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.

  • Salary – £20,000 p.a

    Full Time – Flexible (this will include both weekends (on rota and weekends (as required)

    Do you have an enviable track record of motivating, attracting and working with people?

    We are looking for a Volunteer Co-ordinator to join our team here at the multi award winning Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth.
    This new role has been created to develop and coordinate volunteering across the Mary Rose. We currently have over 110 volunteers who play a vital role both in the museum and across the Mary Rose Trust.

    As someone experienced in working with people from across the community, you will be able to use and develop these skills drive recruitment of volunteers, development and retention of committed volunteers across the organisation and coordinating and administration of this vital part of our work. This role will also lead the Mary Rose’s Outreach Programme, recruiting, training and administering bookings for dedicated Volunteer Group.
    You will have excellent inter-personal skills, working closely with stakeholders across the Trust, Dockyard and regional networks to develop our volunteer functions and also work on our volunteer strategy for the future.

    For a full Job description please contact Maggie Jones at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and to apply you must submit a full CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5pm on 28th June with first interviews scheduled on 10th July 2017.

  • Salary: £18,000 per annum pro-rata

    Hours of Work: 4 hours daily, Monday to Friday (typically 10.00am to 2.00pm) (flexibility may be required)

    2016 was a landmark year for Mary Rose Trust, as we completed our long-term vision to create a sensational Museum for Mary Rose – Henry VIII’s favourite warship – and her unique Tudor Collection.  The Museum, located in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard has received fantastic visitor reviews and a number of prestigious awards.  The Mary Rose has ambitious plans for the future and, due to a retirement of the current post holder, we are seeking to appoint an experienced Administrator/Receptionist.

    You will be an experienced Administrator/Receptionist with at least two years’ experience of working in a customer-focussed office environment and front of house.  You will be computer literate (Word/Excel/Powerpoint) and have an ability to implement and maintain administrative systems and databases and perform a wide range of administrative functions.  Confidentiality and discretion are an important part of this role.

    The ideal candidate will also be pragmatic, with good time management skills and able to work under their own initiative.  A full job description can be downloaded HERE http://www.maryrose.org/wp-content/uploads/Admin-Assistant-JD-2017.pdf

    Sound like you?  Come and join the crew – applications to be submitted by covering letter and CV to Maggie Jones, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.by 16 June 2017 Interviews will be held on 28 June 2017.

    If you haven’t heard back by 22 June 2017, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion.

  • 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.