Historic Dockyard Chatham are hiring!

The Historic Dockyard Chatham offers unrivalled access to a place that built magnificent ships which shaped the world, and the inspiring stories of the people who made them.  It’s the most complete dockyard from the age of sail anywhere in the world.

The Historic Dockyard Chatham is much more than a museum and heritage site – it’s a place where over 100 businesses have chosen to locate, that over 400 people call home and where over 600 people study with the University of Kent.

As they prepare for reopening they are looking to recruit Visitor Experience Assistants and Visitor Catering & Hospitality Assistants to provide an exceptional, welcoming & inclusive experience for their visitors.


Visitor Catering and Hospitality Assistants are sought to join our professional and diverse Visitor Catering and Hospitality team providing an exceptional, welcoming, inclusive and first-class experience to the visiting public and for private events.

We are dedicated to providing exceptional services throughout all of our catering and hospitality operations.  From delivering a wedding on board a historic warship to the day to day operations within our busy catering outlets, our Visitor Catering and Hospitality Assistants are key to ensuring that every visitor enjoys a safe and enjoyable experience. We aim to create a friendly environment with a positive attitude, a warm welcome and ongoing excellent customer care.


Visitor Experience Assistants are sought to join our professional and diverse team providing an exceptional, welcoming and inclusive experience to our visiting public.

Our Visitor Experience Assistants are key to ensuring that every visitor enjoys a safe and fantastic experience, from dealing with pre-visit information and helping to plan a perfect day out, to staffing our galleries and historic ships, our team is central to helping us achieve our charitable aims. Facilitating learning and gallery engagement our Visitor Experience Assistants help to animate our collection and the wider site, inspiring dialogue with our broad and varied audiences.

The closing date for applications for all vacancies is Friday 30 April 2021.

Find out more & apply:



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Kerry Childs
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