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Trainee Activity Instructor Aviemore

We have a new position we are hoping to fill for the 2022 season.  This would be an ideal position for anyone looking to get into the outdoor activity industry and learn on the job.

Salary – £19,000 pro rate + training allowance.

If you are interested, please send a CV and covering letter to our Aviemore Manager, Chris Ellies ( chris@iye.scot )

More information available by downloading the following attachment pdf document

TreeZone Instructor, Rothiemurchus, Aviemore


Fixed Term seasonal contract from June until end October 2022. We guarantee you a minimum 16 hours per week, but this will usually be nearer 40 hours a week.


Competitive age-banded pay structure. £9.50 p/hour for first time staff and £9.90 p/hour for returning staff.

Person Specification:

  • Cheerful, outgoing personality
  • Enthusiastic about what we do
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Caring and supportive by nature
  • Calm – not easily angered or stressed
  • Flexible and willing attitude
  • Good problem solver and communicator key


How to apply for a position:

A CV with accompanying covering letter (outlining why you would be a great addition to the TreeZone team) should be e-mailed to: chris@iye.scot

Closing date: 1st May 2022

Download a copy of our TreeZone Instructor Pack 2022

Bike Mechanic – Aviemore

In Your Element are looking for a bike mechanic to fill a vacancy at our Aviemore Bike Hire Hub, Rothiemurchus.

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Velotech Silver or equivalent.
  • Passion for mountain biking, bikes and the great outdoors!
  • A friendly, positive and respectful approach to teamwork and customer service.
  • Pro-active attitude to work and problem solving, whether individually or as a team.
  • Good understanding of excellent customer service.
  • Methodical and accurate approach.
  • Reliability and dependability.
  • Computer confident and willing to learn.

Salary: £21-24k pro rata for a 5 day (42.5hr) working week.

If you are interested in this role please either direct enquiries or forward your CV and a covering email to chris@iye.scot.

Download a copy of the job information pack here pdf document

Multi-Activity Instructor positions across Scotland for the 2022 season.

Areas include:

Balloch, Loch Lomond,
Callander, The Trossachs
Killin, Loch Tay
Inverness/Loch Ness
Fort William

Instructor pay scales:

Instructor: £20-£23k pro rata
Lead Instructor: £23-24k pro rata
Senior Instructor*: £24-£26k pro rata


A range of qualifications are required for multi-activity instructor posts. Open canoeing and gorge walking
are our two most popular activities so proven experience in these areas are most desirable.
We can be very flexible on the duration of summer contracts to suit your personal circumstances and would
consider everything from two months (July & August) to seven months.


How to apply for a position:

To apply, please e-mail your CV & covering letter to mike@iye.scot specifying which locations you
would be prepared to work at. If you would like an informal chat about any of these opportunities then
please feel free to call Mike on 07793 844 211.


Freelance Instructors

We are also always looking for freelance instructors to complement our team of core instructors on larger events.  We now have bases in Inverness, Aviemore, Loch Lomond and Loch Tay, covering bookings across Scotland.

We are particularly interested in instructors with experience and qualifications in the following:

  • Archery
  • Open Canoeing
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Experience in white-water activities, e.g. gorge walking, canyoning
  • Mountain bike TCL and MBL

If you are interested in working with us, please send your CV to mike@iye.scot

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