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The Historic Dockyard Chatham from River Medway

Join the crew

Do you have a passion for history? For education? For delivering an extraordinary experience?

our crew

As a registered charity that has over 140 staff and 300 volunteers, the Trust aims to not only set the benchmark in maintaining excellence in the sympathetic preservation and use of The Historic Dockyard Chatham, its buildings, ships and collections through diverse re-use, but also to engage the widest possible audiences in learning about the significance and history of the former Royal Dockyard.

Our organisational culture strives for excellence across the board, delivering unmatched, inspirational and memorable experiences for everyone we interact with. We develop exciting and sustainable ways of re-using and reinventing The Historic Dockyard Chatham.

Based in the the Medway Towns, an area of cultural and economic regeneration, we are served with excellent road, bus and rail links (40 minutes from Central London) and are within commutable distance from surrounding areas including Kent, East Sussex, Surrey and Greater London.

Our people sit at the heart of our charitable objectives and our culture. Alongside financial remuneration, the Historic Dockyard offers a unique, exciting and stimulating environment to work.

What can we offer you?

  • A competitive benchmarked salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free staff parking
  • Family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay
  • Home and flexible working (subject to role)
  • Complimentary passes for yourself and up to 4 family members
  • Staff discounts on all onsite retail and catering outlets
  • Professional development programmes
  • ……. and the opportunity to join a fantastic, passionate team of professionals dedicated to supporting the award-winning work of Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust.

Our Vision and Objectives are set out within our Corporate Plan (which you can take a look at below).

Whether you are at the start of your career or looking to take the next step, the Historic Dockyard is a place like no other that will offer you a unique and fulfilling experience.

Current opportunities

We are currently recruiting for the following roles

Applying for a job at Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are always keen to hear from applicants from people of colour and disability groups as we are underrepresented in these areas. As an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation, we strive to be representative of the communities we serve at all levels within our organisation.

Interested in joining our team and wish to apply for a current vacancy?

Please complete our application form (unless otherwise specified) and send it back to us along with a copy of your CV.

Email or post your application

Please send to Kerry Childs, Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust, The Fitted Rigging House, The Historic Dockyard Chatham, Kent ME4 4TZ

What’s next?

We are 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.

Need help?

If you require assistance in completing the form or need to make your application in an alternative format, please contact Kerry Childs on 01634 823800 or email: kchilds@chdt.org.uk