• Leo Kerr from Kerr Carpentry at work in Orkney


Orkney regularly has a wide range of job opportunities on offer, across a variety of sectors.

Vacancies are advertised at The Orcadian online, while the Orkney Employment Consultancy also offers the chance to search for local jobs and to upload your CV for potential recruiters.

You can search for other local positions with My Job Scotland, which carries all Orkney Islands Council vacancies, and with NHS Orkney for health-related posts. You could also take a look at the Jobsearch site.

Our Business Directory is a good place to find out more about the types of companies and organisations operating in Orkney.

Check out our featured posts below, which are updated regularly.

Scottish Sea Farms - Marine husbandry staff

Scottish Sea Farms is currently recruiting for marine husbandry staff for its new £3.3m marine salmon farm off Lober Rock in Scapa Flow. Positions available include roles for senior husbandry, experienced husbandry and trainee husbandry staff. Each role comes with a competitive salary reflective of experience, crop bonus, discretionary company bonus, pension support, life cover, occupational health programme, as well as the offer of subsidised gym membership and a cycle to work scheme.

To apply, visit the Scottish Sea Farms website. Applicants can email recruitment@scottishseafarms.com for more information. The closing date for all three roles is Friday 5 April 2019.

NHS Orkney - various posts

NHS Orkney currently has a number of vacancies available ahead of its move into the new Balfour Hospital later this year. Posts open at the moment include Bank Auxiliary Nurse and Registered Nurse roles, Lead General Practice Pharmacist (Highly Specialised), Consultant Anaesthetist, Consultant Physician and Consultant Surgeon.

Find out more about all these roles and how to apply via the NHS Orkney recruitment website.

John Rae Society - Project Officer

The John Rae Society is looking to appoint a Project Manager to take forward the next stage of the restoration of the Hall of Clestrain. This part-time post will run until September 2020 initially.

The successful applicant will liaise with the team preparing the feasibility study, and will look and apply for further funding to help develop plans to renovate the Hall and also to convert the area into an events and educational centre in Orkney.

Email: info@johnraesociety.com to find out more. The closing date for applications is 15th March 2019.

Kyloe Partners

Kirkwall-based international software company Kyloe Partners is always on the lookout for suitably qualified people to join the growing business.

Find out more about the company from our blog and video, and apply via the official website.

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