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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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Current job vacancies

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Part-time Casual Team Members Needed

We are looking to recruit additional team members to join our Waterside Café for the summer 2019 season.

If you are friendly, reliable, hardworking and enthusiastic, and enjoy working in a busy catering environment, then you might be interested in the following casual position:

Café Assistant

The Café Assistant delivers consistently high standards of customer service, assisting in all aspects of the Café operation.

Duties will include the serving of food and beverages, cash handling, replenishing supplies, clearing tables, operating the dishwasher, ensuring the cleanliness of the Café, kitchen and store room at all times.

You will be required to cover some kitchen duties which will include some basic food preparation, training will be provided.

When required, 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 will have experience of working in a busy catering or food and beverage environment; reliable and punctual, with excellent customer service skills. Barista experience is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

The hourly rate will be £7.70 per hour, or the National Living Wage £8.21 per hour, if applicable.

A job description can be found here

If you are interested in joining the team, please complete our application form, which can be downloaded here

Return your completed application form to Linda Frost, Human Resources Manager: or by post to National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3QY.

Contact us for further information on vacancies or volunteering:

Human Resources Manager: Linda Frost
Telephone: 01326 214559

What we do: our 2018 highlights showreel

National Maritime Museum
Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
TR11 3QY

Tel: +44(0)1326 313388


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