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Bishops and Earls Palaces Vacancies

An exciting opportunity is available to join the team at Bishop's and Earl's Palaces, located within the Highlands/Islands Region of the HES estate.

The position available sits within Visitor Operations, who are responsible for the operation of Bishop's and Earl's Palaces as a visitor attraction to the public.

A full Visitor Operations Job Description is available below but standard Bishop's and Earl's Palaces duties may include:

  • Welcoming visitors and ensuring they have an enjoyable and informative visit
  • Promoting retail and admissions products, in an aim to drive business and enhance the visitors’ experience
  • Ensuring that the site maintains a high standard of presentation, through regular cleaning/adherence to Health & Safety procedures
  • Provide visitors with information relating to the history of the site through guided tours
  • To assist with visits and events from school groups, community groups and external organisations
  • To follow HES policy and procedure in relation to Health & Safety, Human Resources and Finance where applicable

Bishop's and Earl's Palaces is a busy and vibrant site and is seeing a growth in visitors each year. Visitor Operations staff must be dedicated to delivering excellent customer service, in accordance with the Visit Scotland Grading Scheme.

Visitor Operations staff must be dedicated to delivering excellent customer service, in accordance with the Visit Scotland Grading Scheme. However, this role also involves working out of doors frequently, so an interest in the natural environment would be of benefit.

HES are seeking individuals with a passion for customer care, enthusiasm and a friendly attitude, who can be relied on to provide a fantastic onsite experience for our visitors. Sound like you? 

Salary Band A
£16,800 - £17,914 pro rata

Position Available
Steward – 14.8 hours per week - Easter until 30 September 2018

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Job Description Application Form Equal Opportunities Form

Submitting an application: 

If you wish to apply for the position, please download the application form and email your completed form to vorecruitment@hes.scot or send it to Historic Environment Scotland, 30-30a Croft an Righ, Edinburgh EH8 8ED.

Applications should be sent with an Equal Opportunities form which candidates can downloaded above.

There is no closing date set at present.

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