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Manx National Heritage is an inspiring place to work.
We’re all united in our passion for the Isle of Man’s heritage and culture, and together it’s our job to share that with people around the world.

We offer a variety of opportunities for those interested in embarking on a career in heritage and the creative industries.

As well as working alongside a wide team of dynamic and knowledgeable individuals, the benefits of working here include behind the scenes access to some of the most amazing objects and places across the Isle of Man. You’ll have the power to make a real difference to our future and whichever role you join us for you’ll be at the heart of the relationship between our special places and our visitors.

Current vacancies

Property Conservation and Maintenance Trainee – Limited Term Appointment (3 Years)

Closing Date : 12/03/2018
Salary : £15,223 to £18,737 per annum
Department : Manx National Heritage
Hours Per week : 37

Are you interested in the Island’s Heritage?  Would you relish the opportunity to develop yourself, learn some traditional skills and work at some of the Island’s most historic sites?

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and adaptable person to work for a limited three year period in a trainee position within our Sites and Monuments Maintenance Team.  This small team sits within The Properties Division – one of the four main divisions of Manx National Heritage (MNH).

The Properties remit of MNH covers the widest possible variety of buildings and almost 3000 acres of land.  It ranges from historic castles, the Great Laxey Wheel and the National Folk Village at Cregneash to the more modern House of Manannan, the Manx Museum with its galleries, stores, workplaces and national archive along with four cafes/restaurants.

The work of the Sites and Monuments Team is varied and ranges across the vast majority of our sites. As such, the post holder will have the opportunity to learn about and work on activities including:

  • Thatching in the traditional Manx style
  • Masonry repairs using traditional lime mortars
  • Fencing and vegetation control at ancient monument sites and open land holdings
  • Basic arboricultural work
  • Minor building repairs

More details of the duties of the post can be obtained from John Skillen, Sites and Monuments Team Chargehand on Tel No. 01624 648083/ 07624 244452.


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