East Lothian Works logo and a picture of a female staff member, in a busy office talking on the phone and smiling.

Job vacancies - 19 April 2024

Every week we compile a list of publically-advertised jobs available in East Lothian - to help jobseekers find local positions. We are not involved in the hiring process and are not responsible for the role or the recruiting company.

As the largest employer in the county, East Lothian Council has positions available at all levels and with part time, term time only and flexible roles find out more and browse jobs.

Find out more about East Lothian Works and our services

Apprentice Joiner, East Lothian

  • Company: East Lothian Council
  • Salary: £18,709.92 per year 
  • Hours: Full-time

Applicants should be aware that they are only permitted to submit ONE application for ONE of the trade apprenticeships currently being advertised by East Lothian Council.

This vacancy is restricted to applicants who currently live within the boundary of East Lothian and are aged 16 or over on or after 19 August 2024.

Applicants should have achieved, or be expected to achieve, National 4 or above in English, Maths and one other subject.   Standard Grades in subjects above will also be accepted at credit/general level 1-4, or A-C.

Applicants must provide certified proof of the qualifications noted above at Stage 2 of the process.  Please note National 4 qualifications/predicted National 5 qualifications will be accepted but only if verified in writing by your school.   

Applicants who meet the essential criteria will be required to pass an aptitude/written assessment.  Following this, top scoring candidates will be invited to attend a face to face interview.    

Find out more and apply

Apprentice Electrician, East Lothian

  • Company: East Lothian Council
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £18,709.92 per year

Applicants should be aware that they are only permitted to submit  ONE application for ONE of the trade apprenticeships currently being advertised by East Lothian Council.

This vacancy is restricted to applicants who currently live within the boundary of East Lothian and who are aged between 16 and 19 years of age as of 19 August 2024.

Applicants should have achieved, or be expected to achieve, National 4 or above in English, Maths and one other subject.   Standard Grades in subjects above will also be accepted at credit/general level 1-4, or A-C.

Applicants must provide certified proof of the qualifications noted above at Stage 2 of the process.  Please note National 4 qualifications/predicted National 5 qualifications will be accepted but only if verified in writing by your school.   

Applicants who meet the essential criteria will be required to pass an aptitude/written assessment.  Following this, top scoring candidates will then require to pass the SECTT pre-entry assessment prior to face to face interview.  If you have sat and passed SECTT test, or have made arrangements to sit this test, please detail this on your application form.

Find out more and apply

Apprentice Roofer, East Lothian

  • Company: East Lothian Council
  • Hours: Full-time 
  • Salary: £18,709.92 per year

Applicants should be aware that they are only permitted to submit ONE application for ONE of the trade apprenticeships currently being advertised by East Lothian Council.

This vacancy is restricted to applicants who currently live within the boundary of East Lothian and are aged  16 or over on or after 19 August 2024.

Applicants should have achieved, or be expected to achieve, National 4 or above in English, Maths and one other subject.   Standard Grades in subjects above will also be accepted at credit/general level 1-4, or A-C.

Applicants must provide certified proof of the qualifications noted above at Stage 2 of the process.  Please note National 4 qualifications/predicted National 5 qualifications will be accepted but only if verified in writing by your school.   

Applicants who meet the essential criteria will be required to pass an aptitude/written assessment.  Following this, top scoring candidates will be invited to attend a face to face interview.    

Find out more and apply

Apprentice Painter, East Lothian

  • Company: East Lothian Council
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £18,709.92 per year

Applicants should be aware that they are only permitted to submit ONE application for ONE of the trade apprenticeships currently being advertised by East Lothian Council.

This vacancy is restricted to applicants who currently live within the boundary of East Lothian and are aged 16 or over on or after 19 August 2024.

Applicants should have achieved, or be expected to achieve, National 4 or above in English, Maths and one other subject.   Standard Grades in subjects above will also be accepted at credit/general level 1-4, or A-C.

Applicants must provide certified proof of the qualifications noted above at Stage 2 of the process.  Please note National 4 qualifications/predicted National 5 qualifications will be accepted but only if verified in writing by your school.   

Applicants who meet the essential criteria will be required to pass an aptitude/written assessment.  Following this, top scoring candidates will be invited to attend a face to face interview.    

Find out more and apply

Workshop Assistant, North Berwick

  • Company: The Crafty Kit Company Ltd
  • Hours: Part-time
  • Salary: £11.44 per hour

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of a vibrant, growing business with a passion for crafting? The Crafty Kit Company is on the lookout for a dedicated and dynamic Workshop Assistant to join our friendly team, working in the Dispatch Department.

Find out more and apply

Part-time\Full-time Floor Staff, North Berwick

  • Company: The Ship Inn
  • Hours: Part-time or Full-time
  • Salary: From £10.42 per hour

We are putting together a dynamic bar and floor team who pride themselves on delivering the very best in customer service. Our venue covers a variety of hospitality facilities including, bar, restaurant & events space.

Find out more and apply

Housekeeping Attendant, Aberlady

  • Company: Marram Colllection
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £12.00 per hour

We are seeking a dedicated Housekeeper to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience in hotel or commercial cleaning, possess excellent customer service skills, and be detail oriented.

Find out more and apply