Careers at Discover Scotland Tours

We require full and part time PCV Driver-Guides for both our Edinburgh and Glasgow depots.

Who are Discover Scotland Tours?

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.

Full and Part-Time positions are available at Glasgow and Edinburgh, and we are looking to recruit Driver-Guides to conduct our tours from both sites.

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

  • 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 of working with Discover Scotland Tours

  • Up to £26k 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

Our Recruitment Process

  • To apply, please email a covering letter attaching your CV to [email protected]
  • 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 to gain an insight into what the job is like.
  • 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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