Museums Assistant

Organisation: OnFife

Salary: £20,460 - £21,681

Location: Methil, Fife

Contract Type: Temporary (To March 2025)
Grade: FC03
Salary: £20,460 – £21,681 per annum (pro rata)
Hours: 22 hours per week
Location: Methil Heritage Centre, Levenmouth
Job Reference: ON000455

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 Museums Assistant to join our team in Levenmouth. The post is for 22 hours and is on a fixed term basis to March 2025. Your days of working will be Wednesday – Saturday but 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 service, and be the 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, facilitating activities for different audiences, and setting up 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.

The postholder is required to be a PVG member, any associated costs will be paid for by OnFife as part of your induction.

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more information about this role, you can contact Gillian Crumpton, Exhibitions and Community Engagement Manager.

When you’re ready to apply, please complete our application form and return this along with a completed equal opportunities form to the HR Team. Contact details and the application pack can be found on our current vacancies page on our website.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Thursday 30 November.

OnFife is an equal opportunities employer.

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