employment at the Petersen

Welcome to the employment page of the Petersen Automotive Museum. To see a brief description of the position that interests you, select the position title. Human Resources will review each applicant’s qualifications for compatibility with available openings. Should a potential fit exist, Human Resources will contact the applicant directly.

An Equal Opportunity Employer: It is the policy of the Petersen Automotive Museum to provide all persons with equal employment practices and opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran or marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


Please include a copy of the Employment Application Form in your email when applying to open position. 


Position Summary:

The Retail Assistant is responsible ensuring that the store inventory is processed, well organized and properly stored in the stockroom.  The assistant will also package, scan, and prepare orders for shipping/delivery. The assistant may need to assist at the register or on the sales floor.  Experience with inventory software, databases, and point of sale systems is preferred.

Essential Functions:

  • Process inventory for shipment/delivery

  • Responsible for keeping the stock area clean and well organized.

  • Package and label shipments.

  • Maintain log of damaged or missing inventory.

  • Restock inventory for the sales floor.

  • Sort and organize bulk inventory.

  • Update logs and documentation for inventory processing.

  • Prepare documentation and inventory for audits.

  • Assist at point of sale register and respond to customer questions as needed.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • 1 year of experience in stockroom, inventory and shipping preferred.

  • Basic knowledge of USPS, FED-EX, and UPS shipping.

  • Experience with inventory software, databases, and point of sale systems preferred.

  • Ability to lift up to 45 lbs.

  • Good communication and organizational skills.

To apply, please send your resume to jobs@petersen.org, and include Retail Assistant in the subject line; or by completing the employment application on the www.petersen.org website.