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Passion for history...for education...for delivering an extraordinary experience

The Historic Dockyard Chatham offers unrivalled access to a place that built the ships that shaped the world, and the stories of the people who made them.  It’s the most complete dockyard from the age of sail anywhere in the world.  It’s a place like no other and as part of The Historic Dockyard team you have a unique opportunity to play a vital role in the future of this forward thinking and entrepreneurial organisation.

There are a number of opportunities currently available to join our team.


Heritage Engineering & Historic Ships Manager

The Historic Dockyard Chatham is looking to recruit an engineer with heritage-based maritime or transport skills to lead the Trust’s team of staff and volunteers maintain and preserve the Historic Dockyard’s three historic warships, including HMS Cavalier (preserved at Chatham as the National Destroyer Memorial), the site’s heritage railway and working Victorian ropemaking equipment and machinery.

Learning Officer

Full Time

We are seeking an enthusiastic, organised and energetic person to become part of a highly successful and experienced team responsible for delivering excellent and enjoyable learning experiences to students, youth groups and families visiting one of Kent’s largest historic attractions.

Trading Manager (Visitor Catering and Retail)

Do you enjoy leading and inspiring a talented, enthusiastic, passionate team?  Are you customer focused, wanting to provide exceptional customer service and entrepreneurial, wanting to exceed profit expectations?  If so, this role could be for you.

Customer Service Assistants

- Catering Retail & Front of House Event & Bar Staff

To create a friendly environment via a positive attitude, a warm welcome to visitors and ongoing customer care.  To present a first class product to the visiting public through the maintenance of a clean environment, and provision of a friendly and efficient service.