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.

  • Retail Assistants and Catering Assistants– Explosion Museum (Gosport) and Royal Marines Museum (Southsea)

    National Museum of the Royal Navy

    Salary:  £7.20 per hour

    We have the following roles available at our Explosion Museum:

    • 20 hours per week working 5 days per week, 10am to 2pm or 11am to 3pm, working alternate weekends - Fixed term contract until 4 September 2016

    We have the following roles available at out Royal Marines Museum;

    • 20 hours per week working 5 days per week, 10am to 2pm or 11am to 3pm, working alternate weekends - Fixed term contract until 4 September 2016

    • 30 hours per week in April, May, September and October increasing to 37.5 hours per week in June, July and August, alternate weekend working – Fixed Term contract until 30 October 2016

    Casual contracts with variable hours are also available, working across both sites, hours will subject to the demands of the business

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for Retail Assistants and Catering Assistants.  

    You’ll need bags of enthusiasm and a positive ‘can do’ attitude to succeed in this role. You will also need to be flexible about shifts and willing to roll your sleeves up and get things done.

    Key Opportunities

    To assist in location based catering and retail, delivering targeted income, seeking to maximise revenue opportunities and minimise costs through effective management of goods and foodstuffs.

    Delivering excellent customer service.

    Knowledge/Experience

    Demonstrable understanding of both customer service and customer care principles.

    Knowledge of Food Hygiene and Environmental Health requirements/ and or willing to undertake basic food hygiene certificate (Catering).

    Working in a customer focused environment with experience of delivering outstanding customer service.

    To view the Role Profiles please click here

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the catering roles, please contact Mike Swan (Catering Manager) on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.?subject=Retail%20Assistants%20and%20Catering%20Assistants%E2%80%93%20Explosion%20Museum%20(Gosport)%20and%20Royal%20Marines%20Museum%20(Southsea)" ' + path + '\'' + prefix + ':' + addy8219 + '\'>'+addy_text8219+'<\/a>'; //-->

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the retail roles, please contact Lisa Rouse (Buying and Merchandising Manager) on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.?subject=Retail%20Assistants%20and%20Catering%20Assistants%E2%80%93%20Explosion%20Museum%20(Gosport)%20and%20Royal%20Marines%20Museum%20(Southsea)" ' + path + '\'' + prefix + ':' + addy73944 + '\'>'+addy_text73944+'<\/a>'; //-->

    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.?subject=Retail%20Assistants%20and%20Catering%20Assistants%E2%80%93%20Explosion%20Museum%20(Gosport)%20and%20Royal%20Marines%20Museum%20(Southsea)" ' + path + '\'' + prefix + ':' + addy9892 + '\'>'+addy_text9892+'<\/a>'; //-->  and are required by 4pm on 14th February 2016.

    Interviews will be held on Thursday 25th February 2016 at either our Gosport/ Portsmouth sites.

    Please can you state what preference of role/hours listed above you have when you apply

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    Events Assistant – Fleet Air Arm Museum – National Museum of the Royal Navy

    Salary:  £7.20 per hour  - Yeovil Based

    Casual contract - these posts are working variable hours over a 7 day rota with regular evening work

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for an Events Assistant.  

    You’ll need bags of enthusiasm and a positive ‘can do’ attitude to succeed in this role. You will also need to be flexible about shifts and willing to roll your sleeves up and get things done.

    Key Opportunities

    As part of the Events Team:

    Aid in the preparation set up, pre-dinner tours and attending at Corporate/Commercial events  

    Ensure the safety, security and evacuation during all Events

    Knowledge/Experience.

    We are looking for applicants with experience of delivering outstanding customer care service.  You will need excellent communication skills, be self-motivated, with an innovative attitude.

    To view the Role Profile please click here

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Jonathon Tremlett (Catering and Function Manager) onThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.?subject=Events%20Assistant%20%E2%80%93%20Fleet%20Air%20Arm%20Museum" data-cke-saved-' + path + '\'' + prefix + ':' + addy95786 + '\'>'+addy_text95786+'<\/a>'; //-->

    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 atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.?subject=Events%20Assistant%20%E2%80%93%20Fleet%20Air%20Arm%20Museum" data-cke-saved-' + path + '\'' + prefix + ':' + addy95204 + '\'>'+addy_text95204+'<\/a>'; //--> and are required by4pm on 14thFebruary 2016

    Interviews will be held week commencing 22ndFebruary 2016 at Fleet Air Arm Museum

     

  • Catering Assistant – Fleet Air Arm Museum – National Museum of the Royal Navy

    Salary:  £7.20 per hour - Yeovil Based

    30 hours per week in April, May, September and October increasing to 37.5 hours per week in June, July and August, alternate weekend working

    Fixed Term contract until 30th October 2016

     

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a Catering Assistant. 

    You’ll need bags of enthusiasm and a positive ‘can do’ attitude to succeed in this role. You will also need to be flexible about shifts and willing to roll your sleeves up and get things done.

    Key Opportunities

    To assist in location based catering and events, delivering targeted income, seeking to maximise revenue opportunities and minimise costs through effective management of goods and foodstuffs.

    Delivering excellent customer service.

    Knowledge/Experience.

    Demonstrable understanding of both customer service and customer care principles.

    Knowledge of Food Hygiene and Environmental Health requirements/ and or willing to undertake basic food hygiene certificate (Catering).

    Working in a customer focused environment with experience of delivering outstanding customer service.

    To view the Role Profile please click here

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Jonathon Tremlett (Catering and Function Manager) on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.?subject=Catering%20Assistant%20%E2%80%93%20Fleet%20Air%20Arm%20Museum" ' + path + '\'' + prefix + ':' + addy28893 + '\'>'+addy_text28893+'<\/a>'; //-->

    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.?subject=Catering%20Assistant%20%E2%80%93%20Fleet%20Air%20Arm%20Museum" ' + path + '\'' + prefix + ':' + addy23674 + '\'>'+addy_text23674+'<\/a>'; //-->  and are required by 4pm on 14th February 2016.

    Interviews will be held week commencing 22nd February 2016 at Fleet Air Arm Museum.

     

  • Facilities Technician – National Museum of the Royal Navy

    working across Portsmouth and Gosport sites

    Salary:  £19k to 20.5k pa

    37.5 hours per week

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a Facilities Technician to join a multi role team across the Portsmouth and Gosport sites.

    Based at the Royal Marines Museum, this is an exciting opportunity to join an experienced team looking after the Maintenance and Properties of the NMRN.

    We are looking for a person who can work under their own initiative and be proactive in all areas of repairs to ensure maintenance is completed with minimum disruption to visitors.

    The Technician will work closely with the Facilities and Duty Managers to ensure we have safe and effective Museums and enable us to display our unique experiences.

    Key Opportunities

    • To be part of an experienced Facilities Team in a growing NMRN organisation.

    • To lead an already effective Pre Planned Maintenance programme.

    • To work with colleagues in Heritage, Resources and Visitor Experience Directorates.

    • Represent the Museums at external organizations.

    • Provide technical, security and support at events and first response to Emergency Callouts

    Knowledge/Experience

    • Applicants must have experience in a Mechanical and/or Electrical background.

    • Knowledge of heating/boiler systems

    • Working knowledge of Fire and Intruder alarm systems.

    • Experience in Carpentry and Plumbing.

    • Ability to work at heights both internally and externally.

    Please click here to view the Role Profile

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Mr JJ Molloy on 02392 545035 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." data-cke-saved-' + path + '\'' + prefix + ':' + addy58724 + '\'>'+addy_text58724+'<\/a>'; //-->

    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." data-cke-saved-' + path + '\'' + prefix + ':' + addy26165 + '\'>'+addy_text26165+'<\/a>'; //-->  and are requiredby 4pm on Sunday 14 February 2016.

    Interviews are likely to be held w/c 22 February 2016.

  • HMS Victory Events Assistant – National Museum of the Royal Navy

    Salary:  £7.20 ph

    Casual Hour Contract

    Portsmouth Based

    This is a casual hours post working flexibly on a 7-day rota with regular evening work.

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for an Events Assistant to join the HMS Victory Events Team.

    Key Opportunities

    As part of the Events Team:

    • Aid in the preparation set up, pre-dinner tours and attending at Corporate/Commercial events  

    • Ensure the safety, security and evacuation during all Events on board

    Knowledge/Experience

    We are looking for applicants with experience of delivering outstanding customer care service.  You will need excellent communication skills, be self-motivated, with an innovative attitude and ideally an interest in history and heritage.

    To view the Role Profile please click here

    For further details, or an informal discussion, please contact Roxy Wheeler, Events Manager HMS V & NMRN (P), 02392 722794 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 4pm on Friday 12 February 2016.

    Interviews will be held w/c 22 February.

    There will be a requirement to attend training to take place week commencing 16 March 2016.

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    Volunteer Coordinator, HMS Caroline, Belfast – National Museum of the Royal Navy

    Salary: £22,000 to £24,000 per annum (£11,000 to £12,000 actual pro rata salary per annum) dependent on experience

    18.75 per week – Fixed Term Contract for 12 months

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a Volunteer Coordinator to join the HMS Caroline team in Belfast.

    This is an exciting opportunity to develop and deliver volunteering procedures and opportunities at a new heritage and visitor attraction in Belfast. We are looking for a creative, proactive and experienced individual with experience of working in a heritage environment; to build and develop a volunteer team.

    Key Opportunities

    • To identify and develop volunteer roles for a diverse range of audience within an exciting, new heritage attraction in Northern Ireland.

    • Develop and deliver a framework and strategy for the recruitment, selection and management of volunteers at HMS Caroline, in line with existing NMRN procedures, and to identify opportunities to develop new volunteer opportunities and initiatives.

    • Collaborate on a broad range of activities such as learning and community engagement initiatives, family sessions, public events, evaluation and marketing to ensure volunteer support and input.

    Knowledge/Experience

    Previous experience in the recruitment, selection and management of volunteers in a heritage and/or community environment is essential.

    Demonstrable knowledge and practical application of best practice in Volunteer Recruitment, Selection and Management in Northern Ireland.

    You will also have a proven track record in the retention of volunteers, development of training and engaging diverse audiences.

    Ability to work confidently under own initiative on a range of tasks simultaneously with a degree of autonomy within a busy working environment.

    Comfortable interacting and working with stakeholders and various members of the public.

    Click here to see the Role Profile

    For further details, or informal enquiries regarding the role, please contact Ruth Osborne at 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." data-cke-saved-' + path + '\'' + prefix + ':' + addy42611 + '\' style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; text-align: center;">'+addy_text42611+'<\/a>'; //-->  and are required by 4 pm on 7th February 2016.

    Interviews will be held on 16th February 2016 in Belfast.

     

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    Business Support Assistant – HMS Caroline, Belfast- National Museum of the Royal Navy

    Salary:  £16,000 per annum (£9,500 actual pro rata salary per annum)

    22.5 hours per week (part time) – Fixed Term for 12 months

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a Business Support Assistant to join the new HMS Caroline team at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Belfast.

    This is an exciting opportunity to assist the General Manager with daily administrative duties, cash handling, meeting preparation and minute taking.

    Key Opportunities

    • Opportunity to deal with customer queries, as well as managing stationary and other related stocks.

    • Collate information and statistics.

    • Support the General Manager and Duty Managers across the business.

    Knowledge/Experience

    Applications should be competent working across a range of administrative tasks and operating Windows-based software, together with excellent verbal and communication skills.

    Previous administrative work and cash handling experience is required.

    Click here to see the Role Profile

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Jamie Wilson, General Manager on 07803210017, 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 7th February 2016.

    Interviews will be held 17th February 2016 at HMS Caroline, Belfast.

     

  • HMS WARRIOR 1860 is looking to recruit an administrator / PA from mid March, to cover a period of Maternity Leave, in the role of Captain’s Secretary.


    The task is to support the Board of Trustees, Chief Executive and Executive Officer in an operational and administrative role, to further the work of a unique charity preserving an important national maritime asset. This opportunity comes at a time of exciting change in a small expanding organisation.

    Ideally, we seek someone with strong and proven communication, administrative and associated IT skills, and who has the ability to work flexibly at executive level as a key member of a small team in a busy and challenging environment.

    Warrior Preservation Trust Limited currently has a turnover of £2.2m and has received a major HLF grant towards a £4.2m restoration project. It attracts approximately 350,000 visitors each year.

    This is 9 month Fixed Term post, 22.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday).
    Salary £20,475 pa (pro rata) plus holidays and benefits.

    Further details can be found on our website www.hmswarrior.org or by contacting:

    Isabelle Russell – Finance and Personnel Manager
    HMS Warrior 1860
    HM Naval Base Portsmouth
    PO1 3QX
    02392 778600
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Closing date for applications: Friday 12th February 2016
    Interviews will take place Week commencing Monday 22nd February 2016

  • Marketing and Communications Manager – National Museum of the Royal Navy

    Portsmouth based

    Salary:  £22k to £24k per annum

    37.5 hours per week - Permanent

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for an experienced and creative Marketing and Communications Manager to join the Visitor Experience Directorate.

    Reporting to the Head of Marketing and Communications, this exciting role is pivotal in creating the NMRN’s vision to become the world’s most respected Naval Museum, underpinned by a spirit of enterprise and adventure.

    Key Opportunities

    •             Developing and implementing marketing and communication plans and tactical, targeted campaigns aimed at delivering budgeted visitor numbers and revenue across the NMRN and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard;

    •             Leading campaigns and project managing communications for: third party promotion agencies, B2C, learning, travel trade and groups, corporate venues, memberships and event audiences;

    •             Developing our leverage capabilities with marketing partnerships and contra promotions across a range of media and with other tourism destination partners;

    •             Managing multiple stakeholder and partnership relationships to build confidence and reassurance of our deliverables;

    •             Supporting and guiding all internal colleagues and external partners, enabling them to undertake effective marketing activity, ensuring the consistent delivery and communication of the brand;

    •             Assisting with managing brand alignment and its integration process with the Head of Marketing and Communications.

    Knowledge/Experience

    •             Applicants must have strong marketing and communication skills, from brief to delivery with a solid B2C Marcomms background within the leisure/tourism/heritage sector.

    •             Ability to maintain production of collateral against agreed budgets and deadlines; working with and managing the output of outside agencies and possess a talent for confidently presenting plans to key stakeholders and partner organisations.

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Jane Hodgkins on 02392 728065 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    This role will require a Basic Disclosure check as part of the security clearance process for working on the Naval Base.

    The role profile can be viewed by clicking here

    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 7 February 2016.

    Interviews will be held on 25 February 2016 in Portsmouth.