Maintenance/Gardening Assistant (Seasonal)

Organisation: Drumlanrig Castle

Location: Drumlanrig Castle

March – September
4 days on 4 days off

We are looking for a hardworking and motivated individual to join our team at Drumlanrig Castle, one of Dumfries & Galloway’s finest tourist destinations, during the 2022 season.

In this customer facing role you will assist with general maintenance of the playground and garden areas. Maintenance responsibilities will include litter picking, emptying bins and ensuring the playground area is maintained in excellent condition for our visitors. Garden duties will include weeding, watering and strimming as well as helping visitors in our garden centre. Working hours will be 8.30am to 4.30pm on a 4 days on 4 days off basis including weekends.

• Do you enjoy working outdoors?
• Are you hardworking with a flexible approach to work?
• Can you demonstrate strong customer service skills?

Candidates should be able to demonstrate experience in a customer facing role and have an interest in horticulture (gardening experience is not essential as training will be provided). As Drumlanrig Castle is not accessible by public transport, access to your own transport is essential.

Interested? Please apply by emailing a copy of your CV and covering letter to

The closing date for applications is 4 February.

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Application Deadline: Friday 04/02/2022