Vacancies for Staff at Balmoral Estates

At the present time we have the following vacancy:-


A vacancy exists for a Seasonal Ranger to work on Balmoral Estate.  The successful applicant will work as a member of the Balmoral Ranger Service, which is part funded by the Cairngorms National Park Authority. The Seasonal Ranger will work in a wide range of projects associated with the management of this forward looking and enterprising Scottish highland estate. Including leading guided walks, undertaking footpath maintenance work and biological monitoring.

Information about the Estate and Castle can be found on our web site: www.balmoralcastle.com

Accommodation is available.   Contract runs from April to August.

Applicants should have a good knowledge of natural history together with good communication skills. A full driving licence is essential. Please write, enclosing current CV, for further details:-

The Resident Factor
The Estates Office
Balmoral Estates
Aberdeenshire, AB35 5TB

E-mail: applications@balmoralcastle.com

Closing Date for Applications: Tuesday 28th February 2017


Our catering contractor has the following vacancies available for the 2017 season:-

Café Supervisor
40 hours  @ £8.50 per hour

Assisting the café manager with the daily running of our very busy café here at Balmoral. Duties will include leading a team of up to 10 people including the kitchen staff, cash handling, stock control, maintaining high levels food health & safety and some administration. The ideal candidate will had had previous experience in a similar role although we will consider someone with a strong background who is ready for promotion. A hands on approach is an absolute must.

Kitchen Assistant
40 hours @ £8.00 per hour

Assisting the lead chef with the production and delivery of our food offer. Duties will include sandwich production, basic baking, salad & vegetable preparation and general cleaning. You will be working in a very busy environment so excellent organisational skills along with a willingness to go the extra mile would be an advantage. Experience in a similar role would be ideal but not essential as full training will be given.

Food Service Assistants 
40 hours @  £7.20 / £7.50 per hour (25 and over)

We are looking for friendly, hardworking people with big smiles to run our very busy café for the 2017 season. Excellence in customer service is key to ensuring all of our visitors have a memorable visit to Balmoral so the ideal candidates should have a bubbly personality and be willing to go the “extra mile” at all times. Your duties will include service of hot food, drinks and snacks, ensuring the café looks it’s best at all times regardless of how busy it is, general cleaning and cash handling. All of these duties need to be carried out by working as part of a team and with a big smile at all times.

Accommodation is available close to work, uniform will be provided and meals whilst on duty. The first day of work will be Monday 27th March and you will finish on 30th or 31st July. A seasonal bonus will be paid to those who finish the entire season. Start dates throughout the season will be also be considered.

Please apply in writing to leigh.dickson@sodexo.com

Balmoral Castle