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.

  • Permanent, full time 37.5 hours per week

    £15,308 per annum

    Action Stations in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard has a vacancy for a Laser Quest Operator, required for immediate start. Duties will include providing friendly and efficient customer service for Laser Quest players; formulating an effective marketing strategy for the attraction; daily care and maintenance of equipment and the arena; arranging repairs if necessary; taking bookings via the online booking system, email or telephone; operating the till for payments and cashing up.

    The successful applicant will have excellent customer service and communication skills, and will be articulate, courteous, eager to learn and willing to work as a member of a team. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Outlook, is also essential.


    Please email your CV with a covering letter explaining why you would like to be considered for this vacancy to Will Beasley, Attractions Operations Manager, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Closing date: Monday 4th May 2015
    Interviews scheduled for Thursday 7th May 2015.

  • General Assistant required in the busy Mary Rose Cafe in the heart of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    The successful candidate will be on a Casual Workers Agreement which is a Zero Hour Contract and be required to work in busy periods, 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.

    Closing date is 6th May 2015

  • Applicants need excellent communication skills, have a strong understanding of customer care principles, as well as have recent experience of delivering an outstanding customer experience.

    These posts will be on an ‘as and when required and available’ basis, but will include some week-end and evening work.

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Natalie Barratt on 02392 505612 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 experience and qualifications match those specified.

    Applications should be forwarded to the NMRN HR Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and are required by close of play on 1st May 2015. Interviews are scheduled for week beginning 11th May 2015.

  • Applicants need excellent communication skills, have a strong understanding of customer care principles, as well as have recent experience of delivering an outstanding customer experience.

    These posts will be on an ‘as and when required and available’ basis, but will include some week-end and evening work.

    For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Lucy Taylor on 023 92819385 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 experience and qualifications match those specified.

    Applications should be forwarded to the NMRN HR Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and are required by close of play on 1st May 2015. Interviews are scheduled for week beginning 11th May 2015.

  • Duty Manager NMRN (HQ) and RMM (37.5 hours per week)

    Circa £20,500 per annum

    This role will support the General Manager in managing the visitor experience and ensuring that visitors are welcomed, assisted, delighted and inspired.

    Duty managers will manage the front line staff team to ensure the security of the location, with special attention to buildings and collections, and that the safety of all visitors and staff is maintained.

    Applicants should have a track record of delivering an outstanding customer experience and experience of motivating and leading teams, especially in times of change.

    Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements is essential as well as a willingness to learn more.

    A flexible approach to work is needed as this post works on a 7-day rota which will include regularly working weekends.

    For further details, or an informal discussion, please email Molly Wilson or telephone 023 9272 7569.

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

    Applications should be forwarded to the NMRN HR Department and are required by 12pm on 27th April 2015.  Interviews are scheduled for Thursday 30 April.

  • Job Vacancy
    Manager of Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre

    Full-time contract
    Up to £40K depending on experience

    The Maritime Archaeology Sea Trust (MAST) is acquiring the Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre (SHC) and will require a manager to work at Charlestown in Cornwall. The post will be a full-time position and the post-holder will be directly responsible to the CEO of MAST and its Steering Committee. Main duties include:

    Daily interaction with public, staff and subcontractors
    Curating, managing and developing the SHC to meet the needs of a variety of target audiences including school groups, families, adult learners and special interest groups
    Developing relations and partnerships with local and national museums and tourist attractions and local and national authorities
    Applicants should have a knowledge of maritime heritage, fundraising experience, be commercially aware and have excellent administrative, organisational and record keeping skills.

    The ideal candidate will be part of MAST’s longterm ambition to turn the SHC into an accredited maritime museum and Centre of Excellence.

    For further details please email Jessica Berry This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the title SHC managerial post in the subject line. 

    Detailed Job Summary

    Closing date: 1st May, 2015