Are you able to deliver fantastic customer service, and would you like to work for an organisation that is making a big difference to our natural world?
We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working people person, to help work in our shop and visitor centre at Loch Garten.
Loch Garten has a long-established reputation as being the ancestral home of ospreys in the UK and the Nature Centre opens every season to allow thousands of visitors to see these magnificent and enthralling birds, as they battle all that nature can throw at them to raise a family. As well as ospreys, visitors are treated to close-up views of red squirrels and many small birds, including crested tits and great spotted woodpeckers. The centre is within Abernethy National Nature Reserve, the RSPB’s second largest reserve, which contains the largest remnant of ancient Caledonian pine-forest in the UK and is set amidst the magnificent landscape of the Cairngorms National Park.
About the Role
Our work in the visitor centre is planned via the use of rotas and would include weekend working. Full induction and training would be provided, with opportunities to learn about the running of a busy visitor centre and nature reserve operation.
Our shop and Nature Centre operations are a crucial part of what we do here, encouraging visitors to explore the reserve, and giving them a great visitor experience.
You will be able to communicate well with our visitors and offer excellent levels of customer care. Duties will include working on our meet and greet operation, helping with the shop, undertaking stock takes, welcoming visitors to the reserve, giving out information, and encouraging visitors to support our work.
You will also support our Retail Manager, helping to serve customers, and undertaking other duties typical of a shop operation.
Essential skills, knowledge and experience:
Desirable skills, knowledge and experience:
The RSPB reserves the right to extend or make this role permanent without further advertising dependent on business needs at the end of the contract term.
Closing Date: 23:59, Sunday 5th February 2023
We are looking to conduct interviews for this position from the 14th of February.
If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our website to complete your application for this position.
The RSPB is an equal opportunities employer.
This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
No agencies please.