Fairy Pools Facility Supervisor

JOB TITLE: Fairy Pools Facility Supervisor
LIASON WITH: Trustees, Access Projects Manager, MCHA Trustees, OATS Staff, The Public, Affiliate Membership etc
SALARY: Tech G (£23,329 – £24,285)
LOCATION: Fairy Pools Car Park Facility – Skye
APPLICATION FORM: OATs Application Form.doc


This is a key post with scope to develop in future years and will focus on the supervision and 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, managing staff, keeping the car park, toilets and building clean and tidy, and providing visitor information.  The Facility Supervisor will be responsible for day to day running of the Facility, line management of full time and casual/seasonal staff, procuring and managing suppliers and services, statutory health, safety and environmental requirements of the site, liaison with stakeholders and the public, reporting to OATS line management.


  • Ensure compliance with Statutory Framework including for Health and Safety and Environment
  • Line Manage Facility Operative and Casual/Seasonal Staff
  • 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 clean and well stocked with supplies
  • Ensure cash collection is carried out effectively, before the second phase of construction is completed and automated payments are taken
  • Monitor and report on income and expenditure of the facility
  • Liaise with Minginish Community Hall Association in the running of the car park and other initiatives
  • Liaise with Skye Mountain Rescue Team and the Police on emergency/rescue procedures

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication skills and a customer focus
  • Ability to assess risk and experience/qualification in managing statutory health safety and environmental site requirements
  • Experience of supervision, support and guidance of staff and ensuring standards of work
  • Self-organiser, proactive and a problem solver
  • Ability to set up and manage supply lines and procurement of goods and services
  • First Aid qualification
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Ability to work weekends and be flexible with work timing seasonally
  • Ability to work with staff and stakeholders in planning further development opportunities for the facility



40 hours per week mostly between 0800 – 1800 including breaks. There will need to be some flexibility with shorter daylight hours during the winter, and longer hours during the summer months.


This post includes 36 days per year annual leave, and this includes all public holidays.


A contributory pension is available.

Please Return Applications to

Outdoors Access Trust for Scotland,
Lower Floor,
1 Atholl Crescent,


By no later than midday on 7th July 2019