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Art Gallery & Cowdray Hall, Aberdeen, AB10 1FQ
£24,223 - £26,801 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link  and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location: Museums and Galleries
Duration: Permanent, Full Time (Tuesday - Saturday)

Job Purpose:

The purpose of the post is to assist in the running of the Museums and Galleries retail operations on a daily basis and to contribute to the effective development of the business to maximise income and profitability. 



The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
Educated to higher grade level or equivalent.


The post holder needs to demonstrate skills and experience in:

Experience of retail administration, EPOS and Purchase Order systems or similar

Experience of stock control processes

Practical experience in dealing with the public in the customer service or retail sector

Confident and competent in the use of till systems and extremely accurate in cash handling

Experience of effective communication with a wide range of people both orally and in written form.

Organisational and decision making skills with an aptitude for negotiating commercial best value

Ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative

The Individual

Please see the Job Profile for full details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

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