HES/24/110a Roving Steward, Arbroath

Organisation: Historic Environment Scotland

Salary: £24,454 per year (pro rata)

Location: Arbroath Abbey, St Vigeans Stone Museum and Claypotts Castle

Here at Historic Environment Scotland, we are recruiting for a Roving Steward for a fixed term contract. The likely start date for this role is late July 2024 with an end date of 30 November 2024.

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 Arbroath Abbey during the season.

Come and work in Angus, The birthplace of Scotland, Angus holds centuries of history from Scotland’s past. A role that will enable you as part of the Visitor & Community team help visitors create memories to last a lifetime at this fantastic property.

Arbroath Abbey is best known for the Declaration of Arbroath. The most famous document in Scottish history was a letter to Pope John XXII sent by 39 Scottish nobles, barons and freemen in response to the renewed excommunication of Robert the Bruce.

St Vigeans The stones are hugely important, as they are among the very finest examples of Pictish art. They form part of our national collection of the early art of Scotland.

Claypotts Castle was built by John Strachan of Claypotts during James VI’s reign – the dates 1569 and 1588 are carved on the castle’s distinctive crow-stepped gables. This was at a time when a castle’s defensive needs were giving way to considerations of aesthetics and comfort. The 12 gun holes around the ground floor are more security measure than threat.

Application Deadline: Wednesday 26/06/2024