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Seasonal Recruitment

Recruiting now. We have various opportunities in Visitor Operations available across the country.

Steward, Nina Probst, at Blackness Castle

1 Overview

We're recruiting now for Visitor Operations posts throughout Scotland. 

Our people safeguard historic places from Shetland to Stranraer, bringing to life more than 5,000 years of history for millions of visitors each year at castles, abbeys, mills and more.

Do you love working with people? Would you like to work at some of Scotland's most beautiful historic locations? We have various opportunities available across the country. 

Steward David Keith describes a day in the life at Melrose Abbey, a magnificent ruin on a grand scale.

2 North and Islands

Visitor Operations - Seasonal Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in an HES Visitor Operations position.

Opportunities are available at a variety of sites across North/Island Region, which includes a diverse range of attractions from Duff House with its amazing art collection to prehistoric archaeological Jarlshof in Shetland.

Each sites individual visitor numbers, location and offering will shape the day to day activities of Visitor Operations staff but dedication to delivering excellent customer service and ensuring high standards of site presentation are essential.

If a Visitor Operations position sounds like something you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you. 

Bishop's and Earl's Palaces (Orkney) 

Brough of Birsay (Orkney)

Duff House (Banff)

Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement (Shetland)

Maeshowe (Orkney)

Skara Brae (Orkney)

Spynie Palace (near Elgin)

3 Urquhart Hub

Visitor Operations - Seasonal Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in an HES Visitor Operations position.

Opportunities are available at a variety of sites across Urquhart Hub, which includes a diverse range of attractions from Urquhart Castle with its fantastic views over Loch Ness to existing military base Fort George.

Each sites individual visitor numbers, location and offering will shape the day to day activities of Visitor Operations staff but dedication to delivering excellent customer service and ensuring high standards of site presentation are essential.

If a Visitor Operations position sounds like something you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you.

Fort George (West of Nairn)

Urquhart Castle (near Drumnadrochit)

4 Central Region

Visitor Operations - Seasonal Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in an HES Visitor Operations position. 

Opportunities are available at a variety of sites across Central Region, which includes a diverse range of attractions from Western Europe’s oldest Christian Religious Centre Iona Abbey, to island site Inchcolm Abbey.

Each sites individual visitor numbers, location and offering will shape the day to day activities of Visitor Operations staff but dedication to delivering excellent customer service and ensuring high standards of site presentation are essential.

If a Visitor Operations position sounds like something you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you. 

Dunstaffnage Castle and Bonawe Iron Furnace (by Oban)

Inchcolm Abbey (Inchcolm Island)

Iona Abbey (Isle of Iona)

Roving Steward Central Region

St Andrews Castle (St Andrews)

Stanley Mills (Perth)

5 South Region

Thank you for your interest in an HES Visitor Operations position. Opportunities are available at a variety of sites across South Region, which includes a diverse range of attractions like the Scottish Borders Abbeys (Melrose, Jedburgh, and Dryburgh).

Each sites individual visitor numbers, location and offering will shape the day to day activities of Visitor Operations staff but dedication to delivering excellent customer service and ensuring high standards of site presentation are essential when working at any HES property.

If a Visitor Operations position sounds like something you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you. 

Blackness Castle (West Lothian)

Cairnpapple Hill (2km from Torphichen)

Cardoness Castle (Gatehouse of Fleet)

Craigmillar Castle (Edinburgh)

Craignethan Castle (Lanarkshire)

Crossraguel Abbey (Ayrshire)

Glasgow Cathedral (Glasgow)

Hermitage Castle (Newcastleton)

Melrose Abbey (Melrose)

New Abbey Corn Mill (Dumfries)

Tantallon Castle (East Lothian)

Threave Castle (Dumfries)

Roving Steward South Region

6 Stirling Hub

Visitor Operations - Seasonal Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in an HES Visitor Operations position. Opportunities are available at a variety of sites across Stirling Hub, which includes a diverse range of attractions from historical Stirling Castle to Outlander filming location Doune Castle.

Each sites individual visitor numbers, location and offering will shape the day to day activities of Visitor Operations staff but dedication to delivering excellent customer service and ensuring high standards of site presentation are essential.

If a Visitor Operations position sounds like something you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you. 

Castle Campbell (Dollar Glen)

Doune Castle (in Doune)

Stirling Castle (in Stirling)

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