York Minster is an equal opportunities employer and the organisation's long-term aim is that the composition of our workforce should reflect that of the wider community. The organisation aims not to discriminate on grounds of social economic group; gender; race; colour; nationality; ethnic or racial origin; carer responsibilities; sexual orientation; disability; age; appearance; religious or political belief; trade union activity or any other conditions or requirements  which cannot be shown to be justified.

Vacancies within the Chapter of York are advertised on the website and applicants are invited to register their interest in the position following the link on the web page.

If we do not have any current vacancies that suit your skills, please email your details to jobs@yorkminster.org and we will contact you should a position occur that you may be interested in.  Details will not be passed on to other organisations, will not be used for any other purpose and will be disposed of after 12 months.

Current vacancies:

 

PLUMBER - WORKS DEPARTMENT

Salary in the region of £23,000pa, plus contributory pension scheme

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

York Minster invites everyone to share God’s love through our welcome, worship, learning and work

A vacancy has arisen working as a Plumber as part of York Minster’s historic Works Department. Reporting to the Buildings and Service Manager, the successful candidate will deliver a service of the highest standard for project work and general maintenance.

General building skills together with a clean driving license are also desirable.

This position is due to start as soon as possible.  

Please download the Application Pack from below or contact jobs@yorkminster.org for further information. The closing date for completed applications is midnight on Thursday 30 April 2015.  Interviews are scheduled for Thursday 21 May 2015. 

 

HEAD OF VENUE 

Starting salary is £23,000 per annum plus contributory pension scheme

York Minster offers some of most spectacular spaces in the city. From gothic Nave and thirteenth century Chapter House, to public-realm piazza and parkland; our spaces are in demand amongst partner organisations and commercial clients alike. The newly created Head of Venue will bring substantial venue management expertise to help us realise the potential of these assets to grow relationships and financial return.

We have a 35 hour vacancy (working 5 days out of 7, regular evenings and weekends) to start as soon as possible. By implementing a venue-management strategy for our property and precinct, the post-holder will enable partners, corporate clients and other departments to use our spaces safely and sustainably.

Applicants must have previous experience of devising and delivering venue-hire and performance packages in a multi-purpose environment; managing profit-and-loss budgets and public safety in a busy venue; contract, client and stakeholder management. This role will balance direct delivery with enabling other teams to facilitate third party use of our spaces to a consistent ‘Minster Standard’.

Please download an application pack from below or contact jobs@yorkminster.org for further information.  The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 3 May 2015 and interviews are scheduled for the week commencing 11 May 2015.

HEAD OF VISITOR OPERATIONS (12 month maternity cover)

Starting salary £26,000 per annum plus contributory pension scheme.

The Visitor Operations Team plays a critical role in welcoming over half a million visitors a year to the Minster, contributing vital funds to support our Mission and safeguard our future. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced visitor experience professional to lead and motivate this team on a fixed-term basis.

We have one 35 hour vacancy (working 5 days out of 7) to start as soon as possible, providing interim cover as one of our key managers takes maternity leave.

Applicants must have previous experience leading and managing teams, managing significant budgets, managing operational risk, and leading for excellence in customer service. This is a role which must balance an organised and well-planned approach with the need to be pragmatic and collaborative, so previous experience of team working in a busy operational environment is essential.

Please download an application pack from below or contact jobs@yorkminster.org for further information.  The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 3 May 2015.  Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing 11 May 2015.

ASSISTANT VISITOR OPERATION MANAGERS (X2 PERMANENT ROLES)

Starting salary is £20,759 per annum plus contributory pension scheme

We have two 37.5 hour vacancies (working 5 days out of 7, regular evenings and weekends) to start as soon as possible. These roles will report to the Head of Visitor Operations as part of a team of four Assistant Visitor Operations Managers. They will lead and manage our team of Minster Hosts, and share day-to-day supervision of our busy visitor operation.

Applicants must have previous experience of duty managing in a busy operation; supervising, motivating and managing teams; cross-team working; and delivering excellence in customer service. These roles will primarily be based on the floor of the Minster, so working at pace, multi-tasking and maximising limited time away from the front-line for management tasks will be essential.

Please download the Application Pack from below or contact jobs@yorkminster.org for further information. The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 3 May 2015 and interviews are scheduled for the week commencing 11 May 2015.

 

IT TECHNICAL SUPPORT OFFICER, WORKS DEPARTMENT

Salary £27,500pa, plus contributory pension scheme

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, however this post may require the successful candidate to work hours that suit the needs of the Chapter of York, including evening and weekend work. 

York Minster invites everyone to share God’s love through our welcome, worship, learning and work

The Works Department plays a lead role in delivering the maintenance requirements for York Minster, the precinct and properties as required by the Chapter of York.  This new role will deliver a service of the highest standard for project work and support for general maintenance delivering the IT needs of the Chapter and Directors at York Minster, monitoring and maintaining the computer systems and networks required in this complex business structure. 

The role will involve delivering a robust IT support system for 365 day service, liaising with external contractors and working with colleagues to set annual budgets in relation to IT maintenance and projects.  The successful candidate will have experience in reviewing systems and presenting improvements and will be able to clearly communicate solutions to non-technical users.  Excellent interpersonal skills are essential, as well as the ability to write clear reports and training manuals.   

This position is due to start as soon as possible.  

Please download the Application Pack from below or contact jobs@yorkminster.org for further information. The closing date for completed applications is 5.00pm on Friday 8 May 2015.  Interviews are scheduled for Thursday 28 May 2015.