Events & Activities Supervisor

Organisation: Dalkeith Country Park

Salary: £23,860 - £25,000 (FTE) depending on experience

Location: Dalkeith

32 or 40 hours a week (four or five days)

Dalkeith Country Park has been enjoyed by visitors for 120 years and its woodlands, riverside trails, cycle tracks and events calendar are valued by locals and visitors from afar. Fort Douglas is an exciting adventure park for visitors of all ages, while the stable yard houses Restoration Yard, a unique venture comprising a retail store, restaurant, and wellness space.

In this exciting role you will provide support for our Events and Activities team, providing a friendly welcome to our Fort Douglas visitors. As well as dealing with summer camping and seasonal events including Easter, Halloween, and Christmas, you’ll be part of a team overseeing our adventure playground. With an organised approach and an eye for detail, you will coordinate event and activity bookings, respond to enquiries, and provide general assistance to the wider Visitor Services team.

• Are you enthusiastic and able to use your initiative when required?
• Can you demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills to comfortably engage with a wide range of visitors?
• Do you have a ‘can-do’ attitude and flexible approach to work?

If you are customer focused with an interest in the outdoors, events and activities, we would love to hear from you! Working hours will be four or five days per week (salary will be pro-rata for four days) depending on the successful candidate’s availability, and it will include regular weekend working.

Interested? Please email your CV and a covering letter to, and indicate if you are looking to work four or five days per week.

The closing date for applications is 6 June.

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Application Deadline: Thursday 06/06/2024