The Society prides itself on the volunteer effort of its members since its formation in 1967. It recognises, however, that continual growth is necessary to support its ongoing aims. This has necessitated the employment of key individuals to work within its museum in order to provide the best possible service to the visitor, who, of course, provide the income to support all the projects the Society undertakes.
Currently, there is a vacancy for a Museum Assistant, as follows:
35 hours per week – working days to be determined (5 days out of 7) and with some weekend working and flexibility essential
Fixed term contract (six months – from appointment date, anticipated Sept 2018 to Feb 2019)
Closing date: Friday 3rd August 2018
Interview candidates notified by: Wed 15th Aug
Interview date: Wednesday 22nd August 2018
The Bahamas Locomotive Society (BLS) operates the Ingrow Loco Museum (now branded as‘The Engine Shed’) as part of the Rail Story partnership based at Ingrow West Station on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway (KWVR). For details about Rail Story please visit www.railstory.co.uk
This role has been established to support a range of museum operations and activities and will involve working alongside an existing small team of Duty Officers and Education Facilitators and, supported by Volunteers and Directors, to provide a first class experience for all visitors including school parties, science club, community groups and other special interest groups. A key element of the role is to liaise with schools and to take bookings, plan visits, attend to administrative tasks and to be pro-active in the maintenance and delivery of the existing schools programme including direct delivery to schools alongside the Education Facilitators.
In addition the post-holder will have a range of curatorial and visitor services responsibilities which are outlined in the full job description
How to Apply
For the job description, person specification and details of how to apply, see HERE.