Dundee Heritage Trust are recruiting a Ship Supervisor. You will be responsible for co-ordinating 24/7 security cover for the Royal Research Ship RRS Discovery and will assist in the implementation of the RRS Discovery maintenance plan in line with the overall Conservation of the ship.

They are looking for someone who is able to plan, organise and maintain the historic ship for adventurers everywhere. Working with a small team, you should be able to co-ordinate, supervise and carry out maintenance task and have a proactive approach to work.

This is a full time permanent role (37.5) and includes weekend working and cover for Night Security when required.

Further information and an application form can be found here

Please apply using the application form – no CV’s will be accepted

Closing date is 15th November 21

Application type Crew Bank Qualifications

Person Specification


Good standard of education

Good interpersonal skills

Evidence of Practical maintenance skills (including preparation and painting wood)

Supervisor Experience

Team Player

Understanding of H&S requirements

Able to work at height (ship is fully rigged)

Evidence of a flexible approach to work



Historic Ship Training/experience

Self-motivated & Enthusiastic

Physically fit

Ability to drive

Comfortable on portable ladders and scaffolds

Able to demonstrate an interest in historic ships

Salary £22,000 Job location Scotland