Operations

KEY PURPOSE

To assist and support the property team in the conservation, care and presentation of the property’s kitchen garden and policies, ensuring that all areas are maintained to the highest standards and to the enjoyment of all visitors and supporters, whether through delegation to other staff/volunteers, or personal work. The garden is managed, maintained and developed to provide produce to sell on site, and to use in the café, contributing to the property’s overall conservation and development, and its enjoyment by visitors and supporters. Newhailes is a 34 hectare designed landscape including woodland, water gardens, follies, open fields and arable land.

Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to the People Department (Applications), The National Trust for Scotland, Hermiston Quay, 5 Cultins Road Edinburgh EH11 4DF, by mail or by email via workforus@nts.org.uk, by first post (i.e. 10.00am) on 30th April 2021.

KEY PURPOSE
Under the direction of the Head Gardener, with supervision from the Gardener, and as part of the property team, assist with the conservation, maintenance and development of the garden and estate to ensure that House of Dun, Montrose and other properties across the Angus Cluster are presented to the highest standards to its visitors and guests.

Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to the People Department (Applications), The National Trust for Scotland, Hermiston Quay, 5 Cultins Road Edinburgh EH11 4DF, by mail or by email via workforus@nts.org.uk, by first post (i.e. 10.00am) on 23rd April 2021.

KEY PURPOSE

Pitmedden Garden and Museum of Farming Life are a vibrant and exciting garden to work within. Its long and varied history underpins the whole estate and its management with the gardens forming the major part of the overall visitor experience. The gardens are always evolving within its historical framework both as a formal layout and as a living work of art. We are seeking a suitably skilled and motivated individual to join us to continue its reputation and extend its interest to all visitors.

The job of First Gardener exists to support the Head Gardener (Pitmedden) in ensuring that the garden and policies of Pitmedden are managed, maintained and developed as an internationally-recognised garden of outstanding horticultural importance; contributing to the property’s overall conservation and development, and its enjoyment by visitors and supporters.

Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to the People Department (Applications), The National Trust for Scotland, Hermiston Quay, 5 Cultins Road Edinburgh EH11 4DF, by mail or by email via workforus@nts.org.uk, by first post (i.e. 10.00am) on 30th April 2021.

KEY PURPOSE
Under the direction of the Head Gardener, to manage and support the maintenance and enhancement of the property, in line with the Property Statement and the other aims and objectives of the National Trust for Scotland.

Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to the People Department (Applications), The National Trust for Scotland, Hermiston Quay, 5 Cultins Road Edinburgh EH11 4DF, by mail or by email via workforus@nts.org.uk, by first post (i.e. 10.00am) on 30th April 2021.

JOB PURPOSE

The purpose of the role is to reduce the overall number of objects on loan to NTS to a manageable number. This will be achieved by reviewing loans against the NTS Loans policy – Sharing Collections, a policy on lending and borrowing – and either returning loans to their lenders or updating the loan agreements for the objects to be retained.

Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to the People Department (Applications), The National Trust for Scotland, Hermiston Quay, 5 Cultins Road Edinburgh EH11 4DF, by mail or by email via workforus@nts.org.uk, by first post (i.e. 10.00am) on 23rd April 2021.

Community and Discovery Programme Manager

The role
This is an exciting new role to lead and manage the development and delivery in community partnerships programmes and the onsite discovery programme; including overseeing the day to day support of our volunteers, deliver training & drive a significant volunteer program. All in support of the RZSS’ vision and mission.

Some of the things you’ll do:

• Develop and maintain a supportive and dynamic first-class customer service culture and public engagement amongst the team focusing on delivering informative, professional presentations and exceeding visitor expectations.
• Lead on all aspects of a defined range of volunteering activities and outcomes for agreed target participants, to agreed standards supporting RZSS’ vision and mission, ensuring all activities deliver value on the visitor journey.
• Lead, develop and manage and evaluate targeted programmes: identify key challenges in our local communities that can be addressed by our unique resources.
• Create programmes which promote the zoos’ resource as community hub to support initiatives to strengthen community.
• Develop links with social and community groups to broaden our access to those in need of the benefits that contact with animals can bring.
• Ensure all programmes promote the wellbeing benefits for users, the zoo and for nature
• Develop and create plans and programmess for volunteering, community programmes and onsite engagement providing meaningful and impactful opportunities.

What we’re looking for:

• You’ll have a good understanding of developing community programmes.
• Assertive communicator, confident in dealing with a wide range of stakeholders and presenting.
• Experience of working in a similar role.
• Track record of providing first-class customer care and service through interpretation delivery.
• Ability to plan, design, deliver and evaluate programmes using a variety of innovative and contemporary methodologies.

Closing Date: Sunday 2nd May 2021 (5 pm)

For details on how to apply and further information on what the role involves and essential/desirable criteria – please visit the RZSS Job Opportunities page.

JOB PURPOSE

As part of the team which cares for Glencoe National Nature Reserve, a Ranger plays a crucial role in ensuring that our conservation ambitions go hand in hand with welcoming our local community and visitors from across the globe to this well-loved place.

You will share your enthusiasm for the outdoors and passion for the countryside with the walkers, campers and sightseers who come to explore our 14,000 acre estate, including eight iconic Munros, in Glencoe and Glen Etive.

You will work on your own and with other staff and volunteers, on a variety of practical conservation tasks to help us protect the landscapes in our care, as part of ecologically healthy habitat networks where natural processes predominate and help combat climate change.

You will work out in the landscape, on walking routes, in our parking areas, at popular spots for camping and at our visitor centre, acting as an ambassador for the National Trust for Scotland, building awareness and support for our charity. You’ll leave those you meet with a desire to respect, protect and enjoy this special natural environment and an understanding of how they can help do this.

You will contribute to the long-term sustainability of Glencoe’s ranger service through income generated at pay-for events, memberships and donations inspired by our work, growing our capacity through involving volunteers and cost-effective use of resources.

Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to the People Department (Applications), The National Trust for Scotland, Hermiston Quay, 5 Cultins Road Edinburgh EH11 4DF, by mail or by email via workforus@nts.org.uk, by first post (i.e. 10.00am) on 23rd April 2021.

JOB PURPOSE
This job is necessary to help the Trust properly care for the landscape and natural heritage of the busy Ben Lomond property, through directly carrying out skilled maintenance work, managing and encouraging volunteer input, communicating with visitors, and assisting with other elements of property work input where required. Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to the People Department (Applications), The National Trust for Scotland, Hermiston Quay, 5 Cultins Road Edinburgh EH11 4DF, by mail or by email via workforus@nts.org.uk, by first post (i.e. 10.00am) on 23rd April 2021.

JOB PURPOSE

As part of the team which cares for Glencoe National Nature Reserve, a Seasonal Ranger plays a crucial role in ensuring that our conservation ambitions go hand in hand with welcoming our local community and visitors from across the globe to this well-loved place.

You will share your enthusiasm for the outdoors and passion for the countryside with the walkers, campers and sightseers who come to explore our 14,000 acre estate, including eight iconic Munros, in Glencoe and Glen Etive, during the busy summer season.

You will work out in the landscape, on walking routes, in our parking areas, at popular spots for camping and at our visitor centre, acting as an ambassador for the National Trust for Scotland, building awareness and support for our charity. You’ll leave those you meet with a desire to respect, protect and enjoy this special natural environment and an understanding of how they can help do this.

You will work on your own and with other staff and volunteers, on a variety of practical conservation tasks to help us achieve the high presentation and habitat management standards expected of a National Nature Reserve.

You will contribute to the long-term sustainability of Glencoe’s ranger service through income generated at pay-for events, memberships and donations inspired by our work, growing our capacity through volunteers and cost-effective use of resources. Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to the People Department (Applications), The National Trust for Scotland, Hermiston Quay, 5 Cultins Road Edinburgh EH11 4DF, by mail or by email via workforus@nts.org.uk, by first post (i.e. 10.00am) on 23rd April 2021.

Armadale Castle, Gardens and the Museum of the Isles is a Visit Scotland 5 Star attraction with 4 Star self-catering accommodation on-site. We are situated towards the southern point of the Sleat peninsula on the Isle of Skye.

We have an immediate permanent vacancy for a Head Housekeeper. You will lead our Housekeeping team to ensure the highest standards of cleanliness are maintained throughout our holiday accommodation and our public buildings such as the Museum, café and shops.

Visit our website for further details and how to apply. This is an immediate vacancy so applications will be reviewed as they come in.

Armadale Castle, Gardens and the Museum of the Isles is a Visit Scotland 5 Star attraction with 4 Star self-catering accommodation on-site. We are situated towards the southern point of the Sleat peninsula on the Isle of Skye.
We have full and part-time vacancies for Housekeeping Assistants. You will work  in our holiday lodges and public buildings to ensure high standards of cleanliness and presentation throughout. You will have attention to detail, enjoy customer service and want to be an active member of a small, friendly team.
These are immediate vacancies and applications will be reviewed as they come in. Visit website for further details and how to apply.

Armadale Castle is a 5 Star visitor attraction on the southern tip of the beautiful Isle of Skye. We are recruiting seasonal Visitor Assistants to work in our Gatehouse which serves as our ticket office and main shop and is often the first point of contact for our visitors. We are looking for people who can offer those visitors a warm welcome, ensuring they have a positive experience even through the busy times. The role requires the selling of merchandise, cash handling and use of tills, for which training will be provided.

Part time and full time positions available. These are immediate vacancies and applications will be reviewed as they come in. Visit our website for further information and how to apply.