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Scottish Canals - The Falkirk Wheel

Site Operatives

Application Deadline: Sunday 19th May 2019
Scottish Canals is looking for a seasonal site operatives to join our team at The Falkirk Wheel and Kelpies for our busy summer operating season.
Our pace, personality and people make us amongst Scotland’s top visitor attractions! If you’re interested in tourism, travel, customer service, events, boating and outdoor activities then this could be the perfect job for you. From welcoming and providing information to thousands of international visitors, assisting customers and spending time outdoors our team enjoy a wide range of fun and exciting responsibilities.

Our site team assist customers to transit through locks and will get involved in basic ground maintenance tasks such as painting, weeding, grass cutting and litter picking; to help keep our attractions looking their best. Training will be provided but some knowledge of boating and of DIY skills would be an advantage. You may also be expected to work on our boats, assisting the Skipper in the safe operation of the boat trip and assisting with some maintenance and cleaning activity, possessing a can-do attitude.

For this position we are looking for:

- Excellent interpersonal skills
- A real enjoyment for dealing with the public
- A confident, friendly, welcoming, helpful, engaging nature
- The ability to deliver a professional service to customers
- Good time management and organisational skills
- Ability to work well under pressure
- An ability to use your own initiative and to work effectively as part of a team
- A flexible approach to the role
- A driving licence is essential, along with access to your own transport

Scottish Canals are a Living Wage employer – details of this will be discussed at interview. You will work on a rota which includes weekends and bank holidays, with a variety of full and part-time opportunities available.

If you would like to be considered for a seasonal job, please visit to apply

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