Recent News & Events

Earthquake Awareness Day 2017

This year marks the 325th anniversary of the devastating earthquake that destroyed Port Royal. In this regard, the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) will be staging its annual Port Royal Earthquake Awareness Day on June 7, 2017 at Fort Charles, Port Royal at 10 a.m.  This year’s theme is “Remembering the Past; Port Royal Earthquake [...]

May 30th, 2017|

Jamaica National Heritage Trust – Vacancy

  Senior Archaeologist SOG/ST 7  JOB PURPOSE The Senior Archaeologist of the Field operations of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) Archaeology Division is responsible for all archaeology matters in the field.  The Senior Archaeologist will provide guidance, support and supervision to Archaeological Field projects throughout Jamaica.  He or she will have knowledge of Jamaica [...]

May 21st, 2017|

Tanio Day 2017: Celebrating Our Heritage – The First Jamaicans

May 4, 2017 Kingston, Jamaica   This year marks the 525th year anniversary of the Tainos of Jamaica first encounter with the Europeans. The Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) will be staging the annual Taino Day on May 5th 2017 at the Seville Heritage Park in St. Ann starting at 10: AM. This event is [...]

May 4th, 2017|

JNHT’s officer selected to participate in World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017 in Poland

Marc Blake of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust has been selected to participate in the World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017. The event will be hosted by the Polish National Commission for UNESCO and the International Cultural Centre in Krakow under the theme Memory: Lost and Recovered Heritage. The Forum will be held as part [...]

May 4th, 2017|

Jamaica National Heritage Trust – Vacancy

Conservation Officer 2 - SOG/ST6  JOB PURPOSE The Conservation Officer level 2 of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) is responsible for conserving movable objects which are found in digs including preventive conservation (properly unearthing, packing, transporting, handling storage and exhibiting) and interventive conservation (removal of corrosion products by physical and or chemical means and [...]

April 21st, 2017|

Minister Grange meets with Guyanese Culture and Sport Minister

Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Sports 4-6 Trafalgar Road Kingston 5 Jamaica, West Indies Tel: 876-978-7654 Fax: 876-978-7072 REPLY OR SUBSEQUENT REFERENCE TO THIS COMMUNICATION SHOULD BE MADE TO THE PERMANENT SECRETARY AND THE FOLLOWING REFERENCE QUOTED Ref. MYC.955 NEWS RELEASE   Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, greets the [...]

April 10th, 2017|

Jamaica National Heritage Trust Vacancy – Executive Director GMG/SEG 6

  Job Summary The Executive Director of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) is responsible for preserving and promoting Jamaica’s heritage guided by established policies, goals and objectives approved by the Board of Trustees and /or the relevant Ministry. These policies, goals and objectives will be operationalized through projects, programmes and services deemed to be [...]

March 14th, 2017|