Careers at Discover Scotland Tours

We are looking to recruit full and part-time Driver-Guides to conduct our tours from both Glasgow and Edinburgh.

About Us

We are a family-owned business and have been operating 1–6-day tours throughout Scotland and the Highlands and Islands since 2008.

Our tours take in the very best of what Scotland has to offer, but it’s our driver-guides who enhance our visitors experience by providing a fun and informative insight into Scotland’s rich history, ancient culture, and breath-taking natural landscapes

Becoming a driver-guide for Discover Scotland Tours is about much more than being able to drive our modern fleet of Mercedes 16 seat mini coaches. You will lead, guide, and drive small groups of visitors around Scotland, helping to create lifelong memories for people that come to visit from all over the world.

To become a Driver-Guide you must have the following:

  • You must hold a category D or D1 PCV licence and Driver Qualification Card.
  • Experience of driving PCV vehicles.
  • Be outgoing, confident and have a passion for Scotland with a welcoming personality.
  • Be able to demonstrate exceptional customer service.
  • The ability to communicate your knowledge and entertain people from all over the world.
  • To work well individually and as part of a team.
  • Flexibility and Adaptability.

Salary & Benefits 

  • £26k – 30k per annum
  • 5.6 weeks holiday entitlement
  • Advance Rota
  • Flexible working pattern with a variety of tours. We believe in the importance of having a work/life balance, and to this end we provide working patterns to suit your individual lifestyle.
  • Company Pension
  • Private Health Care is offered to employees on completion of 2 years’ service, subject to acceptance by our private healthcare providers.
  • Sage Employee Benefit Scheme where you’ll receive discounts on everything from restaurant meals to cinema tickets, travel, and family days out.
  • Profit Sharing Scheme
  • On Site Parking
  • Driver-Guide Uniform
  • Friends and Family Discounted Tours

Our Recruitment Process

  • To apply, please email a covering letter attaching your CV to careers@discoverscotlandtours.com
  • Your application will be reviewed, and we’ll contact you to arrange an initial telephone interview.
  • You will be invited to shadow one of our experienced Driver-Guides where you’ll gain an insight into what the job is all about.
  • One to one interview
  • Successful candidates will receive an offer of employment and training is provided by our own driver-guides, the best bar none. They will assist you, enabling you to guide tours within a matter of weeks.

Private & Exclusive tours for families & friends

In the current climate of social distancing and bubbles, now more than ever may be the time to consider a private tour of Scotland for your family and friends.

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