We're Hiring!

Throughout our 95-year history Herbert Woods has always been a successful and innovative Broads business. Our group operates one of the largest hire fleets on the broads, builds new Broads cruisers, owns and lets holiday properties, and has successful estate agency and boat sales businesses.

We are now looking for reliable, hardworking, enthusiastic members of staff to join our busy team in a variety of roles.

  • We are a busy and expanding independent Estate Agents specialising in the sale of Property and Land both residential and commercial, on or near the water, throughout the Norfolk Broads.

    Our long standing, well established team has a rare opportunity for the role of Trainee Sales Negotiator.

    The role will include responsibilities for dealing with customer enquiries, in person, on the phone and via email, organising and accompanying viewing appointments, creating social media posts and helping to create virtual tours. There will also be scope for involvement in the holiday letting side of the business.

    Estate Agency experience is not required as full training will be given in post but the successful candidate will be friendly, positive, outgoing and professional, an excellent communicator, perhaps already with customer facing experience, and with a strong work ethic. A full driving licence and use of your own car is required.

    Hours of working –  9am -5pm –  5 days a week including regular Saturday working with a day off in lieu.

    Free on-site parking, company pension scheme and staff life cover are all provided.

    Apply with a CV and covering letter by clicking the link below.

  • Seasonal Cleaning Staff required ASAP for spring cleaning of our hire boats in preparation for our forthcoming busy season.

    We can offer up to 5 days a week, between 8.00 am to 5.00 pm, but other flexible hours/days are also available.

    We are looking for people who are happy to work as part of a small friendly team and confident to have contact with customers.

    Working to tight deadlines, you must be efficient and have high standards of cleanliness and tidiness.

    Although experience would be an advantage, training will be available.

    Call 01692 670 711 ask for John Brunning or Sharon Rivett or apply by email: personnel@herbertwoods.co.uk

  • Your role will involve servicing and maintaining our hire fleet holiday cruisers and day hire boats.  Undertaking mechanical repairs on diesel engines, gearboxes, hydraulic drives, pressure water and heating systems.

    In this varied and engaging position, you will be on-call as part of our 24/7 service line and will provide cruiser tutorials and trial runs for the handover of holiday cruisers to our customers.

    The ideal candidate will have previous marine engineering experience, Gas Safe Certification and a full UK driving licence.
    In a key customer facing role for our organisation you will also be friendly and helpful and reliable with the aim of providing a first-class service to our customers and holiday makers.

    Roles are offered on a full-time basis and will require weekend, bank holiday and out-of-hours working.

    Apply now and send a copy of your CV

  • We are looking for Full Time Boat Builders with previous experience.

    You will be involved in repairing and renovating interiors and exteriors of our hire fleet.

    Applicants should have a wide-ranging knowledge of the marine industry standards and techniques.

    Weekend work required during the busy season.

    Apply with a CV and covering letter by clicking the link below.

  • A varied role involving general boatyard maintenance, exterior cleaning, refuelling, pump outs, watering up and preparation of our hire cruisers for our holiday makers.

    During our winter maintenance period, you will also be responsible for cleaning and assisting in the maintenance of cruisers prior to the beginning of the holiday season.

    The role is highly customer focused and involves the boat handover process of instructing customers in the safe use of their cruisers and accompanying them on a trial run at the start of their holiday.

    You should have great customer service skills, the ability to communicate effectively, good attention to detail and the ability to prepare boats to a high standard in a timely way.

    Roles are offered on a full-time or part-time basis throughout the week.

    Apply with a CV and covering letter by clicking the link below.

  • We are seeking to recruit an experienced upholsterer to join our friendly team working for Broads Haven Marine Upholstery, located within the Herbert Woods Boatyard at Potter Heigham on the Norfolk Broads.

    We maintain our own fleet of cruisers, build new boats and undertake work for private owners. We specialise in the design, production and fitting of high quality, competitively priced marine upholstery and covers.

    Must have previous experience and want to be part of a busy department where the work is varied, and a wide range of materials and fabrics are used.

    Apply with a CV and covering letter by clicking the link below.