Jobs Spotlight: Aberdeen

Think of career prospects in Aberdeen and the first thing that probably springs to mind is the oil industry.

And while that’s certainly the case, the Granite City also has a whole host of other job opportunities.

Here, we look at some of the jobs available in Aberdeen and the surrounding areas right now.


Head teacher

Aberdeen City Council are looking for a head teacher to lead the staff at Gilcomstoun School in Aberdeen. Applicants should have knowledge and experience of the range of curriculum, as well as previous experience of a school senior management role including staff and resources management. The salary on offer is £56,172. Find out more here


Cape – a provider of essential industrial services – are recruiting for a project workpack engineer. The successful applicant will be a key part of the BP fabric maintenance team, taking a lead role in all coatings work scopes and acting as the onshore focal point for work relating to ongoing maintenance and key projects. You should have experience of executing coatings work and the ability to read and fully understand technical drawings. Find out more here

Planning administrator

Lifting business Konecranes have a vacancy for a planning administrator to join their service branch in Aberdeen. Duties include planning and co-ordinating work for their service technicians, invoicing and answering the telephone. It’s a permanent, full-time contract with a salary of £19,000 plus benefits. Find out more here

Domestic installation and service supervisors

Gas Call Services are looking for experienced staff to work on Aberdeen City Council gas service and maintenance and installation contracts. They want people who are technically competent, qualified, and able to supervise and co-ordinate trades and workloads. Company vehicle and accommodation are provided. Find out more here


Based in Peterhead, the RNLI are looking for a coxswain to ensure the lifeboat and equipment work to the highest order, as well as training the crew. Applicants should be a qualified RYA Yacht Master with suitable maritime experience and ideally be adept at handling all weather lifeboats. The pay is £25,156 to £29,595 per year depending on experience. Find out more here
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