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Summerlee Museum of Industrial Life, Heritage Way, Coatbridge, ML5 1QD
£24,108 - £26,764 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Advertisement

We are looking for a committed and skilled Heritage Technician to join the Museums & Collections team at North Lanarkshire Council.

Based within Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life, with a remit that covers all North Lanarkshire museums, the Heritage Technician plays a pivotal role in the safe running, maintenance, and restoration of the historic trams & tramway; steam engines and vehicles; engineering tools; and the museum workshop.

The Heritage Technician also supports volunteers and work placements, engages with visitors about the work done in museums and supports the curatorial team on projects.

You will be a qualified to SVQ3, HNC or Apprenticeship level in a relevant discipline with an interest in historic engines, vehicles and tools. Moderate experience of maintenance planning, problem solving and a full clean driving licence, you will also be prepared to achieve all necessary further qualifications.

A positive attitude to health & safety and a willingness to help the whole team achieve results will help make you a successful candidate.

This is an exciting time to work with North Lanarkshire Council, with an ambitious plan to improve the lives of everyone who works, lives and visits here.

Work pattern : 35 hours per week (5 over 7 days) 

Working here at North Lanarkshire Council

If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you.  We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family.  This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site.  We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.

For more information on local authority careers visit the myjobscotland career hub.

North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
Smarter Working Policy.

Click here to see our Recruitment Charter.

*For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip.  You will only be paid for the hours that you work.

Disability Confident Leader  Happy to Talk

We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, and Audio. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 01698 403151.

The following link contains our Easy Read documents which will help explain the process and what happens during the selection process.

Easy Read – My NL