:
Director of Marketing

Scope: Development of new business through personal, written solicitation, and/or telephone contact with all market segments.

Responsibilities:

  • Clean and maintain Camp LEX and staff spaces i.e., office, berthing, and restrooms. 
  • Meet each group at the base of the pier upon arrival. 
  • Give paperwork to the group leader to present to admissions and disburse among their group. 
  • Ensure berthing compartments are prepared prior to group arrival (turn on ACs / lights). 
  • Ensure each group is taken to assigned berthing compartments.  
  • Chow – Direct groups to Wardroom. 
  • Film – Make sure each group is in MEGA Theater at the allotted time. 
  • Flag Ceremony – Set up stage, chairs, projector, DVD player and break out flags. 
  • Breakdown and store chairs, projector, DVD player, and flags. Must be able to
    present a ceremony for groups as large as 500 or more. (i.e. flag ceremony) 
  • Ghost Stories – Conduct ghost stories during the overnight experience 
  • Direct groups on either self-guided tours or scavenger hunts 
  • Prepare coffee for groups as large as 450, clean and store coffee makers after use 
  • Assist with Morning Colors 
  • Assist with Muster out ceremony 
  • Perform related duties as assigned 

Knowledge Required:
High School Diploma. Genuine interest in the education of children and young people. Positive, professional attitude toward work and programs offered. Physical stamina to keep up with the demands of working with large groups of youth and adults while touring the ship. Ability to relate to and interact with children and adults. Ability to handle large numbers of guests. Ability to handle multiple projects, multi-tasking essential. Ability to assist Team Leader and be part of a team. Must present a neat, clean and “shipshape” appearance being that USS Lexington is a United States Navy Ship, and a museum with a military theme. Must be totally familiar with the ship, tour routes, history, safety procedures, etc. Must have basic computer skills and experience with software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. 

Knowledge Preferred:
Experience working with children and young people in a similar educational setting. Experience or knowledge of history, the workings of a ship at sea, World War II, United States Navy, or related topic areas. Experience as a paraprofessional, teacher, or former Military. 

License/Certification Requirements:
Valid Texas driver’s license and an insurable driving record.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to wet, hot, cold and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the environment is moderate the occasionally loud.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to file, handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10-20 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus aboard and help us keep the history of the USS Lexington alive as a part-time Junior Overnight Coordinator for the Camp LEX overnight program. 

Job Type:
Part-Time

PT Ship’s Store Cashier 

Supervisor:
Ship’s Store Manager & Assistant Store Manager

Scope: To greet guests of the USS Lexington Museum and assist with their purchases in the Ship Store. Provide excellent customer service and maintain accurate transactions of your assigned register.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates with Store Manager to maximize the productivity of daily store clerk duties 
  • Monitors store procedures to assure the security of the inventory and daily sales receipts 
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills to ensure customer satisfaction 
  • Assigned a register for the day, and check that the register area is restocked with register, journal, and credit card paper 
  • Clerk’s duties: 
    • Restocking Shelves with Merchandise 
    • Cleaning Windows 
    • Cleaning Displays  
    • Dusting Shelves 
  • Ensure pricing, displaying, and storing of merchandise is updated.
  • Operates register and dog tag machine   
  • Is knowledgeable about the museum and Ship Store policies in order to answer visitor inquiries 
  • Knows and follows established Museum cashier procedures 
  • Signing for merchandise when delivered by freight carriers 
  • Be knowledgeable of fire alarm procedures 
  • Be knowledgeable of announcement protocols 
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and vibration. The noise level in the environment is moderate.  Exposure to chemical agents, painting supplies and fumes.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand; use continuous hand, arm and finger manipulation. Environment requires climbing steep stairwells, so comfortable clothing and shoes with non-skid soles are recommended. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 25-50 pounds. The vision requirements include: clear concise, close/distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Job Type:
Part-Time