Hours: Full or Part Time Roles Available
Duration: Permanent
Pay: £9.90 per hour

The Royal Yacht Britannia is an award-winning, five-star visitor attraction and exclusive evening events venue in Edinburgh, which employs more than 180 staff. This former floating palace of Her Majesty The Queen, usually attracts circa 350,000 visitors a year from around the world, and would normally host circa 100 exclusive evening events per annum.

Led by Chief Executive, Bob Downie, Britannia provides an exceptional experience for visitors. This dedication to excellence has led to the Royal Yacht being rated as Best UK Attraction (Which? Magazine) and Scotland’s Best Visitor Attraction for 13 years running. Britannia is also TripAdvisor’s Travellers' Choice Best of the Best award winner, and the top 1% in the world in its category.

Our Visitor Experience department is dedicated to ensuring that visitors receive the highest level of customer experience possible and we are looking for a Housekeeper to join the team.

Reporting directly to the Housekeeping Team Leader, key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring that the Britannia tour route and Visitor Centre are cleaned to a high standard and maintained throughout your shift.
  • Safe use and storage of all equipment and chemicals required to maintain the cleanliness of the tour route and Visitor Centre.
  • Assisting with any other duties, as required by the Housekeeping Team Leaders and Visitor Experience Managers.

Core hours: Working 8 hour shifts between 7am and 7pm, including weekends, with any additional holiday/shift cover, as required, to suit the needs of the business. 

The ideal candidate will be committed to delivering high standards in Housekeeping, have a friendly, can-do attitude and a desire to help and assist staff and visitors alike.

Company benefits include:

  • 10% employer pension contribution (no employee contribution).
  • 6.6 weeks/33 days pro-rata, annual holiday entitlement.
  • Up to one week/5 days pro-rata, long service holiday entitlement.
  • Hybrid working opportunities.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Performance and loyalty payment scheme.
  • Complimentary tickets and staff discount (Britannia and Fingal Hotel).
  • Free car parking for staff.

If you feel you have the personality, skills and experience we are looking for, then we would love to hear from you.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV outlining why you feel you would be suitable for the role of Housekeeper to: or postal applications to:

Sarah Thomson
Visitor Experience Manager
The Royal Yacht Britannia
Ocean Drive

Closing date: 13 May 2022

No agencies please.