Assistant Security & Caretaker

Organisation: Drumlanrig Castle

Salary: £16,000 - £17,600 per annum

Location: Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill

Part-time (32 hours per week)
£16,000 – £17,600 per annum plus accommodation

Buccleuch is a diverse and innovative business with a passion for sustainable land use in rural Britain. People are at the heart of Buccleuch, in particular, colleagues, tenants, customers and visitors. Our commercial enterprises, including leisure & hospitality, agriculture, forestry, energy, rural estates and commercial property, provide approximately 500 jobs in local communities.

Drumlanrig Castle & Country Estate sits in stunning countryside on Queensberry Estate. Attractions include the Castle and its unique artworks, 40 acres of stunning gardens, tearoom, adventure playground, the Larchwood Cabin, walks and mountain bike trails. In this role your primary responsibility will be to assist with the day to day operations of Drumlanrig Castle and other properties on Queensberry Estate. This includes being vigilant of any unusual activity, ensuring the conservation and integrity of the Castle contents and assisting the Buccleuch family as well as other visitors to the Castle.

• Do you have strong practical maintenance skills and an understanding of security issues?
• Can you demonstrate excellent customer service skills?
• Are you organised with a methodical approach to work?

Candidates should have a full UK driving licence and must be willing to work out of hours (including nights and travel to other Estates). Accommodation in the courtyard area will be provided.

Interested? To apply please email a copy of your CV and covering letter to our recruitment team at

The closing date for applications is 20 November.

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Application Deadline: Saturday 20/11/2021