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Security Review 'sharing day'
Accredited museums must obtain expert and objective security advice for collections at least every five years and plan to implement any recommendations. We are interested to find out if there are museums in west Kent who are due a review of their security arrangements and would benefit from a 'sharing day' with a consultant security advisor to help meet the Accreditation requirement. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
Job Opportunity: Quartermasters for HMS Warrior, Portsmouth
HMS WARRIOR 1860 is looking to recruit several Quartermasters from October 2016.
As part of our work to improve our service to our visitors, we are looking to expand our current team of QMs. As well as providing an excellent level of customer service, ensuring the well-being, comfort and safety of our visitors you will provide additional support in preparing the ship daily for opening, be responsible for manning a Control room and carrying out safety patrols, undertake various maintenance and ship’s husbandry tasks and assist with Functions onboard.
This opportunity comes at a time of exciting change in a small expanding organisation.
Ideally, we seek someone with previous experience of working in a customer-facing role who is able to use initiative. Prior experience of working in security would be advantageous, but not essential. On the job training will be provided.
The successful candidate will have the ability to work flexibly and without direct supervision. This role may suit someone who is motivated with a ‘can do’ attitude towards their work where quality and attention to detail matters.
Warrior Preservation Trust Limited currently has a turnover of £2.2m and has received a major HLF grant towards a £4.2m restoration project. It attracts approximately 350,000 visitors each year.
Working hours: 10 hours on in a shift pattern of 6 days on and 3 days off
Further details can be found on our website www.hmswarrior.org or by contacting:
Closing date for applications:
Wednesday 12th October 2016
Week commencing Monday 24th October 2016