Careers at Gretna Green

Jobs and Employment Opportunites in Gretna Green and Gretna with Gretna Green Since 1754

With a continuous programme of investment in facilities and staff, to create a world-class 5-star visitor attraction in Gretna Green, our local family business - Gretna Green Ltd - are seeking a team of well-motivated people to deliver excellent service; across both retail and catering operations, at one of Scotland's most popular visitor attractions. Including our 5-star, award-winning, Visit Scotland Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop, as well as at our 4-star hotel Smiths at Gretna Green, our 3-Star hotel Greens at Gretna and our newest ventures the Old Toll Bar and Gretna Hall Historic Marriage House and Hotel.

Updated: 11th December 2018

We are currently looking for:

  • 2 x Maintenance Technicians
  • F&B Assistant
  • F&B Supervisor (Smiths)

Please find details of most of these positions below and for further information on any of the roles or to apply, please contact Marie Glencross - marie.glencross@gretnagreen.com


Gretna Green Since 1754

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS

Gretna Green Ltd - Gretna DG16 5EA 

Job Summary

Gretna Green Limited is seeking to recruit 2 Maintenance Technicians to assist the Maintenance Manager in the upkeep of the properties and grounds of Gretna Green Ltd, ensuring that the highest standards are delivered at this major tourist attraction in the South-West of Scotland.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Working closely with the Maintenance Manager to plan and undertake the required maintenance and improvement works on all property both internally and externally
  • Carrying out the agreed planned preventative maintenance schedule on all plant and equipment ensuring they are kept in good working order
  • General daily maintenance tasks associated with 5-Star Visitor Attraction and Hotel Operations
  • Daily control of site refuse including public general waste bins and unit sorting areas
  • Liaising closely with external contractors and supply ordering
  • Undertake specific trade skills such as plumbing, joinery, electrics, horticulture, machine or catering plant
  • A sound knowledge of Health and Safety legislation including manual handling, working at heights and adopting safe working practices to protect yourself, colleagues and customers
  • Ensuring the safe and appropriate use of any chemicals including pesticides and herbicides and in accordance with regulations such as COSHH and maintaining up to date records as required
  • An understanding of planned preventative maintenance
  • Lone and Team working.
  • Maintaining and improving the function and aesthetics of an internationally significant tourist destination.

Driving licence is essential

Equipment used:

Massey Ferguson Tractor – diesel, Iski ride-on Lawn Mower – diesel, Lawn Mower (manual) – petrol, Strimmers – petrol, Hedge Trimmer – petrol, Pressure washer – electric, Road Sweeper – diesel, Waste Compactor, Various hand tools

Rate of Pay: National Minimum rates of apply, rising to $12.80 per hour depending on skills and experience

If you love what you have read, please send your CV and covering letter to:

darren.lloyd@gretnagreen.com or alternatively post to:
Marie Glencross, Gretna Green Ltd, Gretna Green, DG16 5EA


Gretna Green Since 1754

F&B ASSISTANTS

Gretna Green Ltd - Gretna DG16 5EA 

We are now seeking to recruit energetic and enthusiastic Food and Beverage Assistants to join our diverse and flexible team in providing an efficient and friendly front of house service to customers in the restaurant and bar areas, promoting Gretna Green Ltd's core values and ensuring the delivery of a high-quality service.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To greet customers on arrival and ensure they are seated comfortably and made welcome
  • To take customer orders and have a sound knowledge of the menu choices and Specials of the Day and be able to answer customer queries. Also to have sound knowledge of allergens and range of dietary requirements
  • To deliver orders to the customer and ensure customer satisfaction through engaging with the customer following delivery of meal
  • To set up tables and function rooms in a timely and efficient manner
  • To clear and clean tables according to Gretna Green Ltd's guidelines
  • To receive payment from customers using the Till and Streamline for debit and credit cards

Requirements

  • Outstanding customer care skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Smart, lively and confident
  • Work well individually as well as in a team
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Adaptable
  • Exceptionally well groomed and presented
  • Professional and welcoming personality
  • Available to work weekends, evenings and bank holidays

Hours: We have both part-time and full-time hours available to be worked flexibly 5 days out of 7

Rate of Pay: National minimum rates of pay apply

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

If you love what you have read, please send your CV and covering letter to:

emma.maxwell@gretnagreen.com or alternatively post to:
Marie Glencross, Gretna Green Ltd, Gretna Green, DG16 5EA


Gretna Green Since 1754

F&B SUPERVISOR

Gretna Green Ltd - Gretna DG16 5EA

We are now seeking a passionate and energetic Food & Beverage Supervisor, with proven experience of running shifts within a guest focused environment.

Job summary

To oversee the daily operational duties and performance of the F&B Assistants, ensuring that both internal and external customers receive an excellent quality dining service. Assisting the F & B Manager in ensuring the overall profitability of all food and beverage departments by ensuring effective utilisation of resources so that targets are met. To ensure that the company’s F & B standards are adhered to and that statutory requirements are met.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Ensuring that food and beverage areas set up for the day’s business
  • Ensuring that staff are briefed and directed accordingly
  • Helping to run events on the day
  • Helping to train the staff to quality hotel standards
  • Working closely with the F&B Manager and also the sales team to ensure that the finer details for successful service are in place
  • Ensuring that Food and Beverage rooms are cleared at the end of each event

Key Skills and Experience

  • Will preferably have experience as an F&B Supervisor within a guest focused environment
  • Will be passionate about F&B and will enjoy the buzz of running shifts
  • Will have an excellent eye for detail

Hours: 40 per week

Rate of pay: from $21,797.70 depending on experience

If you love what you have read, please send your CV and covering letter to:

emma.maxwell@gretnagreen.com or alternatively post to:
Marie Glencross, Gretna Green Ltd, Gretna Green, DG16 5EA

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