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Shipwright - Portsmouth based - £28,000-£33,000 pa DOE


Our Reference: J5053

Job Terms: Apply Direct

Location: South

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Job Category: Other


Shipwright, Portsmouth based Salary: £28,000 - £33,000 per annum (dependent upon experience) 37.5 hours per week – permanent The National Museum of the Royal Navy is the UK's newest National Museum. We are recruiting for experienced Shipwrights within the expanding Historic Ships Conservation team based in Portsmouth. The successful candidates will be part of a friendly, multidisciplinary team of museum professionals, conservators and maritime industry specialists committed to high quality professional work maintaining and conserving historic ships. The majority of your time will be based on the Portsmouth ships - HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and HMS M.33 - with occasional travel to other ships posted at the Museum's other locations in the UK, including Hartlepool and Belfast. You will join a friendly, multidisciplinary team of museum professionals, conservators and maritime industry specialists committed to high quality professional work maintaining and conserving historic ships. Key Opportunities - Reporting to the Foreman Shipwright, your work will ensure that the Museum's Historic Ships are conserved and able to operate effectively and safely. - With these ships as public attractions, you will also engage with visitors about the important conservation work being undertaken. - This role provides an excellent opportunity to those involved in interesting and challenging heritage work within historic ships. Knowledge/Experience - The role does require the applicant to be qualified to Level 3 City and Guilds Boatbuilding (2463-03) or equivalent. - Specialist knowledge of construction of maritime joinery/shipwrightry, conservation and maintenance of historic ships is also necessary, together with experience in Health and Safety, Working at Height and MEWP. For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Arabella Roberts on 02392 891370 ext. 2006 To Apply Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their experience and qualifications match those specified via the 'Apply' button below Closing date for applications is 4 pm on Wednesday 31 January 2018 Interviews will be held week commencing 12 February 2018 in Portsmouth.