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Watching dolphins from the WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre © WDC/Charlie Phillips

Scottish Dolphin Centre Assistant

Scottish Dolphin Centre Assistant – 4 months

WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre, Spey Bay

5 days a week, regular weekend work required. 30 hours per week, working either 9:30-4:30pm or 8am – 4pm.

Salary: £17,290 pro rata

Are you passionate about the environment? Or an excellent communicator keen to inspire all ages? Or looking to gain valuable experience in conservation?

At Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) our vision is for a world where every whale and dolphin is safe and free. We are looking for a dedicated summer Assistant to join our team at the Scottish Dolphin Centre, in Northern Scotland.

The Visitor Centre is based in a beautiful location at the mouth of the River Spey. The largest bottlenose dolphins in the world can be seen feeding regularly along with ospreys, seals and a huge variety of other wildlife.

You will provide excellent customer service and a warm welcome to visitors in the centre. You will deliver interpretation about the bottlenose dolphins, seals and other wildlife of the Moray Firth, lead tours, and undertake land-based dolphin watches at the Centre. Training for these activities will be provided.  This is a seasonal role running from June to September, working 5 in 7 days and you will be expected to work weekends.

You will be supported by volunteers and the WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre team. Experience in interpretation and wildlife tourism would be advantageous but not essential as training will be given. 

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Closing date: 5th April 2022 10am

Interviews:  week beginning 18th April

Starting date: 31st May 2022

Finish Date: 30th September 2022

Please send completed forms to [email protected] writing SDC A 22 in the subject line.

How to apply

Please read the attached further information about this role and complete the application forms.

SDC assistant application information
SDC assistant job description
SDC assistant person specification
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form

CVs will not be accepted and no agencies, applications will not be accepted after the deadline.