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.


There will be a vacancy for an Organ Scholar at York Minster on a one-year contract starting September 2015.  The scholarship provides an exciting and unique opportunity for a talented musician to acquire extensive experience as a member of the music staff of one of the world's great cathedral churches.  The post includes remuneration of £7,900 per annum plus accommodation in the Minster Close.   Any appointment is subject to DBS clearance. 

Please download an application pack directly from our website www.yorkminster.org or contact jobs@yorkminster.org for further information. 

The closing date for applications is Monday 2 March 2015.  Interviews are scheduled for Thursday 12 March 2015.

 Organ Scholar Application Pack



We are looking to fill:

2 permanent casual (0 hour) roles
2 temporary full time (35 hour) roles – until 12/09/15
1 temporary part time (28 hour) role – until 12/09/15
1 temporary part time (15 hour) role – until 12/09/15

All roles begin w/c 26th April 2015.
Salary: £7.85 per hour.

Duties: Welcome, customer service and sales.

Do you get a buzz out of welcoming people and playing your part in making their day special? Can you thrive in a busy environment under the pressure of dealing with queues? Do you pride yourself on giving world-class customer service every time, to every visitor? If so, we want to hear from you!
We are seeking professional and confident individuals who are dedicated to delivering a world-class visitor experience at one of the great cathedrals of the world.
Applicants should have a genuine interest in engaging with people, strong communication skills, and previous experience of dealing face-to-face with a broad range of customers.
We are also looking for experience using computerised till software and sales.

Candidates must be available for interview on Monday 13th, Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th April. All roles involve working some evenings and weekends. To be considered please complete the application pack below and return to jobs@yorkminster.org by 5pm on Tuesday 31st March 2015.