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Careers at the Trust

Across Scotland, we have thousands of people working to protect Scotland’s heritage: at historic houses and castles, in gardens and throughout the countryside, and in a variety of support roles.

Be part of us

Our people come from a wide variety of backgrounds, bringing a diverse range of skills and talents. So whether you’re passionate about your local garden or fascinated by Scotland’s history, we have a range of roles in different locations with time commitments to suit you. Our people include:

  • more than 500 year-round employees
  • more than 700 seasonal employees, often working in our fantastic places during the busy summer months

Take a look at our current opportunities to see what’s available right now.


Two stonemasons repairing a wall at Falkland Palace. They lean over a large slab, positioning it into place. Both wear gloves and white hard hats. A sort of plunger rests on the slab in the foreground.

Training & Internships

Looking for your first experience with the Trust?

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Find a job

Work with Scotland’s largest conservation charity.