WORKING ON HERM ISLAND
Herm is a working community dependent totally on tourism for its income. The island is open all year round and employs a mix of permanent residents and seasonal staff. Our main season runs from April to October when all departments on the island are open. From November to March the island is managed by a significantly reduced workforce.
There is a permanent community of 60 residents on Herm, including children. These people live and work on the island all year round with their families. During the peak season, our numbers are increased by up to a 100 seasonal staff employed specifically to work in our busy island departments. We have a wide range of seasonal positions available in all departments. Start and finish dates vary across all departments, with some staff being taken on for the whole season while others will only work the main July/August period.
Both new and returning staff are now able to register online with the Guernsey Income Tax office. The online registration process is generally faster than completing a paper form and you will receive a tax coding sooner.
The White House Hotel Vacancies
The White House Hotel offers both a 2 Rosette Conservatory restaurant and the informal Ship Inn Brasserie. Marquee functions are also held in the grounds of the Hotel.
The Hotel is currently looking to recruit the following staff for the 2018 season.
Front of House
Positions Start 22/04/2018 – Finish 02/10/2018
- Senior Waiter
- Senior Barman
Positions Start 20/07/2018 – Finish 03/09/2018
Positions Start 22/04/2018 – Finish 02/10/2018
- Pastry Chef
- CDP Sauce
- CDP Larder
- CDP Garnish
- Breakfast Chefs
- KP Chefs
Salary details available on application.
To apply for any of the above positions or for further information please send a CV, a photo, a few lines about yourself and your availability to,
White House General Manager
Or email to: email@example.com
Beach Cafes Vacancies
Would you like to spend your summer by the beach?
The Beach Cafes are currently looking to recruit General Assistants for the 2018 season.
Various dates are available from late March until late September.
We are looking to recruit fun, hard-working people with a good command of English. Experience is preferred but not essential.
To apply for a post at the Beach Cafes, please send a C.V. Skype address, photo and a covering letter stating the dates that you are available and a brief reason why you would like to work at the Beach Cafes to:
Beach Cafes Manager
or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mermaid Tavern Vacancies
The Mermaid Tavern is currently looking to recruit the following staff for the 2018 season.
- General Assistants, Bar & Waiting – a total of 9 positions available
- Bar/Restaurant Supervisors – a total of 4 positions
- 1 sous chef
- 4 chef de parties
- 1 demi chef
Salary details available on application
All staff should have a positive attitude, be hard working and provide dates when available, picture with cv and references – priority for those sharing accommodation (COUPLES) will be given.
To apply for any of the above positions or for further information please email email@example.com
Gift Shops Vacancies
Herm Island Gift Shops is looking to recruit the following Sales Assistants for the 2018 season.
This is a superb opportunity for enthusiastic individuals with sales and retail experience to enhance their skills within this unusual unique retail environment. As a Gift Shop Sales Assistant, you will be responsible for performing efficient sales transactions and providing a high level of service to all customers. Working closely with the management team, you will ensure that customer satisfaction is achieved through correctly merchandised stock lines, cash handling and EXCEPTIONAL customer service.
To be considered for this role, you must have:
- Sales or retail experience preferably in High Street shops
- A proven track record of merchandising, sales and cash handling.
- Be self-motivated and have the ability to actively create sales opportunities
- Good teamwork ethic is essential
- Physically fit and self sufficient
We offer a unique working environment, good rates of pay and wonderful scenery on a daily basis.
- End of May – Start of September 2018 (Clothing Retail Experience)
- End of July – Start of September 2018 (2 x Summer Positions)
To apply for the role of Gift Shop Sales Assistant (Seasonal 2018), please supply the following:
- Current CV
- Covering letter indicating availability and why you want to work on Herm Island
- Current Photograph
- Skype address
Please apply to:
Edwin Dyer, General Manager, Herm Island Giftshops, Herm Island, Guernsey, GY1 3HR
General Outdoor Vacancies
Estate worker (Truckie) required.
Do you fancy working on the most beautiful island in the Channel Islands?
If so this could be the job for you.
We are looking for an active, fit and outgoing person to join our outdoor team.
A good command of English is essential.
Candidates must also have a full clean driving licence as the use of a tractor/quad bike will be required.
The duties include:
- Meeting of guests and portage of luggage
- Transporting building materials
- Keeping public areas in a clean and tidy condition
- Cleaning public toilets
- Cliff path and road maintenance
- Upkeep of farm land
- Refuse & recycling
- Crewing the island’s cargo boat
- Dealing with customers in a friendly and efficient manner.
Ideally candidates should be available from September 2018 to April 2019.
To apply please send a CV, two recent photos (at least one funny!) and a few lines about yourself to:
Managing Director – Services
Or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Permanent Positions Vacancies
There are currently no permanent positions available
There are currently no campsite positions available
There are currently no gardening positions available
Holiday Cottages Vacancies
Holiday Cottage Housekeeper
- 30 April – 30th September 2018
- 4th June – 30th September 2018
6 days a week
Usually 9-5, but must be flexible
The successful applicant will be friendly and positive, with the ability to work alone to a high standard. Commitment to teamwork is essential. Very physical job and hard work, but within an informal, friendly environment.
Unlike some other housekeeping positions, this job involves a large amount of contact with guests, and good customer service skills are a must.
Please send application letters and CVs to Cheryl Latter at email@example.com
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