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 The Office of the Clerk of Tynwald has the below vacancy. 

Post:                      Standby Messenger/Security Guard

Section:                Corporate Services Office

Responsible to:     The Seneschal

Purpose:               To support the smooth and safe running of the sittings of Tynwald and the Branches and other associated duties.

Closing date:          Thursday 27th January 2022 at 5 pm

The Role

The Clerk of Tynwald wishes to appoint an individual to the post of Standby Messenger and Security Guard.

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. The post holder may also undertake duties on Tynwald Day.

There are opportunities, but no obligation, to undertake extra duties such as special sittings of Tynwald or its Branches, committee hearings or other events.

The main duties and responsibilities for the post are set out in the Further Particulars.

This role is remunerated at £11.41 per hour which includes a percentage payment in lieu of annual leave. Payment would be made for hours worked, on the 25th of the month, in arrears. The post is not superannuable.

The Person

Candidates should have the following essential attributes:

·         enjoy working as part of a team;

·         behave with impartiality and discretion;

·         be confident when dealing with members of the public and Members of Tynwald;

·         have a flexible approach to working, including undertaking additional duties by agreement.

How to Apply

Please follow the link to the Further Particulars of the post​. You may also contact Steve Wright, Tynwald Seneschal, by telephoning 651534 or by emailing to have an informal discussion before applying.

Applications should be made by submitting an application form and curriculum vitae to the undernoted by 5pm on Thursday, 27th January 2022. Please follow the links on the left-hand side of this page to download a copy of the application form in Word or PDF format.


Jonathan King

Clerk of Tynwald

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