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Current Vacancies

The Office of the Clerk of Tynwald currently has two vacancies: an Administration Officer and a Standby Security Guard, Messenger and Tour Guide. Details of the vacancies can be found below.

ADMINISTRATION OFFICER

The Role

The Clerk of Tynwald is looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to work in this busy small office, supporting the work of the Clerk of Tynwald’s Office. 
Applications are invited for this interesting and varied position. The post holder will be responsible for the arrangement of events connected with the work of Tynwald, including aspects of Tynwald Day and inward and outward visits. The other office duties are very varied: regularly including some reception duties, ordering of goods and stationery, arranging meetings and hospitality for the same, and Members' correspondence.
 

The successful applicant will: 

  • be flexible and willing to undertake a range of duties
  • be confident when dealing with members of the public
  • be an experienced user of Microsoft Office and social media applications
  • be impartial and discreet
  • be keen to consistently deliver work of the highest quality and with excellent attention to detail
  • have strong oral and written communication skills
  • be adaptable and able to respond to change in a proactive way
  • be able to organise and prioritise own workload
  • be able to command the confidence of Members of Tynwald, colleagues and the public
  • be able to work as part of a team
  • have a proven ability to organise events e.g. conferences.
This post is graded as Administrative Officer (Pay Band 7). This grade carries with it an annual salary of between £21,779 and £26,636.

How to Apply

Further particulars of the post are available by following the link here; an application form can be obtained by following the link here; and copies of the documents can also be obtained from the Office of the Clerk of Tynwald. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Louise Trimble, Head of Tynwald Administration Office, by telephoning 685512 or by emailing l.trimble@tynwald.org.im to arrange for an informal discussion before applying.
 

To apply for this role please forward a completed application form, accompanied by a CV, by 12 noon on Friday, 18th January 2019 to:

Roger Phillips
Clerk of Tynwald
Legislative Buildings
 Douglas, IM1 3PW
 

STANDBY SECURITY GUARD, MESSENGER AND TOUR GUIDE

The Role 

The Clerk of Tynwald wishes to appoint two individuals, one male and one female, to the post of Standby Security Guard/Messenger and Tour Guide.1

Applications are invited for this interesting position which will, on an as-required basis, provide cover for duties including security associated with access to Chambers and assisting Members and Officers of Tynwald in their parliamentary duties on sitting days of Tynwald, the House of Keys and the Legislative Council. On a more regular basis, approximately weekly, the post holder would also lead tours for visitors to Legislative Buildings and would undertake duties on Tynwald Day.

This role is remunerated at £9.07 per hour. Payment would be made for hours worked, on the 25th monthly, in arrears. The post is not superannuable.   

The Person

The successful applicant will be:

  • physically capable to perform the duties of the role
  • impartial and discreet
  • flexible
  • confident when dealing with members of the public
  • willing and available to undertake other duties when required

A uniform will be provided to the successful applicant.

How to Apply

Further particulars of the post can be found by following the link here; an application form can be obtained by following the link here; and copies of the documents can also be obtained from the Office of the Clerk of Tynwald. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Paul Dougherty, Seneschal, by telephoning 651534 or by emailing p.dougherty@tynwald.org.im to arrange for an informal discussion before applying. 
 
To apply for this role please forward a completed application form, accompanied by a CV, by 12 noon on Friday, 18th January 2019 to:
 
Roger Phillips
Clerk of Tynwald
Legislative Buildings
Douglas, IM1 3PW
 
 
1Restriction in recruitment for this post is allowable under s9(2)(b) of the Employment (Sex Discrimination) Act 2000 since the successful applicants will sometimes be required to search members of the public wishing to enter  sittings of Tynwald Court and its branches.