Visitor Welcome Team Member

Fixed term - one year; part-time working Saturdays and Sundays

Starting Salary £16,544 (pro-rata), Pay Band B

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is looking to recruit someone to join the dynamic Visitor Welcome Team at our Garden in Edinburgh.

The primary focus of this role is to ensure that visitors receive a first class visitor welcome, ensure the living collection is secured, and that visitors are provided with a safe environment.  The team remit also includes working with the events and exhibitions team to provide access and information to various public exhibitions and events, including the Real Life Science Studio.  You will also be responsible for opening, closing and security of various Garden buildings.

Applicants should have previous experience working in a visitor or customer service environment. You will be proactive and take responsibility for your own workload, prioritising to meet conflicting demands, have a can-do attitude, have excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to communicate with people at all levels, excellent customer service skills, ability to work flexibly across a range of areas and be able to use initiative and work to tight deadlines.

A full job description and person specification outlining all the essential and desirable criteria can be downloaded from this page.

Completed application forms and an equal opportunities questionnaire should be sent to our HR Team at or to the HR Department, The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR by noon on Tuesday 23rd December 2014.

If you have not heard from us by Friday 9th January 2015, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted.

No recruitment agencies please.

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)