The Tank Museum | Vacancies

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Would you like to be part of the team at one of the world's leading military museums?

Over 200,000 people visit the Tank Museum every year where we bring the history of tanks and tank crew to life... Supported by the world’s best collection of tanks & action packed live displays. Our staff play a vital role in ensuring each and every one of them has a memorable and enjoyable visit.

Current Opportunities:

Vehicle Technician Team Leader (Running Fleet)

Salary £26,000 - £29,000

Full time permanent role

The Tank Museum holds the most comprehensive collection of armoured vehicles in the world with a supporting collection of medals, photographs, film sound recordings, fine art books, weapons, models and memorabilia. Current displays tell the story of the tank in the 20th and 21st century, from its inception in 1915 to the war in Afghanistan. The entire collection has Designated Status.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in The Tank Museum Workshop as a Vehicle Technician Team Leader at a time of major development of the workshop facility. This post will be primarily responsible for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the regular running fleet and responsible for the supervision of workshop projects ensuring they are carried out to a high standard and delivered on time. The post holder will be expected to supervise a team of Vehicle Technicians, apprentices and volunteers and to deputise for the Workshop Manager when required.

The successful candidates will have NVQ level 3 Vehicle Technician or equivalent and the relevant health & safety qualifications necessary to a workshop operation.  You must have experience in maintaining and repairing tracked armoured complex vehicle systems and sub-systems, implementing operating and safety standards and supervising a team.

Closing date:  29th January 2020

Interviews to be held: 2nd February 2020

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Deputy Visitor Services Manager (Internal Applicants Only)

Salary £22,000

Full time permanent role

Hours37.5 hours a week (including some weekends and Bank Holidays)

As the Deputy Visitor Services Manager you will also be responsible for managing admissions and Front of House. Our retail shop and admissions plays a critical role to the ongoing success of the Museum turning over £3.2 million in sales each year. As the Deputy Visitor Services Manager you will be focused on maximising sales, increasing profits and promoting a great customer experience. You will inspire your team, leading and developing them to achieve outstanding results through your experience and passion.

Your will need experience of managing a team in a fast moving retail environment. You’ll be commercially aware and have a strong focus on improving the visitor experience.  You will have excellent people management and leadership skills and the ability to motivate and support the development of the team. A high degree of professionalism and a proactive approach to increasing revenue and solving problems. 

Closing date: 22nd January 2020

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Visitor Services Assistants        

National Minimum Wage

Hours: 20 Hours per week (4hrs a day, 5 out of 7 days, including some weekends and Bank Holidays)

Over 200,000 people visit the Tank Museum every year where we bring the history of tanks and tank crew to life…Supported by the world’s best collection of tanks & action packed live displays our staff play a vital role in ensuring each and every one of them has a memorable and enjoyable visit.

As a visitor services assistant you will be putting your excellent people skills to the best possible use. You will be selling admission tickets and retail merchandise, promoting membership and gift aid – helping us to meet our targets, but most importantly you will welcoming our visitors warmly.

Experience in customer service and sales would be an advantage but more importantly you’ll love working with people of all ages, have bags of enthusiasm, and will always strive to make a good impression.

You will need to be practical and hands-on with excellent communication skills and to be comfortable working as part of a team. Cash handling skills are also required.

We believe that our visitors deserve more than just ‘good service’, they deserve an amazing visitor experience they’ll never forget.

Closing date: 3rd February 2020

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Catering Assistants        

National Minimum Wage

Hours: 20 Hours per week (4hrs a day, 5 out of 7 days, including some weekends and Bank Holidays)

20 hour contracts available within The Tank Museum Catering outlets. You will be working 4 hours per day, 5 out of 7 days. 

As a Catering Assistant you will be undertaking general kitchen and restaurant duties to support the catering team in delivering the highest standards of food service and the best possible visitor experience.

No previous experience necessary but enthusiasm with the ability to deliver excellent customer service will be required. Full training will be given.

Hours are negotiable and will be discussed at interview. 

Closing date: 3rd February 2020

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To Make Your Application:

To apply for any of the positions above, there is a requirement to complete The Tank Museum application form below and return it to recruitment@tankmuseum.org. CVs only accepted in support of your completed application form.
 
Due to the large number of applications we usually receive, it is not possible to write to you should you not be shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Download application form here.

Staff may be subject to a CRB check on appointment.