Whether you're searching for a promotion, a new career, or an entry-level position with training opportunities, here's a quick guide to the largest employers in Perth, Scotland. We've done the groundwork here so you don't have to: you're welcome. Perth's economy is in Scotland's top 10, and there are plenty of shops and bars offering full and part time positions following a recent £3 million reinvestment and remodelling of the High Street and historic King Edward Street.
Jobs at Perth and Kinross Council
The biggest employer in Perth is the Perth and Kinross Council, and they have a massive range of roles for all sectors of the population, from classroom assistants to IT experts, librarians, social workers, gardeners, office staff, museum workers, electoral staff, solicitors, marketing managers and just about everything in between. Councils typically offer good working conditions and above average holiday entitlement, and you'll find satisfaction in public sector working, adding value and benefit to the local community.
Jobs at Scottish and Southern Energy
The largest private sector employer in the town is the energy giant Scottish and Southern. The company recently signed up to become the UK's largest Living Wage employer, meaning that all workers are guaranteed a minimum of £7.65 an hour. From engineering to graduate trainee vacancies, there are also frequently roles available in customer service, and the company equally employs drivers, technicians, gas installation workers and opportunities for young people with its apprenticeships.
Jobs at Perth College
Perth College UHI (part of the University of the Highlands and Islands) is Scotland's newest university, and a big employer in Perth. Proud to be positive about disabled people, you don't have to have a Ph.D to work here (but there are jobs if you do). The college hires academic, catering, clerical, accommodation and technical staff, as well as groundspeople, PAs, social media marketers, events management workers and medical, vocational and pastoral staff.
Jobs at Stagecoach
Stagecoach Group, the international transportation company, is also based in Perth. The travel company hires lots of practically-minded people: realise a childhood dream and become a bus driver. If that doesn't appeal, become a paintwork or body technician, a member of the administrative staff, a cleaner, or a mechanic.