Sites and Monuments Maintenance Team Member
Manx Museum

Job Reference: MNH-007599

Closing Date: 18/01/2019

Salary: £20,763 - £25,419 per annum

Department: Manx National Heritage

Hours Per week: 37

About the role

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, capable and adaptable person to work within our Sites and Monuments Maintenance Team. This small team sits within The Properties Management 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, you will have the opportunity to work on activities including:

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

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.

Please note a full, valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle are essential requirements for this post. 

A relocation package and interview expenses are not available for this post.

Your Benefits 

In the Isle of Man Public Service we believe the benefits we offer our employees are important; from financial benefits to your Wellbeing and Development, we have a lot to offer. We have created a downloadable document, Our Benefits - A Quick Guide; have a read to see what benefits you could enjoy whilst working for us. 

How to Apply 

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification.

Please note a CV must be provided to support your application. It is recommended that you include a cover letter with your CV which explains your motivations for applying for this position and demonstrates your suitability for the requirements of the post. If you do wish to upload a cover letter with your CV, please ensure they are uploaded in one file.

If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.