Please note, the Funicular Railway will be closed for essential maintenance (with the Top Station facilities unavailable for walkers) until the 4th July 2018. During this period, the Day Lodge, Storehouse & Outfitters will still be open and we will be offering a selection of alternative guided walks on the lower slopes.

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Established in 1961 and offering over 30km of ski runs, Cairngorm Mountain ski resort, is the UK’s largest and busiest skiing destination. 2013 saw over 120,000 skiing and snowboarding visitors. The Mountain features the only Funicular railway in Scotland and is the main transport link to the top of the Mountain with circa 80,000 visitors making the ascent predominantly in the summer season. Boasting the UK’s highest restaurant, sitting at 1,097m above sea level, the Ptarmigan building boasts impressive views of Britain’s highest mountain plateau. 84% of visitors to the Resort use the catering facilities and consequently investment in the food and beverage facilities forms a significant part of Natural Retreats immediate development plans.

We are looking for individuals with drive, energy and commitment to help deliver the Natural Retreats vision, and bring our core values of Amazing Service, Amazing Culture and Amazing Product alive. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the team in this amazing location. Pay rates dependent on experience.

If you love going above and beyond to deliver amazing service and you are passionate and enthusiastic about what Natural Retreats has to offer, please forward your CV and covering letter to


Catering Assistant (July 2018 onwards)
Guest Services Team (July 2018 onwards)

Car Parking Attendants
We are now recruiting for part-time summer seasonal staff to assist in our car parks.
You will be working outside for most of the summer, assisting our visitors and managing the car parking system. If you love going above and beyond to deliver amazing service and you are passionate and enthusiastic about what CairnGorm has to offer please complete the online application form.

Retail Assistants
We are currently recruiting for Retail Assistants 
within our small dedicated team working in our two Retail areas – both full and part time positions are available. To apply, please forward your CV and covering letter to John Swinden or apply online


  • Seasonal worker contracts are all based on zero hours, this means that we don’t guarantee your hours of work, in the winter we are dependent on the snow cover! Good snow normally means lots of visitors which equals lots of hours, however nothing is guaranteed. We will talk you through the contracts.
  • The Summer Season usually runs from May to October. After this we then prepare for the winter season, the start date is dependent on snow conditions, in recent years the season has run from early December to mid- April.
  • We recruit for the team and you may work in more than one department, however please specify your preferred choice and demonstrate in your application the skills that you hold for that choice.
  • If you’re passing or in the area call in for a chat and pick up an application form
  • CairnGorm Mountain does not offer any staff accommodation, there are lots available in Aviemore and surrounding areas, we can provide more details, it’s always best to start looking early.


Job Application Form

We are keen to find out about the work experience and interests of all our applicants. This would also be a good opportunity for candidates to tell us a little about the kind of job they would like whether it be full-time/part time, seasonal/permanent or Winter/Summer.

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Funicular Railway

Take a spectacular journey on the UK’s highest funicular railway for views at over 3500 feet.

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Guided Walks

Discover the flora and fauna of CairnGorm Mountain with our experienced Rangers, on one of our selected guided walks.

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