Vacancies: Canal Cultural Heritage Officer

Recruitment for this post has now closed

Canal Cultural Heritage Officer / Falkirk / Full-time

Salary: £25,000

Salary info: 37 hours per week

Status: 3 year fixed term

Closing date: Midday on Thursday 13th April

Location: Falkirk



We’re looking for someone who can develop and deliver innovative programmes of education, engagement and practical heritage conservation tasks across Scotland’s canal network.

Working with children, young people, volunteers and the general public we need someone who can enthuse and motivate people and connect them with the heritage of our canals.

You’ll be able to plan, co-ordinate, deliver and evaluate a range of public events, volunteering days, schools activities, walks, talks and more which help people to learn about, and care for, Scotland’s unique canal heritage.

You’ll have experience in delivering programmes to our target groups, be able to build strong relationships with a wide range of key stakeholders and will have a good knowledge of cultural heritage and be skilled in conservation tasks.

Travel is an essential part of this role and the post-holder is required to deliver activities in the Highlands and Lowlands, with an office base in Falkirk.

This post is funded by Historic Environment Scotland.

Organisation Profile:

Scottish Waterways Trust is Scotland’s only national waterways charity, creating brighter futures for people, communities and wildlife across Scotland’s canals.

By connecting people with the heritage, wildlife and green open spaces of the Scottish canals through pioneering and innovative projects, we inspire people to get active, improve their health and mental well-being, employment prospects and community life.

Application notes:

To apply, download the role profile and send a CV and detailed covering letter explaining what role you are applying for and why this role is for you to or Rose Henderson, Scottish Waterways Trust, New Port Downie, Lime Road, Falkirk, FK1 4RS

This is a re-advertisement of this role. Previous applicants need not apply.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 25th April at The Falkirk Wheel