Working With Us
Are you passionate about the natural world? Do you have the skills and ambition to help drive a world-leading institute to new heights? Or do you just love making people feel welcome?
RBGE is Scotland’s national botanic garden, with projects in more than 35 countries around the world. We have opportunities in a wide range of roles from horticulture to finance, education to science, visitor welcome to information technology.
We offer staff a wide range of employee benefits in addition to salary and a civil service pension. Further information can be found by following the link below.
We are an equal opportunities employer. The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is committed to providing a fair and equitable working environment and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce. We hold an Athena SWAN Research Institute Bronze Award in acknowledgement of our commitment to the advancement of gender equality. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds and have a range of initiatives to promote diversity and inclusivity, including flexible working for staff with, for example, parenting and carer responsibilities, and proactive celebration of diversity among our staff, students, and volunteers. We also offer an employee assistance programme.
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We are inclusive: We recognise, reward and celebrate each other’s unique contribution and treat everyone with dignity and respect
We value pride: We have a strong sense of belonging and demonstrate this through what we say and what we do
We have purpose: We are clear on the long and short term priorities of RBGE and align our contribution, responses and actions to these
We are communicative: We are open, respectful, and consultative, creating an environment of transparency and trust
We are collaborative: We respect expertise and actively seek opportunities to improve how we work together
We are customer focused: We understand the needs of our customers and colleagues, and meet and exceed their expectations
We celebrate and value curiosity: We are inquisitive and engaged with the world around us, constantly exploring, expanding our expertise and sharing our knowledge