Jobs in Annandale and Eskdale

You have got to love any place that reopens a distillery. In Annadale the distillery was brought back to life in 2014 after 90 years; it had been originally opened in 1830.

You have to wonder at how two relatively small river valleys manage to contain so many riches.

First of all there is the agricultural land; from Moffat which made its fortune in the wool trade, hence its famous ram statue, down to Locherbie and its massive dairy industry.

From their headlands right down to the Solway Firth, this is a globally important landscape; the rivers flow through countryside rich in wildlife that brings tourists all year round.

The Annadale Way is another big tourism draw, from Annadale Head in the hills north of Moffat to the mouth of the river in the Solway Firth. Then there is the Southern Upland Way and the Grey Mare’s Tail waterfall.

Moffat has been used to having tourists from right back from the 17th century when the healing properties of its sulphurous well were recognised.  This helped to lay down the foundations of tourism which the town and around enjoys to this day. That is before you consider Gretna and Gretna Green with their international reputation for things matrimonial.

And how does a village as small as Ecclefechan manage to get a tart and a whisky named after it – and inspire a song by Burns!

Then you get to Langholm where its first Freeman and Honorary Burgess was none other than Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the moon, the town being the cradle of Clan Armstrong. 

The history of Lochmaben makes Games of Thrones look understated – practically everyone from the Romans onwards has garrisoned the place or pitched up here for a battle. With such fertile land and history you can see why more and more people are drawn to living here, with a significant number willing to make a longer commute down to Carlisle or even the south-side of Glasgow to give their families such an incredible quality of life.

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Added by Farmfoods
Annan

Farmfoods Farmfoods is currently seeking a Retail Assistant to join us in Annan. The successful applicant will receive a competitive basic salary, working a Part Time pattern of 16 hours over 4 days. Farmfoods are a … Read more

Added by Scottish Natural Heritage
£30,837 per annum, Scotland

Scottish Natural Heritage The Communications Officer - Media is an exciting role within the Comms Team at Scottish Natural Heritage and has responsibility for delivering high profile communications for SNH – with a focus on media relations with traditional and digital media. … Read more

Added by Iceland
Scotland

Iceland Are you a Multi-Site / Superstore Manager looking for an exciting new challenge at Area Manager level, in a fast-paced and ever changing retail environment? At The Food Warehouse, our Area Managers have the accountability … Read more

Added by Dumfries & Galloway Council
£10,692.70 to £11,144.50 per annum, Band 03, Lockerbie

Dumfries & Galloway Council Advert Cook 2 (15/3588) Lockerbie Academy £10,692.68 - £11,144.48 You will be required to work 28.75 hours per week, 38 weeks per year Monday to Friday (to be discussed at interview) Cook 2 required to … Read more

Added by Dumfries & Galloway Council
£2,324.49 to £2,422.71 per annum, Band 03, Beattock

Dumfries & Galloway Council Advert Crossing Patrol (7/30102) Beattock Primary School £2,324.49 - £2,422.71 You will be required to work 6.25 hours per week, 38 weeks per year. Ypu will work 1 hour 15 minutes per day and the … Read more

Added by Dumfries & Galloway Council
£4,649 per annum, Living Wage, Moffat

Dumfries & Galloway Council Advert Cook 1 (Fixed Term) (15/3593) Moffat Academy £4,649 You will be required to work 12.5 Hours per week, 38 Weeks per year Monday – Friday Times to be discussed at interview Cook 1 required … Read more

Added by Dumfries & Galloway Council
£1,766.61 to £1,841.26 per annum, Band 03, Eaglesfield

Dumfries & Galloway Council Advert School Facilities Assistant (7/30230) Eaglesfield Primary School £1,766.61 - £1,841.26 You will work 4.75 hours per week, 38 weeks per year based at Eaglesfield Primary School. You will provide general facilities support to meet … Read more

Added by Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd
£27,670 to £30,188 per annum, Scotland

Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd Marine Harvest is one of the largest seafood companies in the world, and the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon. … Read more

Added by Sir Robert McAlpine
Moffat

Sir Robert McAlpine Candidates must demonstrate a solid understanding of both electrical and mechanical building specific systems, have excellent people skills, be task orientated and commercially minded. They will be a pivotal part of the site-based project team, … Read more

Added by Sir Robert McAlpine
Moffat

Sir Robert McAlpine Vacation employment takes place on a project during the summer vacation period only, usually for a minimum period of eight consecutive weeks. Students are given responsibility and an opportunity to experience a construction project with … Read more

Added by Sir Robert McAlpine
Moffat

Sir Robert McAlpine Industrial Training periods are for 6 - 12 months and are project-based. You will be given responsibility depending on your experience and ability. You will be registered onto our Professional Development Programme and will receive … Read more

Added by Sir Robert McAlpine
Moffat

Sir Robert McAlpine We are looking for those with the potential to become one of our senior construction professionals and contribute to our continued success and inspired achievement. Candidates who already have a strong academic base and who … Read more

Added by Sir Robert McAlpine
Moffat

Sir Robert McAlpine Applicants will be dynamic and ambitious with good all-round abilities, effective communication skills and the potential to quickly progress to positions of senior responsibility. Successful candidates will benefit from our extensive training programme and enrol … Read more