Yeoman Warders - REF No. HQ5991
Industry Sector: Security Cleared Jobs
Location: London, Greater London, England
Salary: circa £30000 per Annum
FRS Office: FRS Headquarters
Consultant: William Son
Detailed Job Description
Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) have a vacancy for a Yeoman Warder who would be available to take up post from June 2019. As part of the Yeoman Body, your main responsibilities will include ensuring that all their visitors receive a Royal Welcome when visiting HM Tower of London, conducting large parties of visitors around the Tower, relating its history and stories, contributing to the safety and security of the Tower and taking part in ceremonial duties and parades.
They are an independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle. HRP's cause is to help everyone explore the story of how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.
Yeoman Warders are employed by Historic Royal Palaces and are appointed under the authority of the Constable of HM Tower of London. They are also Extraordinary Members of the Bodyguard of the Yeoman of the Guard, the Sovereign's ceremonial bodyguards. Due to the Yeoman Warder's unique status, there is strict eligibility for joining, therefore to apply you must:
* Be a former Warrant Officer, Class 1 or 2, (or the equivalent rank in other services) and in exceptional circumstances, a Staff Sergeant, from the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force or Royal Marines;
* Hold the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal;
* Have served within the regular Armed Services for at least 22 years.
Applicants not meeting all three criteria cannot be considered.
They are looking for excellent communicators who thrive in a busy customer-service environment, who enjoy meeting new people every day.
They anticipate the first stage interview/open day for this role will take place on 12th June 2019, with successful candidates being invited for a second interview on 26th June 2019.
They also particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as these groups are currently under represented in our work force.
*CVs should be submitted in the following format please. - Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx), Rich Text (.rft) or Plain Text (.txt) formats. PDF files are not currently accepted but we're working on it. Submitted files should also be less than 1MB in size. Thank you.
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