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Robert Burns Centre Museum,Mill Road, DG2 7BE
£7,963.75 - £8,136.25 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
15 hours per week


Museum Attendant (10/0022)


£7,963.75 - £8,136.25


You will be required to work 15 hours per week, 52.14 weeks per year


Museum Attendants are responsible for safeguarding museum exhibitions and buildings and for keeping facilities clean and tidy.  Working front of house, they ensure that museum visitors enjoy their visit by providing a high quality of customer service.  This involves answering queries and the sale of goods and tickets.


You should be a reliable, trustworthy, conscientious and enthusiastic person with good general education and experience of cleaning and keeping public facilities in good order.  A high level of communication and customer care skills are essential as are experience of working in visitor services and with security systems.  Basic computer skills and a current driving licence are desirable. 


The postholder may be asked to provide cover for annual leave and sickness at our 6 museum venues in Dumfries and Annan.  They will support curatorial staff including assisting with museum exhibitions and family activities.


The contracted working pattern is as follows but is subject to change depending on the needs of the service*:


Mon:   Day off

Tue:   9am-12noon

Wed:  9am-12noon

Thur:  9am-12noon

Fri:      9am-12noon

Sat:    9am-12noon

Sun:   Day off

= 15 hours


The above working pattern is non-negotiable.


This post is subject to candidate vetting through Disclosure Scotland.


Please apply online via the Myjobscotland website.  CVs will not be accepted.


For further information please contact: Vivienne Orr, Museums Assistant – Administration, Tel: 01387 253374, Email:



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