Join our crew! Be a Tour Guide on the USS IOWA


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Pacific Battleship Center / Battleship IOWA250 South Harbor Blvd. Berth 87San Pedro, CA 90731

This is the real deal! Fascinating history, an engineering marvel, and a great group of people. We have fun - and lots of social activities for our crew.


Have you got a passion for battleships, naval, or military history? Are you fascinated by all things nautical or by the grace and might of one of the world’s greatest fighting machines designed before digital technology? Do you like to share your passion and interests with others? Battleship IOWA needs folks with excellent communication skills as Tour Guides 7 days a week. Morning and afternoon shifts available. Training is provided on an ongoing basis, with orientation offered each month. Learn about the ship’s construction, service history, weapons, navigation, and propulsion systems, as well as life aboard during WWII, The Korean War, and the 1980s. Become part of a diverse and knowledgeable crew. We have a good time, and plan several social functions each month. Interviews are arranged weekly by appointment. Guides are accepted as young as 16. There is no age limit, but you must have stamina and be able to handle ladders to work along the tour route. Qualified folks with mobility challenges should contact the Volunteer Coordinator about accommodation. Scheduling is flexible, with an equivalent minimum requirement of 4 hours per week . Complete our online application. and click on Sign Up Today!


  • Spanish
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • History
  • People Skills
  • Cantonese / Mandarin

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible equivalent of 4 hours per week
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