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Have the best of both worlds

Our Museum is a unique place, both for our dedicated staff and our many visitors.

Our aim as a Museum is clear, but equally clear is the importance we place on our staff; without whose knowledge, experience and passion we wouldn’t be the success we are.

Whether you are looking for a career specifically in the museum or charitable sector or one of the professions, the Black Country Living Museum has many things which set it apart from other organisations.

What we can offer you

Along with our competitive benefits such as generous annual leave allowance (plus a buying and selling annual leave scheme),   occupational pension scheme, enhanced sick pay, staff discount scheme, subsidised food and drink, voluntary Health Cash Plan, Child Care Voucher Scheme and free entry to numerous other local attractions, we offer an environment which encourages development, empowerment and personal responsibility. 

Current Vacancies

For the full job profiles, please click on the job title links.

Forging Ahead

Fixed Term (until 31 December 2018) - Full-Time (37 hours)

£35,000 per annum pro rata 

We are looking to recruit an experienced CAD Technician to support the Architectural Technologist in the development of designs for a new Historic Town and Industrial Area, including 32 historic structures of varying sizes, including translocated, recreated and replicated buildings from RIBA Stage 3 to RIBA Stage 4 as it embarks on a major development of its 26 acre site.

The role is being recruited on a fixed term basis until 31st December 2018 and will report to the Museum’s Architectural Technologist. 

We are looking for somebody with experience of major construction projects (ideally in a Museum environment, who is experienced in the preparation of detailed construction drawings and specifications and is competent in the use of AutoCAD or ArchiCAD. 

Please click on the job title above to view the full job description.

If this sounds like something you would be interested in then please send your CV and a Covering Letter to jobs@bclm.com 

Closing date: Midnight on Mon 18 Jun 2018.

Interviews Wed 27 Jun.

 

Visitor Operations

£8.00 p/h

We are looking to expand the current car park attendant team to ensure that we continue to deliver excellent costomer service to our visitors. Car park attendants are required to welcome visitors to the Museum and direct visitors into the relevant car park, directing them to a space to park. They are also expected to ensure that the car park remains tidy and litter free and to report any repairs or maintenance requirements to the Duty Manager.

We are looking for applicants that are excellent team players, reliable and happy to work in all weather. This is a casual role and car park attendants need to be available during the Museum’s busiest periods and for events- this includes evening and weekend working.

Please click on the job title above to view the full job description.

To apply, please see the Applying for Jobs section below for guidance on how to complete and submit the application form.

Closing date: 8 June at 5pm

Interviews: W/C 11 June

Start date: End of June/ beginning of July- exact date TBC 

Food & Drink

The Museum is growing and we’re looking forward to another great season ahead.

There are various roles, and job types now available in our busy Food & Drink, and, Heritage Shops teams.

We‘re looking for confident and capable professionals, who can display flexibility and work well as part of a team.

We have roles available within the Bottle & Glass pub, the Workers Institute, Rolfe Street café, Hobbs fish and chip shop, sweet & cake shops.

Please read the job profiles and indicate on the application form which role you are applying for.

Serving staff.  2 x casual role.

Serving staff.  1 x fixed term role.

Fryer. 1  x casual role.

Serving staff. 2 x permanent roles.

Serving staff. 3 x casual roles.

Costumed bar staff.  3 x Casual roles.

Costumed bar staff.  1 x fixed term role.

Costumed demonstrator. 2 x casual roles.

To apply for one of these positions, please click on the job title above to view the full job description and see our Applying for jobs section below. 

Applying for Jobs at BCLM

For the full job profiles, please click on the job title links above. 

If you are interested in being a part of the Museum and wish to apply for one of our current vacancies, you will need to complete an application form (unless otherwise specified). Download the Job application form below:

Be sure to read the guidance notes, before completing the form.

Completed forms can be emailed to jobs@bclm.com or posted to:

Head of Human Resource Development

Black Country Living Museum
Tipton Road
Dudley
DY1 4SQ 

 

If you require assistance in completing the form, or need to make your application in an alternative format, please contact Head of Human Resource Development on 0121 521 5615 or email: jobs@bclm.com. 

The Museum is committed  to being an equal opportunities employer. Candidates will be short-listed and selected  on  the sole basis of their relevant skills, experience and knowledge.  

Please note in the event of receiving a high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close the application deadline earlier than the date advertised for any of the above roles.

Volunteering Opportunities

We have a wide range of volunteering opportunites all year round

For other volunteering opportunities visit our volunteering pages

Work Experience Placements 

The Museum offers a range of unpaid work experience opportunities, from front of house placements in our demonstrated workstations, food and drink outlets and retail and admissions visitor centre, to administrative and support function placements.

If you are interested in applying for a work placement, please complete the Work Experience Placement Form and email to our Head of Human Resource Development, jobs@bclm.com

Please note that we receive a high volume of work experience requests and we are, unfortunately, unable to accommodate them all.

If you require assistance in completing the form, or need to make your application in an alternative format, please contact Head of Human Resource Development on 0121 521 5615 or email jobs@bclm.com


And finally...

Whichever role you are applying for, you can be sure that your contribution will make a real difference to the experience of our visitors and the success of our fantastic museum.

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