Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House, Edinburgh

Seasonal Mobility Driver

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Job summary

Salary Band £22954 - £23831
Location Edinburgh and the Lothians
Hours 25.9 per week
Closing Date 14 January 2024 at midday
Reference HES/23/304

Are you looking for a flexible seasonal job that is both fun and unique? You'll get a unique view into Scotland's rich history and gain valuable experience in the tourism industry and help bring Scotland's dramatic history to life for our visitors from across the world. Explore the fascinating stories from Scotland's past and share your passion with international and local visitors who come to Edinburgh during the season.

The Mobility Driving Team aims to welcome and deliver a world class service to every visitor. All duties within the team involve working with people, and teamwork is crucial to our success. This role incudes both driving the car and acting as banksperson on a rotating basis and involves working outside in all weathers. When the car is not required, members of the team assist with providing general information for visitors inside Edinburgh Castle, providing information on other sites within the estate and are also able to promote other services such as the benefits of membership and explorer passes.

Edinburgh Castle is the most popular paid visitor attraction in Scotland. As such, it is a faced past, dynamic and interesting place to work. No two days are alike, and you get to meet people from all over the world. The service we provide is consistently very well received and allows people to experience the castle in a way they may not have thought possible. The job provides great satisfaction and enjoyment due to how much visitors to the castle appreciate the service.

Benefits of working with HES

- A generous holiday allowance of 25 days holidays + 11.5 public holidays per year (pro-rata for employees)
- A Civil Service pension which means you will receive an employer contribution of 27% of your annual salary
- Free entry to Historic Environment Scotland sites (with up to three guests) and all English Heritage, Manx and Cadw properties
- Discounts on 100’s of online retailers
- Interest free loans for bicycles and annual travel passes

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