Update:

Please note there may be some disruption to our site while we install our Christmas lights

Current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in working at the American Museum and Gardens.

Details of our current vacancies are listed below:

Retail Assistant

Job description: Retail Assistant 2021

A wonderful opportunity to join our team in the lovely shop at the museum.

This role is part time (with a range of hours available).  Salary is £8.91 per hour.

You will be responsible for serving customers in the shop, and restocking as required. Key to the role is the provision of outstanding customer service and a maximization of sales so that the profit can support the aims of the Museum.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter, outlining how you meet the role requirements, together with a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to MelissaCannell, Retail Manager at [email protected]

 

Assistant Cook (Part Time)

Job Description: Assistant Cook Part time Job Description October 2021

The American Museum & Gardens is offering an exciting opportunity to join our catering team as a part time Cook.

The role involves the preparation and presentation of food and assisting the Catering Manager with the development of new dishes and menus, but will also include deputising for the Catering Manager and providing front of house cover as and when required.

This role is permanent role, 24 hours per week (usually 3-4 days on rota). It includes some weekends and bank holidays.  Salary is £9.31 per hour. (Annualised salary of £9,161 per annum, with working period) from mid March to end December).

To apply please send a CV and covering letter outlining how you meet requirements of the role, together with a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form  to [email protected] or by post to The American Museum & Gardens, Claverton Manor, Bath BA2 7BD.

 

Cook (Full Time)

Job Description: Cook Job Full time Description October 2021

The American Museum & Gardens is offering an exciting opportunity to join our catering team as a full time Cook.

The role involves the preparation and presentation of food and assisting the Catering Manager with the development of new dishes and menus, but will also include deputising for the Catering Manager and providing front of house cover as and when required.

This role is permanent role, 37.5 hours per week (usually 5 days on rota). It includes some weekends and bank holidays.  Salary is £12 per hour. (Annualised salary of £18,450 per annum (with working times from mid March to end December)

To apply please send a CV and covering letter outlining how you meet requirements of the role, together with a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form  to [email protected] or by post to The American Museum & Gardens, Claverton Manor, Bath BA2 7BD.

 

Christmas Event Catering Staff

This Christmas will see the introduction of an incredible Christmas Lights event at the American Museum & Gardens. This event is anticipated to attract somewhere in the region of 28,000 visitors to the museum over a period of 4 weeks.

We are looking for amazing people to join our team in December on a fixed term basis to staff this event.

Salary:  £8.91 per hour plus rolled up holiday pay of £1.08 per hour. Together with a one off £50 bonus for working over 20 hours over the period of the event, or £70 for working in the period 24-31 December.

Number of Hours and days: Shifts of 6 hours. A range of days are available.

Contract type: Fixed term. Part time or full-time roles available.

Dates: Roles are available 1-31 December (we are closed 25 and 26 December). There is no requirement to be available to work on all these dates.  In addition, there will be 1 full day of training in late November/early December.

Working hours: Vary between 10.30am to 4pm and 4pm to 10pm.  There will be regular weekend and bank holiday work.

Relevant previous experience is beneficial, but not required. All roles are customer facing, and all staff must have a friendly manner and a positive customer service approach.

Duties for the role are as follows:

  • Preparation and presentation of food
  • Use of barista coffee machine
  • Operation of the till system for each sale and handling cash and card payments.
  • Monitor food provision in the café and re-stock and clean the shelves and counter as and when necessary.
  • Delivery of outstanding customer service to a broad range of customers
  • Maximisation of sales so that the profit can support the aims of the Museum, through upselling

To apply please send a CV and covering letter, together with a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to [email protected] or by post to The American Museum & Gardens, Claverton Manor, Bath BA2 7BD.