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Are you an excellent communicator with a passion for collections, culture and art? We look for dynamic and passionate people to be part of our Museums team.

St Albans Museums runs several museum and heritage sites including Verulamium Museum, the 15th century Clock Tower and the St Albans Museum + Gallery, at the heart of the city centre.

Visitor services assistant talking to member of public

St Albans Museums is open to all and as an organisation we are committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We particularly welcome applications from candidates that are under-represented in the museums and heritage sector, including black and minority ethnic candidates, candidates from diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and/or candidates with a disability.

Current Vacancies at St Albans Museums

Our vacancies will be listed here and on the council's hiring website

St Albans Museums & Galleries Trustee Roles

We are looking for proactive Trustees to support the work of the St Albans Museums and Galleries Trust. The role would be well suited to someone local or familiar with the St Albans, North London and Hertfordshire areas, an interest in the museums and culture sector and a desire to be on a charitable trust board. 

To apply please send:

  • A CV or portfolio of work
  • A covering letter of no more than 800 words or a video application of no more than 2 minutes detailing:
    • Why you are choosing to apply for the role
    • How your skills and experiences would help in this role
    • What you hope to learn or achieve in this role

To chair@stalbansmgtrust.org.uk  by 23:59 28 May 2024

For more information, please download the role description here:

Casual Duty Managers

St Albans Museums is looking for support within their Visitor Services and Commercial Services teams. 

They are looking for a number of dynamic Casual Duty Managers who can work weekends and/or evenings to support the safe and enjoyable operations of the museums and oversee venue hire and public programming events

You will be responsible for: 

•    Overseeing a team of Visitor Services Assistants or Building Events Facilitators 
•    Ensuring the smooth day to day running of the museums when on duty
•    Booking in casual cover staff if there is staff absence 
•    Liaising with visitors and guests and dealing with any issues or concerns
•    Liaising with out of hours colleagues to deal with any infrastructure or buildings related issues that may arise 
•    Help open and unlock the building and to lock and secure the building (if required)
•    To facilitate access to various locations in the building as required by the Event Manger (from our cafe partner LEAFI) and any other commissioned service (such as security)
•    To act upon a pre-provided list of instructions and contacts for various amenities and emergency services (if required)
•    To act as Fire Warden in the event of an evacuation (if required) - training will be provided
•    To be a First Aider and complete accident forms (if required) - training will be provided

You will have experience of: 
•    Working closely with a team to run events or attractions
•    Problem solving and responding to competing priorities
•    Providing excellent customer service 

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete the casual worker application form, briefly outlining how you can fulfil the requirements of the role as outlined above.

This form can be found on St Albans City and District Council's website under the section about casual work.

Casual work, £15 per hour.

For any questions about this role or how to apply, please contact museum@stalbans.gov.uk.

 

Casual Event Building Facilitators

We are currently recruiting for a number of Casual Event Building Facilitators to support our vibrant and exciting events programme at both Verulamium Museum and St Albans Museum + Gallery. This work could either be out of hours or during the daytime, depending on the event.

This roles will be responsible for facilitating access to required areas of the building and facilitate the operational delivery of the events:

  • To open and unlock the building prior to the event and to lock and secure the building at the event close
  • To facilitate access to various locations in the building as required by the Event Manger (from our cafe partner LEAFI) and any other commissioned service (such as security)
  • To direct guests and contractors to locations within the building as required upon arrival and refer them to the Event Manger
  • To direct any concerns about guests or the event in general to the Event Manger 
  • To take direction from the Event Manager as required
  • To act upon a pre-provided list of instructions and contacts for various amenities and emergency services (if required)
  • To act as Fire Warden in the event of an evacuation (if required) - training will be provided
  • To be a First Aider and complete accident forms (if required) - training will be provided

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete the casual worker application form, briefly outlining how you can fulfil the requirements of the role as outlined above.

This form can be found on St Albans City and District Council's website under the section about casual work.

Casual work, £10 per hour.

For any questions about this role or how to apply, please contact museumevents@stalbans.gov.uk.

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