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Painter – Portsmouth

37.5 hours per week

Salary: £19,000

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

Working out of Portsmouth, this is an exciting opportunity to be a vital part of a team caring for the world’s largest fleet of historic ships, including HMS Victory, HMS Warrior, HMS Trincomalee and HMS Caroline. Working with another Painter as part of the larger Historic Ships team, the role will help ensure the Museum’s ships are presented to a high standard and re-preserved in a manner that offers maximum protection from environmental degradation.

Key Opportunities

  • To work within a team caring for a historic fleet of national, and international, significance.
  • To develop skills through the opportunity to work on a broad range of different vessels based in Portsmouth and at other NMRN sites.
  • To positively engage with visitors about the conservation work being undertaken to the ships and the importance of this.


Qualified to Level 2 City & Guild decorative finishing and industrial painting (6572-02), equivalent qualification or experience. Knowledge of H&S requirements and MEWP trained and certified.

Experience of heritage conservation project(s), painting and re-preservation in a marine or heritage environment and experience of working at height.

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

To view the role profile please visit

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 12am on Friday 24 November 2017.

The selection process will be held provisionally on Tuesday 5th December 2017.

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