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Fairy Pools Facility Operative (Seasonal – 1st April 2020 to 30 October 2020)

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RESPONSIBLE TO:             Fairy Pools Facility Supervisor      

LIASON WITH:                 Trustees, Access Projects Manager, MCHA Trustees, OATS Staff, The Public, Affiliate Membership etc

SALARY:                              £17,907 pa (pro rata)

LOCATION:                         Fairy Pools Car Park Facility – Skye

THE POST:             

This is a key post with scope and will provide day to day running of the Fairy Pools Car Park Facility at Glen Brittle.  The current phase of facility construction is close to completion and whilst duties initially will focus on payment collection, interacting positively with visitors, and keeping the site tidy, once the facility is up and running with automated collection onsite the duties will be much more about ensuring the smooth running of the facility, keeping the car park, toilets and building clean and tidy, and providing visitor information.


  • Compliance with Statutory Framework including for Health, Safety and Environment
  • Meet and greet customers, and be able to make recommendations on how to enjoy the site, and provide information on other local visitor attractions
  • Ensure the running of the car park is smooth and efficient, that the entrance and exits are clear, and ensure the facility is clean and tidy
  • Ensure all car parking spaces are being used effectively
  • Ensure the toilets are cleaned regularly and well stocked with supplies
  • Liaise with Skye Mountain Rescue Team and the Police on emergency/rescue procedures

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication skills and a customer focus
  • Self-organiser, proactive and a problem solver
  • Ability to assess risk and operate the health and safety plan
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Ability to work weekends and be flexible with shift working

HOURS OF WORK:          

36.25 hours per week mostly between 0800 – 1900 excluding breaks. There will need to be some flexibility with shift rotas and weekend work


This post includes 21 days per year annual leave, and this includes all public holidays.


A contributory pension is available via the North East Scotland pension scheme.

Please Return Applications to

Outdoors Access Trust for Scotland
Lower Floor
1 Atholl Crescent

By no later than midday on 16th Feb` 2020