Stonemason - HES/23/110

Organisation: Historic Environment Scotland

Salary: £23,971 to £26,842 pro rata per annum

Location: Blackness Castle Depot

Thank you for your interest in the post of Stonemason with Historic Environment Scotland, based at Blackness Castle Depot. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment.

The Blackness Castle Depot Monument Conservation Unit (MCU) currently consists of a 6-person team all of which carry out conservation and maintenance work on a variety of locations. The team is headed by a Works Manager who has direct line management responsibilities for the whole team. The Stonemason as part of the Monument Conservation Unit will have responsibility for the on-going conservation, maintenance and presentation of other Historic Environment Scotland monuments within the Blackness District Areas. You will train and instruct apprentices in all aspects of the trade and provide information and instruction to support staff as required. You may also be asked to be involved showing masonry skills at open days.

The normal weekly hours of work in the long summer season will not exceed a maximum of 42.5 hours per week, which shall be inclusive of travel between the base depot and the place of work, up to a maximum of 2 hours per day for such travelling.

At Blackness the spring working hours are:
Monday – Wednesday 07:30am – 04:30pm
Thursday 08:00am – 04:00pm

The summer working hours are:
Monday – Thursday 07:30am – 05:00pm
Friday 07:30am – 02:30pm

The winter working hours are:
Monday -Thursday 08:00am – 04:15pm

Application Deadline: Wednesday 07/06/2023