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We offer a unique working environment onboard and landside of the historic aircraft carrier, USS YORKTOWN. Our staff has a passion for history, a strong respect for our nation's heroes, and a knack for southern hospitality.

If you are ready to join our team,
read below and apply today!

Patriots Point Development Authority will only recruit and accept applications for vacant positions. Please only apply to a position posted on this page or website given. Positions will be cross posted on various third party websites like: NEOGOV, Indeed.com or other various job boards. To apply, please follow to the instructions given as each application may vary.

Patriots Point is an equal opportunity employer actively committed to ensuring diversity in the workplace.

Job Postings

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    Most of our job openings go through NEOGOV. Please click the link below, then click filter, then click Agency and find Patriots Point Development Authority. If no jobs are listed, check back later!

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  • Giftshop Cashier

    If you're looking for an exciting place to work, join our team at Patriots Point. There is a Part-time position available at Patriot Point Ship Store. Duties include: Store Maintenance, stocking merchandise, taking out trash daily, Customer Service using store POS system, Parking Lot Attendant and any other store duties assigned by Store Manager. Must be dependable, able to lift 50 pounds and work a flexible schedule. Max 30 hours week

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  • Security Specialist

    Assists in the protection of the Agency's property and, in a courteous and cordial manner, provides information and assistance to the Agency's visitors. Assist visitors in order to maintain a safe and friendly atmosphere while at the museum. Answer questions concerning the museum and surrounding area attractions. Assist with any special-needs requirements visitors may have. Routinely inspect ships and buildings for potential hazards to employees and visitors. Report unsafe conditions. Respond to fire alarms and medical emergencies in accordance with Agency policies. Provide traffic control when necessary. Patrol assigned areas in order to help prevent vandalism, theft or unsafe actions which might lead to injury. Report any problems to the shift supervisor. Maintain logs and prepare reports as required. Participate in regular training as provided, including but not limited to, safety, CPR, First Aid and medical/fire emergencies.

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  • Ticket Booth Cashier

    This position will be required to work in the ticket booth selling admission tickets to the museum and support group sales ticketing and the customer experience. The position will offer up to 30 hours a week. Schedule will vary weekly and be determined by the Ticketing Manager. The schedule will include weekend hours, holidays and/or special events. Open cash drawer at start of shift and reconcile drawer at close of shift.

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  • Electrician Supervisor

    Serves as the primary supervisor for the work crew responsible for operating, maintaining, repairing and providing electrical service to systems onboard the museum ship and buildings owned by PPDA, as well as the grounds of PPDA. As a working supervisor, assists, plans and assigns work to electricians responsible for operating, maintaining and repairing electrical systems onboard the museum ships, piers and landside facilities; maintaining electrical devices, controls, and wiring associated with HVAC systems, pumps, compressors, elevators, hoists, fans and other machinery; monitoring and maintaining a cathodic protection system on all ships; and troubleshooting faults in electrical 440 volt, 3 phase shipboard distribution systems, 220 volt and 110 volt systems. Supervises installation of new electrical systems throughout the complex, as needed, to replace unserviceable systems/equipment, or to expand service to new areas. Installs, tests and repairs emergency systems such as lighting, smoke alarms and fire alarms. Assists IT staff with electrical side of installing and repairing computer network and video monitoring systems. Maintains internal communications systems including standard Navy General Announcing System (IMC), telephone systems and VHF/UHF radio system. Operates sound and light systems for special functions. As a supervisor, serves as a key member of the management team. Provides input to senior management when policies, schedules, budgets, and priorities are being developed. Must be responsive to senior management, adhere to all established policies, and maintain accurate records of work planned and accomplished. Seeks to motivate and train employees for assigned tasks, but utilizes the Progressive Discipline Policy when necessary with interests of the Agency as the highest priority. Shall follow proper procurement procedures on all purchases in your work group, and ensure compliance with all safety regulations by self and subordinates. Employee may be required to work after normal working hours, on weekends, holidays, emergencies, and or special events. Employee is in a position designated as an “essential position”, therefore, employee may be required to stay onboard USS Yorktown as part of an emergency crew during named storms to provide support during the storm, to conduct post-disaster damage assessment, and to take initial recovery actions following the storm. Employee may be required to perform other duties as assigned to accomplish the mission of the Agency. Employee may be required to work after normal working hours, on weekends, holidays, emergencies and or special events. Employee may be required to perform other duties as assigned to accomplish the mission of the Agency.

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  • Volunteer Coordinator

    Work with Department Managers and Directors to develop a yearly comprehensive Volunteer Needs Assessment for Museum activities. Manage recruitment, training and professionalism of all volunteers. Act as the primary liaison between Museum staff and volunteers. Develop tools to evaluate the success and performance of the volunteer program. Assist the Visitor Services Leadership Team in ongoing evaluation of the volunteer program. Develop and maintain a volunteer manual for internal use that provides Museum information, scheduling procedures, volunteer job descriptions, expectations, and any other information relevant to volunteering with the Museum. Keep volunteers informed about the Museum and their duties through quarterly meetings, manuals, emails, and phone calls. Follow and enforce policies and procedures as set forth by the Museum. Manage and monitor any volunteer specific software applications (i.e. Volgistics). Work with appropriate departments to ensure volunteers are properly trained in their area of service. Work with the Curator of Education on the training and implementation of the volunteer docent program for field trips. Work with the Group Sales and Events teams to schedule volunteers as needed to support on and off-site Museum programs and events. Stay up-to-date on all Museum exhibits, programs, and events. Work with Museum administration to develop and maintain a system of volunteer benefits and recognition program. Assist the Director of Visitor Services in decisions regarding purchasing necessary supplies and managing the volunteer program budget.

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  • Group Sales Coordinator

    The Group Sales Coordinator will assist the Patriots Point Guest Services team with providing quality customer service to groups as they book exciting adventures aboard the USS Yorktown. The Group Sales Coordinator will help customers plan their trip. The incumbent will be responsible for overnight reservations, sales programs, the Annual Pass program, and day groups. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating and scheduling day and overnight groups at Patriots Point. The incumbent will arrange details related to groups' arrival and departures, while providing the resources needed to make each group’s experience successful. The incumbent will take and record payments/deposits, update day group records and make changes as needed. This individual will also return calls and/or communications promptly via email or telephone while ensuring that both museum staff and customers are kept apprised of changes, cancellations and/or refunds. The incumbent will coordinate/communicate day group visits to the museum with all associated personnel as needed to ensure successful delivery of day group/camping offerings to customers. This includes, but is not limited to: answering questions, entering group information in a timely manner in the museum's master calendar and facilitating group contact with arrival entities. This also includes supporting the museum by assisting with surveys, paperwork, referrals, data collection, and reporting. The incumbent will also support the Guest Services department by performing ticket booth cashier duties when needed, assisting with the processing of Annual Pass sales, and answering visitor phone calls and emails.

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  • Student Services Program Coordinator I

    The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Director of Education. The employee must be capable of using sound judgment while acting independently of the Director of Education. The candidate must be adept at planning, organizing and scheduling in a chaotic dynamic environment. The incumbent will: Assist in the design, development, and implementation of education programs; recommends changes in policies and procedures to improve the management and marketing of the programs. Establishes policies and procedures in conjunction with institutional management. Advises program stakeholders in financial requirements, admissions, registration, and academic and related areas. Serves the museum’s resource person for programs and education assets developed and provided to program stakeholders. Provide advice and guidance to teachers, tour operators and museum sales staff to monitor programs and activities to ensure compliance with the Department and museum strategic plan. Assist in the management of Department resources. Develops long-range plans and objectives for the management of program assets. Assists in the development and monitoring of all budgetary matters for the Education Department. Employee may be required to work after normal working hours, on weekends, holidays, emergencies and or special events. Employee may be required to perform other duties as assigned to accomplish the mission of the Agency.

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  • Active Duty / Retired Military (ID required)
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  • Active Duty Military In Uniform
  • Free
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  • Veterans / Teachers / First Responders
  • $21
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COVID-19 Notice

Due to health safety measures related to COVID-19, structured, in-person education programs have been suspended. Please consider booking a guided or self-guided tour for your group.

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COVID-19 Notice

Due to health safety measures related to COVID-19, our overnight camping program has been suspended. Please consider joining our exclusive list to be among the first to learn when the program relaunches.

Interested in booking a day group visit to see our museum? Discounted rates for 10+ people.

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