Army Reserve Royal Engineers on Orkney

Royal Engineers

Royal Engineers Logo

LocationArmy Reserve Centre Weyland Park, Kirkwall KW15 1LP

Apply Now

                                                 Challenging Part Time Employment Opportunity!

The Army Reserves here on Orkney, 71 Regiment Royal Engineers

  • Are you looking for a challenging, exciting and rewarding experience? We will give you the employment opportunity to do something different for about 35 days (potentially more) paid days spread throughout the year plus your travel/ferry costs and an annual tax free bonus of £1,749.00 (min 27 Days per year required for bonus). 
  • Current joining bonus of £2,300.00 upon completion of paid initial training.
  • You choose when you want to work, and which courses to complete to suit your personal circumstances. Your minimum commitment will be 1 day a year, your maximum commitment is your own choice and you can always take a break whenever you like.
  • Learn new skills such as team building, decision making, leadership and management
  • Gain promotion.
  • Ideal opportunity for students for full time holiday employment.
  • Get PAID to go skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, kayaking or hill walking in the UK and overseas.
  • Get PAID to obtain your driving licence (car, HGV and plant) and gain qualifications in engineering/construction trade skills that could be used in your civilian career.
  • Equal pay to the regular army plus holiday pay and pension.
  • Age 18 to 50, both male and female are eligible to apply.
  • Training takes place in Weyland Park, Kirkwall on Tuesday nights and at weekends, as well as throughout the UK.
  • Not for you? Free to leave without notice at any time.
  • We have current employment opportunities available for: Officers, Combat Engineers, Signallers, Plant Operators Medics, Chefs, Clerks, Logisticians and Drivers.
  • No previous experience required; all training will be provided.

                                              Apply at
                                              Telephone 01856 872622 Email 

                                       or visit us in Weyland Park, Kirkwall KW15 1LP for an informative chat.



Closing date for applications is Sunday, 31 May 2020.

Contact Details

Contact Email
Contact Phone

Apply Now

Win a Three-Night Holiday to Orkney!

This unforgettable three-night experience for two adults will take you to the spectacular Orkney Islands where you’ll explore the fascinating Heart of Neolithic Orkney, experience breathtaking natural landscapes, admire traditional craftsmanship and learn about the world-famous whisky.