…Seriously, the BW office at Devizes has sent us this job advert. Quite a lot of people who live on boats have worked for BW (and the EA) as lock keepers in the past.
Wanted: Seasonal Lock Keeper to work at Caen Hill from April to October 2011.
Work requires a high degree of customer interaction; involves marshalling boats through the historic flight and locking up at the end of the day.
Successful applicant needs to be able to work independently with a high regard for
personal safety and the well-being of others
Working pattern; Saturday and Sunday 12pm-8pm, Monday to Friday 4pm to
8pm,alternating one week on and one week off. Full training provided.
Fantastic opportunity to work in a beautiful and historic environment of great local
and national importance.
Apply to the Waterway Manager, Kennet and Avon Canal, British Waterways, Bath Road, Devizes SN10 1QR