Looking for a new start? Looking for a new start?

Looking for a new start?

Are you planning to make a change? Here in Orkney there are a wide range of job opportunities that could be just right for you.


Do you fancy a new role as a Project Development Officer, helping to protect Orkney's unique environment?

Or how about becoming a Marketing Officer for an emerging software company with contracts across the UK and US? Maybe you'd be interested in taking on an exciting post as Assistant Manager at one of Kirkwall's busiest hotels?

All these jobs have been advertised in Orkney in the last week, highlighting the diversity of the employment options in the islands. Orkney is a dynamic place with strong and prosperous industries, including agriculture, aquaculture, food and drink, renewable energy and many more.

There are regularly positions available in Orkney's emerging renewable energy sector


There are a variety of public sector posts available too - roles with Orkney Islands Council currently on offer include a Management Accountant, Drivers and a Cafeteria Assistant, as well as a number of relief contracts for anyone looking for a smaller number of hours.

NHS Orkney has vacancies for Bank Nurses, a Registered Nurse and Healthcare Support Workers too.

If you're considering a move to Orkney, not only would you get the chance to tackle a new career, you'd get to do it in one of the most beautiful parts of the country, with quiet beaches, a dramatic coastline and stunning islands to explore.

View our 'Living and Working in Orkney' film below to find out more about life in the islands.

Take a look at our dedicated jobs page to discover more about local vacancies and where to find them.