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Heritage Officer

  • Part time
  • £17,660 pro-rata
  • Oban
  • Closing 29th January 2020

  • Advertised from 9th January 2020
  • 28 Hours per week - contract 2.5 year


This post provides a unique opportunity to inspire engagement with heritage through the delivery of an exciting new project in Oban which will offer activity to all ages and stages of life.

The Officer post will co-ordinate the delivery of “An t-Òban - The People and The Place” on a daily basis with overarching responsibility for the implementation of the project activities delivery plan and outcomes.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the

  • Co-ordination and creation of the bespoke area using interactive engagement telling the story of the town, community, and natural heritage from the Ice Age to the present day - shoreline, caves, sea, shops, trades and the people who have made Oban their home.
  • Co-ordination and deliver of the project plan to meet output requirements- enabling young and old to interact, learn and develop skills through engagement.
  • Co-ordination and support to volunteers with the establishment of the quieter “Look Listen and Research” area which will enable the safe preservation of collections; oral recordings; a rolling programme of locally generated/touring exhibitions and access to external online resources

Application notes

Full job description can be accessed below or via our website

Application in the format of a covering letter and CV, should include relevant experience to demonstrate match of the position skills requirements as noted in full job description.

Letter and CV should be emailed to

Closing date for applications - Wed 29th January 2020

Interviews are expected to take place Friday 7th Feb 2020

This project is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund