Yeoman Warder / Beefeater

London, England
Up to £30000 per annum
07 May 2019
04 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Yeoman Warder

Location: HM Tower of London

Salary: circa £30,000

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

Closing Date: Monday 3rd June 2019

The organisation is an independent, self-funded charity that looks after six very important heritage sites: the Tower of London; Hampton Court Palace; Banqueting House; Kensington Palace; Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland.

Role Overview:

They currently have two vacancies for Yeoman Warders, one taking up post starting August 2019, the other October 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.

The Candidate:

You are employed by the organisation 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

The Company is an equal opportunities employer and truly values a diverse workforce. Applications are welcome from candidates regardless of their background.

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Candidates with experience of: Warrant Officer Class 1, Warrant Officer Class 2, Security Guard, Staff Sergeant, Former Armed Services, Former Royal Navy, Former Army, Former Royal Air Force, Former Royal Marines, Visitor Service, Customer Service, Greeter may also be considered for this role.