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.

  • Archaeologist (HMS Victory)

    Salary: £26,000 – £31,000 per annum
    37.5 hours

    Permanent


    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a full-time Archaeologist to join the Historic Ships team within the Heritage Directorate.

    Based in Portsmouth, this is an exciting opportunity to be a vital part of the team caring for HMS Victory. The Archaeologist (HMS Victory) will record and manage the data relating to the ship’s construction, refit and on-going conservation. The individual will also aid in developing our historic understanding of the ship and assist in informing decisions for future conservation.

    Key Opportunities

    • To work within a team caring for a historic fleet of national, and international, significance
    • To work on and improve upon our understanding of HMS Victory, aiding to inform decisions on future work on the ship.
    • Oversee the development of HMS Victory’s Information Model and associated archives.

    Knowledge/Experience

    • A high degree of specialist knowledge on principles of archaeological recording, the construction and material of a historic ship and/or building and the ability to sketch, photograph and note physical changes on-site.
    • Experience in preparing Heritage Impact Assessments and physically working on-site alongside a team and contractors. The use and development of archaeological archive and of digital asset management systems.

    To view the Role Profile please click here.

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Arabella Roberts on 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 12pm on Thursday 2 November 2017.

    The selection process will be held on Friday 10 November 2017.

  • Casual Night Quartermasters (permanent positions) – Portsmouth 

    Salary - £8.35 per hour
    • 13hour shifts

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting a Casual Night Quartermasters to join the Team on board HMS Warrior 1860.

    Key Opportunities
    • To ensure the security and safety of HMS Warrior 1860, its contents and jetty area during business closed hours including safety patrols.
    • Assist with the set up and clean down of events, as and when required.
    • To deliver unique, consistent and high levels of visitor experience and satisfaction, in line with the ethos and branding of NMRN

    Knowledge/Experience
    • Moderate knowledge of Health and Safety and Security requirements and a willingness to learn more.
    • Experience of working with a degree of autonomy.
    • Experience of communicating and engaging with a wide and varied audience.

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Claire Baverstock on 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 5pm on Friday 20 October 2017.  

    The selection process will be held on Friday 3 November 2017.

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    Team Members (permanent) – Portsmouth - £7.50 per hour
    We have several opportunities for Team members with various hours, ranging from 4hours a week to full time (37.5hours).

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting Team Members to join our Visitor Experience team at the National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth. This is home to HMS Victory, best known as Lord Nelson’s flagship, as well as many other fantastic attractions such as M.33 the sole remaining British veteran of the Gallipoli Campaign, HMS – Hear My Story is a major exhibition situated in the Babcock Galleries, as well as the Jutland Exhibition and working in our busy Visitor Centre.

    Key Opportunities

    • Ability to work as part of a great team engaging with visitors and ensuring they are having a good time within a unique heritage working environment.

    • This is a varied role with the opportunity to work in our shops, on our historic ships and within our galleries.

    Knowledge/Experience

    • Experience of working in a customer focused environment with retail and sales knowledge is an advantage.

    • Display an interest in developing knowledge of the Royal Navy’s stories and heritage to share with visitors and colleagues.

    • Basic knowledge of Health and Safety and Security requirements and a willingness to learn more.

    To view the Role Profile please click here.

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Phil Nash on 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 12pm on Monday 23 October 2017.  

    The selection process will be held on Monday 30 October 2017.

  • Operations Manager – Portsmouth
    Salary:  £26,000-£31,000 

    37.5 hours per week

    This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is currently employed within a management role to support the General Manager to deliver an outstanding visitor experience and to contribute towards achieving key performance indicators to build future business resilience.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Ensure all visitors are delighted and connect with our compelling stories across the Visitor Centre, NMRNP, HMS Victory, M.33, HMS Warrior and the open spaces.

    • Support, develop and empower the Duty Management team to deliver our strategic aims including business resilience.

    • Key Health and Safety role to ensure teams deliver safe working environments for staff, volunteers, visitors, wider business partners, etc.

    • Support the General Manager and to deputise in their absence.

    Key Opportunities

    • Work closely with Duty Managers and the Visitor Engagement Manager with the ability to make a difference to the visitor experience.

    • Contribute to projects.

    • Lead on change management of the Duty Manager team to enable them to deliver flexible working systems to suit visitor needs

    Knowledge/Experience

    Applicants must have previous experience of leading and motivating a large team due to the size and scope of this role/level of responsibility and must enjoy working in a fast paced customer focused environment that is target driven.
    An ability to prioritise tasks, effectively delegate and communicate (both verbal and written) is essential.  

    The applicant must be able to demonstrate a passion for excellent visitor care and an eye on commercial awareness as well as being a team player. 

    To view the Role Profile please click here.


    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Molly Wilson team on 023 9272 8061 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 5pm on Friday 20 October 2017.

    Interviews will be held on Thursday 2 November 2017 in Portsmouth.

  • Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust
    Action Stations Administration Assistant (Part time)
    £16477.50 Pro Rata (£7030.40 Per annum)


    Purpose

    • This is a part-time position at 16 hours per week.
    • This post will be based in Action Stations at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
    • The post will report to the Head of Attractions.

    Administration Duties
    1. Responsibility for obtaining Naval Base passes (including Disclosure Scotland applications and T cards) for all staff and casual workers and ensuring that all passes are kept up to date.
    2. To maintain the Action Stations Visit Sheet. Including liaising and recording screening dates for No.6 Cinema and any other special event date requests.
    3. To order Action Stations stationery and first aid supplies and other required items, including the creation of purchase orders and logging expenditure on a budget sheet.
    4. To assist in the maintenance and update of the Action Stations website, BookMyParty booking system and Dockyard App.
    5. Inform Naval Base Pass office of expected visitors and escort them on and off site when required.
    6. To report visitor figures to the NMRN, Attractions Management Board and operations meetings.
    7. Input Visitor feedback surveys and forward comments to appropriate managers.
    8. Collate and produce Operations meeting reports based on visitor numbers and feedback.

    Person Specification
    Essential

    • To be able to communicate with visitors in a polite, courteous and professional manner.
    • Proficiency in IT skills such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and internet use
    • Excellent administrative and organisational skills.
    • To be willing to undertake all necessary training for the post.
    • To be able to work as a member of a team and without direct supervision.
    • To be willing to dress in corporate wear.
    • Full UK driving licence and use of a vehicle for business purposes.

     

    Desirable

    • Any additional IT based skills, i.e. design, databases etc.
    • To have a basic knowledge of a foreign language (e.g. French, German, Spanish).
    • To hold a First Aid Certificate.

    Notes
    The post holder is required to work within the Equal Opportunities Policy (and all other PNBPT policies) and to take account of equality considerations when making strategic policy decisions.
    Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.

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  • Estates Manager


    Salary £40k 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 mid-October

    Interviews end of 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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  • 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.