Job vacancies at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and its associated attractions are advertised within these pages and externally in the relevant press. Please only apply for vacancies that are available as we are unable to reply to speculative letters.

  • HR Business Support Assistant, Portsmouth
    Salary:  £16,575 per annum (£11,050 pro-rata salary per annum)

    25 hours per week (ideally 5 hours per day Monday to Friday) - Permanent

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a HR Business Support Assistant to join the HR and Organisational Development team at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth.

    This is an exciting opportunity to support the HR team with maintenance of workforce data and records including responsibility for the recruitment process administration including workforce controls; processing payroll information; issuing contracts and pre-employment checks, preparing recruitment packs, etc. as well as overseeing the administration of general HR enquiries and filing; whilst ensuring all HR data/information is kept confidentially.  This role will also support the Volunteer Coordinators with admin support.

    Key Opportunities

    • To learn more about HR and organisational development (including staff and volunteers).

    • Work within a varied role offering vital support to the business working within a unique heritage environment.

    • Be part of a small friendly team.

    Knowledge/Experience

    Applicants must enjoy administration work and be competent across a range of administrative tasks operating Windows-based software, with excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and have an interest in Human Resources.

    Previous administrative work experience is essential, and applicants should understand the importance of handling sensitive personal information.  In addition, the ability to organise and prioritise workload, meet changing demands and comply with tight deadlines is essential.

    The Role Profile can be viewed here.

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact a member of the HR team on 023 9289 4555 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified.  Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and are required by 12 pm on Wednesday 4 October 2017.

    Interviews will be held on Tuesday 10 October 2017 in Portsmouth.

  • Curator (HMS Warrior Collections), based in Portsmouth

    Salary:  £22,000 per annum

    37.5 hours per week – temporary (fixed term – 9 months)

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a fixed term Curator (HMS Warrior Collections) to join the Collections & Exhibitions team.

    This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with the archives, images and artefact collections of HMS Warrior, a new edition and key part of the National Museum. We are looking for a dynamic, motivated and adaptable team member to deliver a key collections management and digtisation project with these collections as part of the ‘HMS Warrior 1860: Revealing the secrets of Shipwrights and Sailors’ project.

    The ‘HMS Warrior 1860: Revealing the secrets of Shipwrights and Sailors’ project will make the archives and collections of HMS Warrior available to the public for the first time through various activities including releasing collections and personnel information of ‘Old Warriors’ online.

    Key Opportunities

    • Opportunity to lead on delivery of a key collections management & digitisation project.

    • Play an integral part in integrating the collections of HMS Warrior into the collections of the National Museum of the Royal Navy.
     
    • Chance to enhance and improve collections management practices including documentation, preservation and storage of the HMS Warrior collections.

    • Contribute to the creation of a new online portal for our collections including promotion through social media

    Knowledge/Experience

    Experience of working with collections in the Heritage sector and a broad understanding of industry standards. 

    Experience of delivery small or medium collections management or digitisation related projects.

    Ability to work confidently under own initiative on a range of tasks simultaneously with a degree of autonomy, within a busy working environment. Comfortable working with and directing volunteers on various tasks.

    To view the Role Profile please click here.

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Amy Adams on 023 9289 1370 ext 2003 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified.

    Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and are required by 4 pm on Friday 6 October 2017.

    Interviews will be held week commencing 9 October 2017 in Portsmouth.

  • Car Park Manager | Salary: Competitive

    Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust (PNBPT) are looking to recruit a Car Park Manager for the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Car Park.

    The successful applicant will report to the Director of Operations and the role will include the opening and closing of the car park, being the first port of call for out of hours emergencies, ensuring the car park equipment is well maintained and equipped along with being ultimately responsible for the safe keeping of cash until it is collected by the cash in transit service. You would also ensure the following:

    • The visitor/car park information displays are kept up to date
    • The car park cleanliness is maintained to a high standard
    • To be responsible for weekly rotas and ensure all staff training is kept up to date

    The shifts are 12 hours, the rota will include one weekend in every three and an applicant who can start immediately is required.

    Closing Date 12th September

    Interviews week commencing 18th September

    To apply for this position, applicants should send a CV and covering letter to Peter Emery, Director of Operations at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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  • Estates Manager


    Salary £34k with benefits
    Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust are looking to recruit an Estates Manager for Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Priddy’s Hard, the Historic Dockyard Car Park and Admiralty Quarter holiday apartments.
    In a varied role, which will range from all aspects of Property Management to assist in the strategic development and specific regeneration projects. Some aspects of the role will be in direct support to the Consultant Chief Executive.

    Specifically the role will include:-
    • Lease Management including negotiations, compliance, renewals, rent reviews and terminations and the coordination of the collection of rents including obtaining turn over statements from retail and catering tenants.
    • Developing close working relationships with the Trust tenants.
    • Liaising with the MOD Defence Infrastructure Organisation on lease and property matters including attendance at meetings of the Historic estate working group.

    The role will also include building utility, service charge and insurance management.

    Ideally MRICS qualified, the Estates Manager will have a more commercial outlook and an interest in some of the UK’s finest collection of historic buildings.


    Closing Date 15th September

    Interviews first week in October

    For an informal discussion contact Peter Emery on 02392 893304 or to apply for this position, applicants should send a CV and covering letter to Peter Emery, Director of Operations at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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  • Admiralty Quarter Holiday Apartments
    Weekend/Holiday/Sickness Cover

    £40.00 per check in

    A responsible, enthusiastic individual is required to cover the checking in of guests for the Trust’s two holiday apartments. This will usually be every other weekend in peak season, but will be less often in the off-peak season. Occasional cover throughout the week may also be required.

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Checking the cleanliness of the apartment prior to the guest’s arrival
    • Laying out the welcome pack and ensuring the welcome book is prominently 


    Displayed

    • Reporting any maintenance issues to the Conservation Team
    • Meeting the guests in the arranged area and showing them to their parking space (if needed), and then to the apartment
    • Providing a general orientation of the apartment, including how to operate doors and white goods
    • Completing the necessary paperwork and then handing across the keys
    • Being on call for any questions the guest may have

    Ideally the applicant will have:
    • Good general knowledge regarding the local area
    • Excellent communication skills
    • The ability to multi-task

    Living within a close proximity to Admiralty Quarter, or having your own transport would be beneficial.

    To apply for this position, applicants should send a CV and covering letter to Peter Emery, Director of Operations at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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  • An exciting opportunity has risen to work in a brand new cookhouse in the heart of the historic dockyard, the position is on a variable contract, working Monday-Sunday with occasional evening work- If you think you’re the right person for the job, We look forward to hearing from you.

    Please send a covering letter and CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 02392 731 552.


    Key Responsibilities:

    Quality Standards

    • To ensure that legal and company requirements are adhered to in respect of Hygiene, Health & Safety, Employment Law, and Food Safety Law for all staff, visitors and customers
    • To report all accidents, breakages, losses, unsafe working conditions and any other irregularities
    • To ensure a standard of personal and general cleanliness and hygiene
    • To strive to continually exceed Customer expectations and provide excellent customer care
    • To be responsible for the preparation, service and presentation of food and beverages and other catering requests
    • To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested by management

     

    People Management

    • To ensure all employees in the unit adhere to the correct standards of dress and appearance as set out in Company handbook
    • CH&Co values
    • To ensure effective selling opportunities are supported by all staff having full product knowledge of all items available
    • To maintain a happy and helpful manner and attitude throughout your work


    Financial Contribution

    • To protect all company property in the unit and maintain all such property in a manner of good and safe repair.

  • Exciting opportunities for exceptional people…could this be you?


    Do you enjoy meeting new people and working in a team?


    Would you love to welcome visitors to the award-winning Mary Rose Museum?

     

    We are recruiting a number of new Volunteer Buggy Drivers to help us deliver consistently excellent customer service to all our visitors in a friendly and varied team. As part of being a volunteer at the Mary Rose, we will ensure you receive fully training, be invited to monthly meetings, receive regular communication and updates, as well as being invited to social occasions.


    We need people to deliver an exceptional world class experience in driving the Mary Rose Buggy which assists those with mobility needs get from the entrance of the Historic Dockyard to the Mary Rose Museum. We are particularly looking for those available on weekends but also recruiting throughout the week too.


    If you are interested in volunteering or would like any more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Exciting opportunities for exceptional people…could this be you?
    Do you enjoy meeting new people and working in a team?
    Would you love to welcome visitors to the award-winning Mary Rose Museum?
    Are you keen to learn?

    We are recruiting a number of new museum volunteers to help us deliver consistently excellent customer service and interpretation to all our visitors in a friendly and varied team. As part of being a volunteer at the Mary Rose, we will ensure you receive fully training, be invited to monthly meetings, receive regular communication and updates, as well as being invited to social occasions.

    We need people to deliver an exceptional world class experience in a combination of the following:

    Welcome and Orientation – in the visitor reception and the museum
    Retail – assisting in our busy museum shop
    Galleries – telling the story of the Mary Rose, her crew and artefacts
    Events – enhancing the exceptional events we deliver
    Education – helping to deliver workshops to primary and secondary pupils
    Buggy driving – running a shuttle service from Victory Gate to the museum to assist visitors who may find the walk a little far

    If you are interested in volunteering or would like any more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Boathouse 4 is located in one of the oldest and most historic parts of the Historic Dockyard. Few visitors realise that we have been building wooden boats here for hundreds of years.

    Would you like to join our team of volunteers?

    Do you love Portsmouth, Wooden boats and our Naval Heritage?

    Could you tell visitors the story of Boathouse 4?

    Boathouse 4 has been restored and is now open as a FREE attraction at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and we are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our team


    Our volunteers get involved in;
    • The conservation and restoration of small boats from the Portsmouth Naval Base’s collection that come to us for repair or restoration.
    • Leading a daily tour of our workshop floor telling visitors about the work underway.
    • Telling our visitors about the significance and history of small boats in the Royal Navy and building boats in Boathouses 4,5,6,7.
    • Demonstrate aspects of woodworking/boatbuilding or rope making to visitors – Training can be provided.
    • Welcoming and interacting with our visitors.
    • Help with our ‘hands-on’ activities and workshops for all ages.
    • Crew our fleet of WWII boats.


    For an application form or more information please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • LOVE NAVAL HISTORY? SHARE IT WITH US!
    Volunteer at the National Museum of the Royal Navy

    We have an exciting opportunity for anyone wishing to volunteer with the NMRN.


    We are looking for front of house volunteers to engage with our visitors across our unique and historic attractions, these include:

    · HMS Victory

    The world’s oldest commissioned warship, Lord Horatio Nelson’s flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar.

    · HMS M.33

    One of only 3 Royal Navy ships to survive from World War One, served at the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915.

    · 36 HOURS: JUTLAND 1916 EXHIBITION (OPENS MAY 2016)

    Largest exhibition dedicated at the Battle of Jutland in the world

    · NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE ROYAL NAVY GALLERIES

    Housed in two Grade I listed buildings displaying artefacts from the beginning of the Royal Navy to the modern day.


    We welcome all ages and backgrounds (18+) to volunteer in our ships and galleries.

    Volunteering with us is a great way to meet new people, developing new skills, gain experience and taken on new challenges

    Please click here to find out more

    If you’re interested, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

     

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    Boathouse 7 requires waiting staff to work in our busy cafeteria in the heart of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
    Hours of work are predominately 9-5 including weekends, with some evening shifts.

    Overall purpose of the job


    Performing a variety of tasks associated with food service in a high volume cafe and delivering excellent customer service in the catering unit.
    Skills:
    • Enthusiasm to execute outstanding customer service
    • Communicate confidently with customer & exceeding visitor expectation
    • Ability to work within in a team and individually
    • Reliable/Flexibly
    • To complete unit specific tasks and sign off all associated paperwork
    • To attend team meetings as required
    • To operate the till in line with company operation and cash handling procedures
    • To maximize uptake and spend per head
    Experience preferred but not essential.

    If you think you are the person for the role in this busy, vibrant and friendly unit, we would like to hear from you.
    Please send your C.V along with a Covering Letter to :
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 02392 731 552.

     

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    General Assistant required in the busy Mary Rose Cafe in the heart of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard – Successful Candidate will be on a Casual Workers Agreement which is a Zero Hour Contract and be required to work in Busy Periods and School Holidays and Weekends


    Overall purpose of the job

    Performing a variety of tasks associated with coffee & food production and delivering excellent customer service in the catering unit.

    Skills:
    • Enthusiasm to execute outstanding customer service
    • Communicate confidently with customer & exceeding visitor expectation
    • Ability to work within in a team and individually
    • Reliable/Flexible – delivery of shifts
    • To deliver the highest levels of customer service in line with company standards
    • To complete unit specific tasks and sign off all associated paperwork
    • To attend team meetings as required
    • To operate the till in line with company operation and cash handling procedures
    • To maximize uptake and spend per head

    Experience preferred but not essential.


    If you think you are the person for the role in this busy, vibrant and friendly unit, we would like to hear from you.

    Please send your C.V along with a Covering Letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 02392 731 552.