Seeking high performers driven by giving back to the community

Thank you for considering a career with The National Trust of Australia (Victoria). The National Trust is built on the power of the community.

We believe in inclusiveness, diversity and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of that.

We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies.

Listed below are current permanent, fixed-term and casual vacancies. Please click on the vacancy for full details and instructions on how to apply.

Career Opportunities

An exciting opportunity exists to become part of Australia’s premier heritage and conservation organisation! Great career opportunity with enjoyable new challenges!

  • Unique heritage properties
  • Diverse role with excellent opportunities
  • Mornington Locations

The Organisation

The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) is a community – based, non-government organisation committed to promoting and conserving Australia’s heritage for future generations to enjoy. Founded in 1956, it has since grown to become Australia’s largest community based, heritage conservation organisation that works as an independent, privately funded, not-for-profit body. It is the premier heritage and conservation organisation in Victoria and the major operator of house museums and historic properties open to the public.

The Position

The National Trust seeks a property manager to plan for and manage the growth of three Mornington Peninsular National Trust Properties to deliver a compelling visitor experience that maximises profitability, promotes the Trust Brand and broadens Australian’s appreciation of our heritage. Reporting to the Assets Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Management of the day to day operations of Mulberry Hill, McCrae Homestead & Endeavour Fern Gully.
  • Managing site security including the opening and closing process of the property and alarm control
  • Managing a team of volunteers; including recruitment, training and rostering
  • Leading the day to day activities of all volunteers including working bees with volunteers, community groups and schools
  • Providing a high standard of customer service to all visitors
  • Arranging tours, talks and visitor experiences including operation of refreshment area on open days
  • Ensure buildings, gardens and collections are conserved and maintained
  • Monitor and report on the presentation and condition of the property
  • Undertake basic preventive conservation measures as directed
  • Develop and implement events and functions schedule for the Mornington Properties
  • Develop relationships and ongoing partnerships with local businesses and members of the community

Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience in the tourism, hospitality or service industries role preferred
  • Excellent organisational and coordination skills ability to prioritise and plan work activities
  • Excellent negotiation and mediation skills
  • Honed problem solving skills – Thinks through problems and anticipates consequences and considers alternative actions
  • Demonstrated interest in heritage and conservation
  • Experience in customer service provision and retail sales
  • Demonstrated property & people management skills
  • Self-motivated and have a track record of performance and success
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Essential – Drivers Licence

Closing date for applications: Friday 12th April. To submit your PDF application, in strict confidence.

We promote diversity and practice equity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply

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