Place of Work: Irvine

Rate of Pay: £9.90 Living Wage

Funding requirements:    Person must be a North Ayrshire council resident, over the age of 25 & have been unemployed for more than 12 months.

Hours Required: 30 Hours (This will include weekend work) for 26 weeks

Normal Hours: To be confirmed

Responsible to:  V S Manager/Commercial Manager/Senior management team

Training: On the job training will be provided plus additional external training

Main Objective: To assist in the smooth operation of the public & visitor services delivering the highest possible standards in every aspect of the visitor experience.

Key Objective: 

  • Opening of the Museum public areas as per the published timetable.
  • Serving at all points of sale throughout the Museum including taking and accounting for admission income retail sales.
  • Stock control of Museum merchandise.
  • Checking and cleaning all public display areas, including toilets & external areas, to the highest possible standard.
  • To undertake general Museum duties including the guiding of groups and visitors, preparation of display areas and the attendance & participation in special events.
  • To be appropriately dressed in the uniform provided.
  • To be fully aware of and comply with all of the Health & Safety procedures, including the fire drill.
  • To ensure the security of the Museum’s collections.
  • To undertake any reasonable request from your supervisor/line manager/member of management team and to undertake additional training as required.

Additional Notes:      

  • The Museum is a visitor attraction and requires staff to work weekends, public holidays, and occasional evenings.
  • The Museum strives to maintain very high standards and failure to comply with these standards may result in disciplinary action which could result in dismissal.
  • Lunch breaks must be taken on the premises unless permission from your supervisor has been sought.
  • The timing of lunch breaks will vary to accommodate the needs of those visiting the Museum and will be taken as directed by your supervisor/line manager.
  • Uniforms provided will be shirts and a fleece. No trousers will be provided but those worn must be smart black or blue.  Jeans are not acceptable unless permission from your supervisor has been given.

To apply for the position, please send a copy of your C.V. to this email address –  visitorservices@scotmaritime.org.uk by the closing date of Monday 2nd May 2022, interviewees will be notified soon after.

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Closing date Job type Part-time Remuneration Salary Salary £9.90/hr Job location Scotland