Employment

Work Aboard the LEX

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 Lori Frank at Lori@usslexington.com

Damage Control

Fire watch/ first aid
Responsibilities:

  1. Log and report incidents during shifts.
  2. Contact the appropriate department heads to handle incidents.
  3. Take charge of incidents on the ship
  4. Must have the ability to use judgment and discretion in various situations.
  5. Must have basic knowledge of first aid procedures.
  6. Secure pier for delivery of equipment- clear when necessary.
  7. Make announcements over 1MC system as needed.
  8. Direct phone calls and answer phone at Damage Control station when necessary.
  9. Turn on #16, Flag and Friendship lights at appropriate times.
  10. Direct Fire Department personnel to areas on ship when Fire Department or EMS are called.
  11. Daily or semi-weekly inventory of main hangar deck fire locker, air packs, extinguisher, bunkers, and first aid equipment.
  12. Responsible for the safekeeping of OD keys and keys to various equipment and department.
  13. Answer questions to visitors as needed, including general Lexington information as well as directing requests to various departments. Must be competent to direct visitors.
  14. Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Safety Program.
  15. Must be capable of understand and implementing the Lexington’s Heavy Weather Plan.
  16. Must interact with Lexington crewmembers, therefore must be familiar with crew and their responsibilities.
  17. Perform any other job duties as delegated by Director of Operations.

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Hull Technician

Responsibilities:
To manage assignments relevant to painting tasks, hull preservation, proper deck maintenance and overall deck shipboard responsibilities. Maintains and preserves USS Lexington. To demonstrate proper boatswains seamanship ethics and principals.

  1. Has the initial responsibility of ensuring the spaces and structures are properly preserved, painted and cleaned.
  2. Evaluation of spaces with overall concern regarding materials and time of completion.
  3. Coordinate schedule with that of other departments such as Engineering, Plumbing, Electrical and Curatorial so that smooth transitions are acquired when Hull Tech department is finished and the next department begins its’ work.
  4. Painting and highlighting of inadequate ship structures that pose safety problems along new tour routes and where the constant flow of personnel traffic occurs.
  5. Maintenance of deck/paint and preservation
  6. Maneuvers equipment: Forklift, cranes, elevator, etc.
  7. Must be competent to direct visitors.
  8. Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Safety Program.
  9. Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Heavy Weather Plan.
  10. Perform any other job duties as delegated by Director of Operations.

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LSS Cleaning Crew

Responsibilities:
To assist LSS Supervisor and/or LSS Assistant Supervisor with the upkeep and appearance of the USS Lexington

  1. Priorities are to include, maintaining the approach way, admissions, tour routes, bathrooms, meeting rooms, berthing compartments, office areas, Hanger Bays and flight deck.
  2. Follow a weekly schedule for normal work operations.
  3. Attend monthly safety meeting of equipment and chemical use.
  4. Assist Special Events with event settings and clean up duties.
  5. Set up caution signs for visitors when needed.
  6. Must be competent to direct visitors.
  7. Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Safety Program.
  8. Must be capable of understanding and implementing the Lexington’s Heavy Weather Plan.
  9. Perform any other job duties as delegated by Director of Operations.

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Aircraft Restoration Technician

Responsibilities:
Corrosion abatement repair and restoration of aircraft and exhibits. Preservation of the USS Lexington aircraft and engines, using various chemical guns, knowledge of tools and machine operation. Acts independently or in a semi-supervised status. This position provides support of technical, physical and artistic knowledge for museum related restoration concerns.

Essential Functions:

  1. Must be able to safely negotiate ships ladders, equipment and supplies.
  2. Should be knowledgeable in all aspects of restoration, each area requires interior and exterior expertise in the manner of preparation with regard to metal condition, dew point factor, usage of various chemical agents and paint variations.
  3. Should be fully aware of Federal, State and Maritime guidelines in the proper application of preservations and paints.

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