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Bounty launch reproduction project at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall photo by Paul Abbitt

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We’re a small, friendly, dedicated and hard working team lead by museum director, Richard Doughty. The team is supported by a large group of volunteers without whom we simply couldn’t function.

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Part-time Casual Team Members Needed

In preparation for our busy summer season (July-September) we are looking to recruit additional team players for our Waterside Café. If you are friendly, enthusiastic, and enjoy working in a busy catering environment, then you might be interested in the following casual position:

Casual Café and Events Assistant:

Café duties will include the serving of food and beverages, cash handling, replenishing supplies, clearing tables, ensuring the cleanliness of the Café at all times. You will also assist at events which will include the preparation of the room and bar, waiting at tables, serving beverages, which will include alcohol, and clearing away at the end of the function. You may be required to cover some kitchen duties which will include washing up and maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen and store room.

You will have some experience of working in a busy catering or food and beverage environment. You will be reliable and punctual and have excellent customer service skills.

Casual hours will be available during July-September, particularly weekend shifts.

The hourly rate will be £7.38 per hour, or the National Living Wage £7.83 per hour if applicable.

If you are interested in joining our team, please complete an application form which can be downloaded by clicking here.

Please return your completed application form to or Linda Frost, Human Resources Manager, National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Falmouth, TR11 3QY.


Contact us for further information on vacancies or volunteering:

Human Resources Manager: Linda Frost
Telephone: 01326 214559

What’s on and What’s here 2018

National Maritime Museum
Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
TR11 3QY

Tel: +44(0)1326 313388


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