Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House, Edinburgh

Vernacular Building Craft Fellow

Job summary

Salary Band £19800 - £20751
Location North and Grampian
Hours 37 per week
Closing Date 31 October 2021 at midnight
Reference HES/21/130

Craft Fellows have the opportunity to gain practical experience, learning from experts in their chosen field or craft, increase their knowledge of the wider conservation sector, expand their professional network and have access to a wide range of learning resources from the Engine Shed, Scotland’s dedicated Conservation Resource Centre.

You will work with the team at the Highland Folk Museum, gaining experience that will introduce you to traditional building construction and maintenance skills. This will include cruck frame building and thatching techniques; working on other timber, corrugated iron and railway sleeper built historic buildings and using a range of traditional and modern tools.

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