Seasonal Steward - Blackness (HES/24/066)

Organisation: Historic Environment Scotland

Salary: £22,954 per year pro rata increasing to £24,454 per year pro rata from 1st April 2024

Location: Blackness Castle

Your role of Steward at Historic Environment Scotland will be a fixed term position up until 30th September. The likely start date for this role is in April 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 Blackness Castle during the season.

Blackness Castle is a site which has had many functions over the years. It has been a fortress, a prison, a visitor attraction, and more recently a film set. As a steward, you are key to enhancing the visitor experience by engaging with visitors about all aspects of the site.

Blackness Castle sits within Lothian District, which is made up of 7 staffed sites and 27 unstaffed sites. Nearby properties include Linlithgow Palace, Cairnpapple Hill and Kinneil House.