We are Recruiting!

The Etches Collection Museum of Jurassic Marine Life in Kimmeridge, Dorset is looking for seasonal Front of House staff in a zero hours contract basis (variable hours available from 1st April - 30th September 2017 to include some weekend working).  

As Front of House staff you will be putting your excellent people skills to the best possible use.  You will be selling admission tickets and retail merchandise, promoting membership and gift aid and most importantly you will be welcoming visitors warmly.

Experience in customer services and sales would be an advantage but more importantly you'll love working with people of all ages, have bags of enthusiasm and will always strive to make a good impression.

You will need practical and hands-on with excellent communication skills and to comfortable working as part of a team.  Cash handling skills are also required.

How to Apply:-
For a full job description and application form please see the downloads to the left of this page, application forms should be sent in the first instance to karen.kidby@theetchescollection.org.  Salary is set at the national minimum wage rate dependant on age as detailed in the link https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Whats On Over Easter at The Etches Collection

Easter Dino-Egg Hunt! - Good Friday (14th April) onwards
The first 100 children to correctly find the answers to our fossil quiz around the museum will win a chocolate dinosaur egg.

Writing Competition - Deadline Sunday 30th April
Enter our childrens writing competition to win a private tour of the collection with Steve Etches! For more details see the flyer attached to the right of this page along with the entry form.

Cave and Fossil Art Workshops - Wednesday 12th April and Wednesday 19th April with John House

Other Activities on at the Museum throughout the Holidays 
Excavation Pit, Decorate your own Flying Reptile gliders, Bay Tours with Steve Etches (booking required), Build A Dinosaur, Monster Checklists - how many Jurassic reptiles can you see in our CGI imagery, childrens Fossil Workbooks, Fossil Mould Painting, Fossil Lucky Dip, Acetate Painting, Fossil Rubbing, Dino Colouring, Activity Sheets 

Booking Now! - Kimmeridge Bay Tours

Come and spend a couple of hours in the company of the universally acclaimed fossil collector, Steve Etches.

Tickets need to be purchased in advance from the admission desk either in person or by phone 01929 270000.


Adult £15.00

*Child (5-16 years) £8.00    

*All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  

Please note these trips are not suitable for buggies or wheelchairset 

The following dates are currently available (weather permitting)

March Bay Tours:

Sunday 26th March @ 11.00am

April Bay Tours:

Thursday 13th @ 1:00pm
Monday 24th @ 10:30am
Saturday 29th @ 1:30pm

For further information please call 01929 270 000

or email rachael.harris@theetchescollection.org