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Mast Climbing Operator - Boathouse 4

Mast Climbing Operators, Boathouse 4

Job Description

To provide visitor services at the Forgotten Craft Exhibition in Boathouse 4, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and occasionally at other attractions operated by Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust.

The post-holder will be responsible to the Attractions Operations Manager.

Shifts will be worked on a rota system and will include some weekend, evening and bank holiday working.

Main Duties

Mast Climbing Experience

1. To be responsible for the daily operation of the Mast Climbing Experience, which is the Forgotten Craft Exhibition’s main attraction.

2. To ensure that full daily safety checks for the Mast Climbing Experience are completed and signed prior to opening, and that any faults are reported immediately to the Attractions Operations Manager.

3. To ensure that all participants in Mast Climbing receive a full safety briefing before their climb.

4. To be responsible for ensuring the health and safety of visitors whilst operating the Mast Climbing Experience.

5. To be responsible for operating the till and handling cash, and for ensuring that the daily cashing up and reconciliation procedure is carried out at the end of each day.

6. To promote and upsell the Mast Climbing Experience to all visitors.

General Visitor Host Duties

1.To receive and welcome visitors into Boathouse 4.

2. To ensure that the mezzanine floor does not exceed its capacity.

3. To manage visitors and pre-booked groups effectively and direct them to the different areas of Boathouse 4.

4. To have a working knowledge of Boathouse 4 and offer visitors information and assistance where appropriate.

5. To be trained as a Fire Marshall and comply with the Boathouse 4 Fire Safety Management Plan.

6. To comply with current Health & Safety legislation and the Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust Health & Safety policy.

7. To be responsible for the start-up and shut down of the Exhibition, in liaison with the Attractions Senior Technician. 

8. To help maintain a safe, secure and clean environment for visitors and for other members of staff.

9. To provide general information to visitors on other attractions in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

10. To promote corporate events, education visits and children’s birthday parties across all the Trust’s attractions.

11. To liaise and co-operate with staff of the other operators within Boathouse 4, at other Historic Dockyard attractions, and at the National Museum of the Royal Navy.

Additional Requirements of the Post

To be able to communicate with visitors in a polite, courteous and professional manner.
To be willing to undertake all necessary training for the post.
To be able to work as a member of a team and without direct supervision.
To be willing to dress in corporate wear.

Any climbing or climbing instructor qualifications/experience
To have a basic knowledge of a foreign language (eg French, German, Spanish).
To hold a First Aid Certificate.

NB.  Suitable candidates are subject to meeting specific requirements for the post

To apply for this position, applicants should send a CV and covering letter to 

Will Beasley, Attractions Operations Manager at:

Previous applicants need not apply.
Closing date – Friday 12th May 2017
Interviews – Tuesday 16th May 2017

Administrator - PNBPT


Permanent contract
Full-time 7.5 hours per day (08:30 to 17:00), 5 days per week (Monday to Friday)

Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust requires an Administrator to work at its office at 19 College Road, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 

Main duties will include:

•             Providing reception services

•             Administration support to Strategy, Funding & PR

•             Administration support to Finance

•             Assisting with security pass administration

•             Updating the Trust’s website

Applicants should have good administrative and customer service skills; be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc); have experience of website management; have good verbal and written communication skills; be able to prioritise their workload, use initiative, and implement effective organisational procedures. 

Experience of working in office administration an advantage.

For further details of the job and information on how to apply, please email with the title Administrator Vacancy in the subject box

Closing date:  5.00 pm Friday 19 May 2017
Interviews:  Friday 26th May 2017

Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.