Destination Workers - Eggshed

Organisation: Scottish Canals

Salary: £12.13 per hour

Location: Ardrishaig

Scottish Canals is looking for Destination Workers to join team at The Egg Shed, Ardrishaig, Crinan Canal.

We are looking for passionate, enthusiastic, and motivated individuals to join our team and work with us over our Summer to Autumn 2024 season.

If you’re interested in tourism, travel, events, food & drink, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you. We have casual contracts available with a degree of flexibility around working patterns and hours.

From welcoming the local community and tourists alike to the award winning Eggshed, providing information about the canal and the local area, to serving customers, creating memorable experiences and maintaining our collection of exhibits, our Destination Workers enjoy a wide range of fun and exciting responsibilities.

You will assist customers with purchases, supply information, keep our attractions looking their best and work for our local staff with support from the wider Destination Development team. The role will involve customer service, cash handling, replenishment of the gift shop, placing orders and accepting and checking deliveries, looking after historical artifacts, taking bookings for our community space and supporting local businesses and events.

To be successful you will have:
• 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
• The drive to work across various disciplines (gift shop, tourism, events etc.)
• Good time management and organisational skills
• The ability to work well under pressure
• A sense of own initiative with the ability to work effectively as part of a team
• A flexible approach to the role

Application Deadline: Sunday 26/05/2024