Organisation: The Royal Yacht Britannia

Location: Edinburgh

Hours: Full-time (3 – 5 days per week, a mixture of 8 hour shifts between 6am and 8pm, including weekends with an average of 32 – 40 hours per week)
Duration: Seasonal (July – Oct)
Pay: £9.30 per hour

The Royal Yacht Britannia is an award-winning five-star visitor attraction and exclusive evening events venue in Edinburgh, which employs more than 200 staff. The former floating palace of Her Majesty The Queen, Britannia welcomes over 380,000 visitors a year from around the world and hosts 100 evening events.

Led by Chief Executive, Bob Downie, Britannia provides an exceptional experience for visitors. This dedication to excellence has led to the Royal Yacht being rated as Best UK Attraction (Which? Magazine, 2020) and Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best award winner 2020. Britannia is also proud to hold the Green Tourism Gold Award.

Our Visitor Experience department is now looking for a Housekeeper/Janitor to join the team.

Reporting directly to the Housekeeping Team Leader, key responsibilities will include:

-Ensuring that the Britannia tour route and visitor centre are cleaned to a high standard and maintained throughout your shift.
-Safe use and storage of all equipment and chemicals required to maintain the cleanliness of the tour route and visitor centre.
-Assisting with any other duties, as required by the Housekeeping Team Leaders and Visitor Experience Managers.

Core hours: Averaging 32hrs to 40hrs a week (working 8 hour shifts between 6am and 8pm, including weekends), with any additional holiday/shift cover, as required, to suit the needs of the business.

The ideal candidate will be committed to delivering high standards in Housekeeping, have a friendly, can-do attitude and a desire to help and assist staff and visitors alike.

Company benefits include:

-Life Assurance.
-Complimentary tickets.
-Staff discount in the Britannia Gift Shop, Royal Deck Tea Room and The Lighthouse Restaurant & Bar aboard Fingal.
-Free car parking.

If you feel you have the personality, skills and experience we are looking for, then we would love to hear from you.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV and a covering letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for the role of Cleaner/Janitor to: or postal applications to:

Sarah Thomson
Visitor Experience Manager
The Royal Yacht Britannia
Ocean Drive

Closing date: 11 June 2021

Interviews: 16 June 2021

No agencies please.

Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates. If you have been selected for interview you will be contacted directly.

Application Deadline: Friday 11/06/2021