The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust, is seeking a Site Manager for Crofton Beam Engines, a Grade 1 listed site near Marlborough in Wiltshire with two early 19th century steam powered pumping engines.


You will be responsible for day-to-day site operation, maintenance and record-keeping of this Grade 1 listed Heritage Site and participate in the delivery of the Activity Plan for ‘Our Crofton Story’, a Heritage Lottery Funded project currently in its delivery phase.  During our open season you will be also be providing visitor services and working with our staff and volunteers to make sure that every visitor to Crofton has an enjoyable experience.  You will also keep the station and its facilities clean, safe and operational, together with making a major contribution to organising and running our events programme


Experience of working in a volunteer run and staffed organisation together with delivery of HLF-funded projects is essential.


Starting salary £18,231. On-site accommodation (provided free of charge and tax liability) is available by negotiation. Performance based increase of £1,000 after one year, and a second performance-based increase of £1,000 after a second year. The Site Manager is a full-time role, working 5 days a week throughout the year. Flexible and weekend working is required.



For full details please contact


Jean Cook,

Trust Administrator

The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust

Couch Lane

Devizes SN10 1EB


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Applications must be received by  4:00 pm on Friday 23 February 2018 with CV and supporting letter.


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