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

Temporary, Full-Time Museum Custodian

The San Diego Air & Space Museum seeks a Custodian to join our team. The full-time assignment is expected to be one month or less but may lead to a permanent part-time or full-time position.

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 cover letter to

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs general, routine custodial duties, to include dusting, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, and restocking paper and soap supplies
  • Empties trash receptacles, bags trash for proper disposal and disposes trash and recycling into dumpsters
  • Maintains and cleans displays, equipment, floors, carpets, windows and restrooms
  • Reports needs and concerns to the Facilities Manager or assigned supervisor
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies and promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices
  • May assist with or perform minor maintenance such as replacing light bulbs or adjusting furniture
  • Performs other Facilities tasks as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Willingness to learn
  • Must be dependable with excellent attendance
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to follow written and spoken instructions
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Basic computer literacy a plus

Working Conditions
Work is performed in a number of environments which may include hot, cold, noisy, dusty, close spaces or at heights. 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 35 pounds. The Museum is a non-smoking, drug-free workplace. Successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check is required.

Starting at $15 per hour

Application Process
Please submit your resume and 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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