Museum Assistant

Organisation: OnFife

Salary: £20,460 – £21,681 per annum (pro rata)

Location: Methil, Levenmouth

Contract Type: Temporary (18 months)
Grade: FC03
Salary: £20,460 – £21,681 per annum (pro rata)
Hours: 22 hours per week
Location: Methil Heritage Centre, Levenmouth
Job Reference: ON000433

We are OnFife and as Fife’s largest cultural organisation we specialise in making jaws drop, hearts warm, eyes light up and imaginations run wild. We work with a huge range of partners, artists and creatives and our spaces are some of Fife’s favourite places. An ambitious leadership-oriented charity, we’re built on strong values, and those values make us who we are – Fearless, Inviting, Fair and Exciting.

We offer a local government pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities. If you need to travel for work, we can provide pool cars if you’re near head office or pay travel expenses so you are not out of pocket! Along with this, you can also access discounted gym/swim memberships and other employee benefits.

The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Museum Assistant to join our team in Levenmouth. The post is for 22 hours a week and is on a fixed term basis until March 2025. Your days of working will flex to meet the business needs and this will include weekend and evening working.

With project funding, OnFife is investing in relevance-based community engagement work in Levenmouth, exploring opportunities to build and strengthen our service provision across the area including from our existing venues, Methil Heritage Centre and Buckhaven Library & Museum.

You’ll work as part of a team to provide a friendly, efficient and effective first point of contact for OnFife customers and visitors to the Heritage Centre. This includes providing information, support for visiting groups, responding to Family and Local History enquiries and assisting with museum object handling and preparing gallery spaces.

You’ll help with the delivery of OnFife services and contribute to the ongoing development of OnFife.

You can view the full job description on our current vacancies page on our website.

About You
We are looking for someone who puts the customer first, strives to provide an excellent experience to customers and visitors and who has a can-do attitude. We want you to have a flexible attitude and a willingness to learn.
Flexibility will be required and access to transport is necessary, as there may be travel throughout the region.

How to Apply
If you would like to find out more information about this role, you can contact Chris McLean, Head of Cultural Heritage & Wellbeing. Contact details can be found on our current vacancies page on our website.

When you’re ready to apply, please complete our application form and return this along with a completed equal opportunities form to The application pack can be downloaded from our current vacancies page on our website.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 27 August.

OnFife is an equal opportunities employer.

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community and are committed to the Armed Forces Covenant.

Application Deadline: Sunday 27/08/2023