St Paul’s Cathedral is looking to appoint a full-time Head Verger to coordinate its team of ceremonial and operational staff.

The Cathedral serves eighteen Sunday and weekday congregations; federal, state, civic and diocesan organisations and individuals; local schools and colleges; arts providers; community groups and associations; and members of the public.

A team of vergers (the Cathedral’s ceremonial and operational staff) ensure that the Cathedral’s fabric and fittings are maintained properly; that the Cathedral is prepared for services and special events; and that worshippers, visitors and pilgrims are able to enjoy the peace of a safe and welcoming environment. They Cathedral’s vergers provide security during opening hours, and ensure the Cathedral is secured out of opening hours.

The Cathedral now seeks to recruit a full-time Head Verger to coordinate the work of the Cathedral’s verger team. The full-time head verger will work with a team of experienced part-time and casual vergers, and will join a friendly, diverse and hardworking team of paid and volunteer Cathedral staff.

Full details of the position, and how to apply, can be downloaded here.

Applications by candidates able to work in Australia should be sent to the Cathedral Secretary (hhornsby@cathedral.org.au) and need to be received by Friday, 20 January 2017, at 5pm AEST to be considered.