Facilities Officer

Organisation: The Royal Yacht Britannia

Salary: £12.60 per hour

Location: Edinburgh

Hours: Full-Time (40 hours per week, worked Mon-Fri between the hours of 7am and 6pm)
Duration: Permanent
Pay: £12.60 per hour

The Royal Yacht Britannia is an award-winning, five-star visitor attraction and exclusive evening events venue in Edinburgh, which employs more than 160 staff. This former floating palace of Queen Elizabeth II, usually attracts circa 350,000 visitors a year from around the world, and would normally host circa 100 exclusive evening events per annum.

Britannia provides an exceptional experience for visitors. This dedication to excellence has led to the Royal Yacht being rated as Tripadvisor’s No.1 UK Attraction (AGAIN), and the top 1% in the world in its category.

Our Visitor Experience department is dedicated to ensuring that visitors receive the highest level of customer experience possible and we are looking for a Facilities Officer to join the team.

Working with the Senior Facilities Officer and reporting directly to the Visitor Experience Managers, key responsibilities will include:

– Receiving and dealing with deliveries.
– Exterior cleaning and weeding.
– Basic maintenance/DIY tasks.
– Caring for planters and hanging baskets.
– Valeting, charging and driving company vehicles.

The ideal candidate will enjoy a varied role and be committed to delivering high standards in a fast-paced environment.

Company benefits include:

– 10% employer pension contribution with a choice to contribute up to a further 5% yourself, which would then be matched by us as well! (So 20% potential contribution to your pension).
– 33 days pro-rata annual holiday entitlement.
– Life Assurance.
– Complimentary tickets.
– Staff discount in the Gift Shop, Royal Deck Tearoom & The Lighthouse Restaurant & Bar aboard Fingal.
– Free car parking for staff.

If you feel you have the personality, skills and experience we are looking for, then we would love to hear from you.

Please send your CV outlining why you feel you would be suitable for the role of Facilities Officer to: or postal applications to:

Sarah Thomson
Visitor Experience Manager
The Royal Yacht Britannia
Ocean Drive

Closing date: 18th February 2024

No agencies please.

Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates. If you have been selected for interview you will be contacted directly.

Application Deadline: Sunday 18/02/2024