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Job Type: Guide

Salary: £12/hour

Camera Obscura and World of Illusions is a VisitScotland 5-Star rated visitor attraction consisting of Camera Obscura presentations, Rooftop Terrace, exhibitions, reception area and shop.

Role Details

We are currently recruiting Guides for our busy summer season. 

The job of a Guide at Camera Obscura is an interesting and varied one. You will be working in the exhibition spaces to ensure our visitors are getting the most out of their visit.

In addition to selling tickets to the public at reception, you will be required to promote the attraction to passers-by in the street. You will need a sound knowledge of the local area to answer queries from visitors.

In return, you get a wide range of benefits, such as free entry into our attraction for friends and family, free breakfast, tea and coffee, a very generous amount of breaks. We know that work-life balance is important. We always try and be as flexible with shifts as possible.

Please ensure your personal email is present on your CV.

  • Contract length: 3 months with possibility for extension
  • Job Types: Full-time
  • Salary: £12 per hour


How to Apply

To apply for the position, please send your CV and cover letter to

When applying, please add your availability into the Cover Letter, please let us know how many days a week you're wishing to work, what days of the week you can work and if you have any holidays planned.

The initial contract offered will be a temporary seasonal contract. Subject to passing the probation period and staffing, we may look at offering a permanent contract

Please ensure your personal email is present on your CV.


Our recruitment process:

Resume Review - we check over your resume to see whether you have the skills and experience required to be an excellent Guide.

Pre-screen - One of our senior Guides gives you a short phone call. To discuss availability and get to know you better (and you us).

Interview - We invite you to an interview, interviews usually take up to one hour. 

Job offer - If you are successful after the interview you join the fantastic team at Camera Obscura.

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