Seasonal Waterway Operative
Organisation: Scottish Canals
Salary: £10.50 per hour plus 10% allowances
Location: Fort Augustus
Our pace, personality and people make us amongst Scotland’s top visitor attractions. If you’re interested in outdoor working, international visitors, events, and boating then this could be the perfect job for you.
We are looking for Seasonal Waterway Operatives to join our team along the Middle District of the Caledonian Canal on contracts running from immediate starts to 6th November 2022, with roles based in Fort Augustus.
In our waterway operative roles, customer service is key regardless of whether our visitors travel by boat, bike or boot; so we are looking for confident communicators who enjoy meeting and helping the public. You will advise visiting tourists and boaters about the locality and assist craft through the locks. As well as this, you will take responsibility for the surrounding area including grass cutting, litter picking and some minor DIY and maintenance such as painting and weeding.
Skills and experience required:
Basic DIY skills are advantageous
Customer service experience and strong communication skills
Health and safety awareness
Team working experience
A full driving licence is essential, as well as access to your own transport
This role attracts a living wage salary plus a 10% variable rota allowance, which is pro-rated to the length of the contract. You will work on a rota which includes weekends and bank holidays. It may be a requirement of the role to participate in an out of hours standby rota system.
Application Deadline: Monday 22/08/2022