Museum will close at 2:30pm with final admission at 2:00pm on Saturday November 19th for our International Hall of Fame Celebration.

Museum Store Assistant

The San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park seeks a part-time Store Assistant to join our outstanding team. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply, please submit your resume and brief cover letter to

Position Summary
The Store Assistant will ensure visitors have proper access to merchandise by organizing product displays and inventory storage. Duties include receiving, counting and organizing inventory; placing price tags on items; and putting products on shelves according to an organized system. This daytime position is 20-24 hours per week over 3-4 days including Sunday and Monday and may develop into a Store Lead position.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate retail space activities, dispose of trash and manage the cleanliness of the storeroom
  • Receive merchandise deliveries, ensuring the merchandise is unloaded and stored according to established procedures
  • Manage and maintain the condition of inventory in the storage rooms
  • Break down and dispose boxes from incoming orders
  • Restock the store with items needed or requested by store attendant
  • Be in constant communication with the Store Manager for anything that needs to be done and has been completed
  • Be vigilant regarding items that are low in stock, keeping the Manager informed
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the store and enhance the appearance of the store by adopting the most appropriate display techniques
  • Assist with retail sales as needed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Effective organizational skills
  • Attention to detail, commitment and reliability
  • Patience and determination to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Flexibility and dependability to perform both physical and administrative tasks
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with inventory management desired
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office and experience with point-of-sales systems desired

Working Conditions
Work is performed in environments that include hot, cold, noisy, dusty and closed spaces. Standing and/or walking for six or more hours per day and heavy physical activity is periodically required, including the handling of objects up to 50 pounds. The Museum is a non-smoking, drug-free workplace. Successful completion of a criminal background check is required prior to final offer of employment.

Starting at $15 per hour and increasing to $16.30 on 1/1/23 This is a part-time position with growth potential

Museum Store Manager

Application Process
Please submit your resume and brief cover letter to Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest!

San Diego Air & Space Museum

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