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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.  


Manx National Heritage are looking for an enthusiastic all-rounder underpinned by good carpentry/joinery skills to join their busy team of monuments and museum technicians for a one year limited term appointment.

Museums and Sites Technician

Closing Date: 16/11/2018

Salary: £19,701 – £24,357

We are seeking applicants who are keen and adaptable to work with our Technical Services and Sites & Monuments teams to undertake a broad range of duties. A specialism in carpentry/joinery is required however this will not represent the majority of the workload so you will need to be willing to learn new skills and able to work equally well on your own and within the teams where you will quickly build trust and confidence with colleagues throughout the Manx National Heritage (MNH).

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing maintenance support to the MNH Sites & Monuments Team throughout MNH sites for historic and non-historic infrastructure.
  • Undertake training and maintain skills in traditional crafts including, but not confined to, traditional carpentry & joinery, thatching, the use of lime mortars, renders and plasters, and traditional masonry.
  • Undertaking carpentry and joinery maintenance, repair and development work at MNH sites using a wide range of hand and mobile power tools.
  • Assisting in the preparation, production and installation of special exhibitions. In conjunction with the other members of the exhibition team.
  • Providing technical support to the Museum Technical Services Team throughout MNH sites for the changeover, maintenance and development of galleries and site presentation.
  • Providing technical advice and support to curatorial colleagues in the design and planning of exhibitions.

We can offer the opportunity to enjoy a varied and stimulating workload across the MNH portfolio to be shared equally across committed and skilled technical teams of craftsmen and technicians who care for our monuments and help to present and maintain our galleries and sites for our visitors.

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