Dunvegan Castle & Gardens is one of the most dynamic, diverse and popular 5* visitor attractions on the Isle of Skye. We are looking for enthusiastic and customer focused people to join our existing team and ensure that our 168,000 plus visitors receive a warm Highland welcome this season. You will be a team player, enjoy working in a busy environment and take pride in maintaining our 5* visitor experience at all times.
We offer excellent rates of pay starting at £7.85 per hour and above, in-house training and the chance to work with a great team in historic surroundings. Job descriptions for these roles are available upon request.
Castle Ticket Office
As the first point of contact for our visitors, first impressions count. We are looking for people who will give a very warm Highland Welcome to our visitors. With excellent communication skills and the ability to meet the demanding expectations of our visitors, you will be able to remain calm under pressure and keep smiling in the face of our high visitor volumes during the peak season. Cash-handling and touch-screen till operations skills are required for which training will be provided.
These vital positions as the welcoming face of Dunvegan Castle require strong communication skills, an interest in Scottish history and people who will actively engage with the high volume of visitors we welcome each season. Some cash-handling and touch-screen till operations are required for which training will be provided.
MacLeod Tables Cafe Assistants
You will pride yourself on the highest standards of customer care. Ideally with a current basic food hygiene certificate, you will ensure the cafe premises are always scrupulously clean and all our delicious freshly prepared food is beautifully presented. Food preparation, cash-handling and touch-screen till operations skills are required for which training will be provided.
With our busy retail outlets at Dunvegan Castle, we are looking for people with a strong customer service ethos and a passion for selling our high quality range of products across our four retail outlets. Cash-handling and touch-screen till operations skills are required for which training will be provided.
We are looking for marine operatives to join our existing team at one of our most popular and busy visitor attractions at Dunvegan. With responsibility for helming our traditional clinker-built boats with up to 7 passengers on short trips to see the Loch Dunvegan resident seal colony, the ideal candidate will have the required Level II Powerboat licence with commercial endorsements: VHF radio, Sea Survival and First Aid (or acceptable equivalents). Training will be provided.
Visitor Facilities Cleaner
We require some extra help to keep our visitor areas spotlessly throughout the season. Applicants must have very high standards and preferably be able to accommodate part-time working seven days per week.
To apply for any of these posts, please email your CV and covering letter with references, stating why you fit the job criteria to email@example.com.
The closing date for these applications is 31 January 2018. Due to the high numbers of applications we receive, we regret that only those applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted.