Staff Vacancies

Employment Opportunities – Currently we have the following positions available:

Administrative Officer

You will be working as support to the National Piping Centre to allow successful running of tuition, events and courses, and to coordinate the flow of information between departments.


This position is permanent and full-time – 35 hours per week.
Annual leave entitlement is 21 days plus 9 statutory days.
Salary to be agreed, depending on experience.

To apply please send a current CV and covering letter to:

Alberto Laidlaw,
The National Piping Centre,
30-34 McPhater Street,
Glasgow, G4 0HW
Applications must be received by 25th March 2015. Late applications will not be considered.


Bagpiper Host Required for School Holidays and Tourist Season

12-18 hours per week | April – Oct 2015

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Bagpiper to join the front desk / shop team of The National Piping Centre.
We are seeking a talented people person who will fit into our team and play a major part in welcoming guests from all over the world during school holidays and tourist seasons.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with groups and speaking to members of the public.


If you feel you are the right candidate, please apply with an up to date copy of your CV.

Letters of application and CV to be sent to:

Gemma Cannon, General Manager
The National Piping Centre
30-34 McPhater Street
Glasgow G4 0HW

Or email

Food and Beverage Staff

The National Piping Centre is looking for talented new staff to join their food and beverage team.
We currently have vacancies for:

  1. Part time event staff (8-16 hours per week)
  2. Part time food and beverage and bar staff (8-16 hours per week)
  3. Full time waiting staff for restaurant and hotel (35+ hours per week)

Well known for great Scottish hospitality our food and beverage team provide wonderful service to hotel guests, weddings and events of all sizes.
Our food and beverage staff work in all departments and ensure that each and every guest is well looked after.
We are looking for energetic people with great personalities. You must be able to work a range of shifts from early till late and have your own transport or can travel in and out of the city with ease.
Awarded ‘Best Employer in Hospitality 2012’ the company looks after staff by providing excellent rates of pay, share of tips, closed on Sundays and over the festive period.
Please apply by sending CV and cover letter to


Do you have any special skills which you think could help us in our work in the centre, eg. librarians, recording engineers, archivists, IT, etc.? Perhaps you would like to provide assistance at events? If you would like to gain valuable experience volunteering at the National Piping Centre please get in touch.

The National Piping Centre
30-34 McPhater Street
G4 0HW

Tel: +44(0)141 353 0220
Fax: +44(0)141 353 1570