Seasonal Waterway Operatives


Salary: Living Wage plus allowances

Location: Lowlands

Our pace, personality and people make us amongst Scotland’s top visitor attractions. If you’re interested in outdoor working, international visitors, events, and boating then this could be the perfect job for you.

Scottish Canals are offering seasonal opportunities for 2021 with flexible working patterns and hours. We have roles based in around the Forth and Clyde Canal with bases in Glasgow and Falkirk.​​​​​​​

In our waterway operative roles, customer service is key regardless of whether our visitors travel by boat, bike or boot; so we are looking for confident communicators who enjoy meeting and helping the public. You will advise visiting tourists and boaters about the locality and assist craft through the locks. As well as this, you will take responsibility for the surrounding area including grass cutting, litter picking and some minor DIY and maintenance such as painting and weeding.

Skills and experience required:

Basic DIY skills are advantageous
Customer service experience and strong communication skills
Health and safety awareness
Team working experience
A full driving licence is essential, as well as access to your own transport

Application Deadline: Wednesday 30/06/2021