Careers with Edinburgh Leisure

If you want a career that makes a difference, you're in the right place! 

With over a thousand staff, we're one of Edinburgh's largest local employers, and we're all determined to move our city.

Scroll down to find out more about us, our staff, our benefits, and our career opportunities.


We organise Recruitment Open Days throughout the year - offering guaranteed on the day interviews for applicants to certain roles. 

Click the button below for more details on our next Open Day.


Are you a qualified coach? Ready for a new, exciting and rewarding role? Book your interview slot today for our open day at Meadowbank Sports Centre on Tuesday, 11th June from 10:00 to 18:30. 

We have multiple roles available at many of our venues across the city including

Spaces are limited so pre-register your slot today! 

       Pre-Register Today! 



We welcome thousands of people a day into our venues with warmth and enthusiasm, and we extend that same welcome to our staff. 

Your new team is looking forward to meeting you!



We care about our people just as much as we care about keeping Edinburgh healthy and active! 

Whatever your goals, we strive to support you and give you the tools to succeed. We believe in personal and professional development for everyone.



We're passionate about sport, exercise and the positive power of movement. 

You’ll soon see that we start every day with a smile, as we know we’re making our city a healthier and more active place.



We’re proud that our work changes lives.

From coach to cleaner, gym instructor to groundsman, marketing officer to maintenance technician - we all make our city move.





You could be out on the front lines, making Edinburgh a healthier and more active place. 

Our venues spread all over the city, so no matter where you are, your new workplace could be just down the road.

Your first employer doesn't have to be a retailer or a restaurant. 

Our entry-level roles are the perfect alternative to national chains for balancing with school or studies while doing something that benefits your local community.

  • Leisure Attendants, Sports Attendants & Lifeguards
  • Welcome Hosts
  • Catering Assistants
  • Soft Play Assistants
  • Cleaners


Our coaches get a kick out of helping people of all ages to learn new skills, grow their confidence, and get active.

From athletics to swimming and everything in between, we're the largest provider of sports coaching in the city. 

That means we're always looking for enthusiastic people to spread the joy of movement across Edinburgh.

For more information on becoming an Edinburgh Leisure coach, click here.

The behind-the-scenes heroes that work hard to keep our venues running smoothly; we employ over a hundred people in our Meadowbank, Craiglockhart and Leith offices in a mixture of on-site and hybrid roles.

  • Customer Services
  • Finance
  • IT
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Funding
  • Learning & Development
  • HR
  • Bookings & Events
  • Facilities Management
  • Sports Development