8 National Trust jobs in Surrey you can apply for right now including roles at Polesden Lacey

National Trust properties across Surrey could soon be welcoming back eager residents, if restrictions allow.

Gardens and parklands are open with prebooked tickets however many impressive buildings have remained closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The charity is in charge of some stunning locations in Surrey and currently has a range of jobs available ahead of a potentially busy summer.

The roles, all of which are listed below, are based across the county and vary in terms of contract length and salary. SurreyLive has compiled a list of the roles on offer, with details of what the job entails.

Programming and partnerships officer

Closing date: March 28

Location:Guildford

The National Trust is recruiting a programming and partnerships officer to join the team at the River Wey & Godalming Navigations.

An excerpt from the advert reads: “Working with local communities and commercial partners, you’ll be involved in all elements of development, to produce programmes that inspire people to enjoy what the Trust at River Wey has to offer.”

The role is for 22.5 hours per week on a 9 month fixed term contract. For more information and to apply click here.

River maintenance person

Closing date: March 28

Location: Guildford

The charity is also looking to recruit a river maintenance person.

An excerpt from the advert reads: “Working as part of the River Wey Navigations maintenance team and reporting to the navigations foreman, you’ll carry out day-to-day routine maintenance, repair and improvement work on water structures and riverbanks as well as using equipment that includes plant, craft and vehicles.”

The successful candidate will receive benefits that includes free entry to National Trust properties.

Sounds good? For more details click here.

Welcome and service assistant

Closing date: April 4

Location: Winkworth Arboretum, near Godalming

Winkworth Arboretum, created in the early 20th Century is hoping to recruit a welcome and service assistant.

The successful candidate will be tasked with ensuring the welcome visitors receive is perfect, setting them up for an amazing experience, according to the job description.

An excerpt from the advert reads: “You’ll be responsible for answering queries and making sure visitors can find everything they need for their visit. Understanding how and why we engage our supporters is key.”

This role is based on annualised hours, where the amount of hours you work each month may vary, however your salary will be paid in equal instalments over the contracted period. For more information and further details click here.

Food and beverage team member

Closing date: March 28

Location:Frensham Little Pond

The successful candidate will welcome and look after every customer who visits the food and beverage outlet at Fresham Pond.

An excerpt from the advert reads: “From time to time you may be required to assist the kitchen team with food prep, but your core focus will be from a front of house perspective.”

Flexible hours are available which includes weekend shifts. Is this the role for you? If so click here for more information.

Visitor experience officer

Snowdrops at Polesden Lacey
(Image: ©National Trust Images/Mark Wigmore)

Closing date: March 28

Location:Polesden Lacey, near Dorking

As a visitor experience officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of effective interpretation and engaging programming to deliver a year round offering of events at Polesden Lacey.

An excerpt from the advert reads: “It’s an exciting time to work at the celebrated Edwardian retreat of Polesden Lacey. New areas of the property have opened to the public, making this a year-round attraction with lots of opportunities within the team.”

Sounds good? For more information and to apply click here.

Ranger

Closing date: April 4

Location: Polesden Lacey/Hatchlands Park

The role is based at Polesden Lacey however involves working alongside the team at neighboring Hatchlands Park, with 50% of time on average working at each property, according to the job description.

An excerpt from the advert reads: “With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task.”

For further details and to apply click here.

Retail team member

Closing date: March 28

Location: Polesden Lacey

The successful candidate will become part of the retail team at Polesden Lacey. The ideal candidate would be someone very flexible and happy to support with more hours at key times such as bank holidays, weekends and school holidays.

An excerpt from the advert reads: “You will deliver excellent customer service to a broad range of customers maximising sales and making as much money as possible for Polesden and its conservation needs. “

Sounds good? For further details click here.

Food and beverage team member

Beautiful Box Hill
(Image: Surrey Live / Darren Pepe)

Closing date: April 4

Location:Box Hill

Box Hill is one of Surrey’s most popular beauty spots and with a variety of stunning walks, it’s no wonder why.

The successful candidate will work as part of passionate team as a food and beverage team member.

An except from the advert reads: “Using your excellent attention to detail, you’ll ensure all signage is displayed correctly and the food served looks delicious.”

Fore more information and to apply click here.

For more information on any of theses roles listed visit the National Trust career website. All job listings are live as of March 22.

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