We’re hiring for a visitor centre assistant between 16-19 years old.

Pink-footed Geese taking off in October

Have you ever considered a career in wildlife conservation? Maybe you would like to work in tourism or a customer service related role. At Montrose Basin Visitor Centre we can offer all three.

The postholder will learn the skills to help in the day-to-day activities of a busy visitor centre, including retail, education and exhibition areas.

This includes providing a first class customer care and visitor service, promoting the work of the organisation and raising the profile of the local nature reserve and it’s important, protected bird and mammal species.

Kingfisher – a common visitor in the winter

The postholder will learn how to greet visitors and promote memberships. They will be involved in managing stock and learn how to maximise sales. They will also assist with the events run at the visitor centre and on the reserve.

The post is funded through Community Jobs Scotland and is aimed at getting young people into work. There are a strict set of requirements imposed upon the applicant. The position is only open to unemployed 16 to 19 year olds who are participating on an Activity Agreement and who are not on Work First Scotland, the Work Programme, Work Choice, Work Able Scotland or Specialist Employment Support.

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Have you ever considered a career in wildlife conservation? Maybe you would like to work in tourism or a customer service related role. At Montrose Basin Visitor Centre we can …

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