Her Royal Shine-ness! The Queen is looking for a £22,600-a-year cleaner to work at Buckingham Palace and help out with The Firm’s glitzy events
- Buckingham Palace are looking to hire a daily cleaner starting at £11,300
- Applicants are asked for a great eye for detail to keep the palace neat and tidy
- Job can be either 20 or 40 hours a week, with flexible arrangements possible
Grab your duster and your hoover, because the Queen is looking to hire a new cleaner.
Buckingham Palace are advertising for a new addition to join their cleaning team and asking for a candidate that values attention to detail above experience.
The job advertises either 20 or 40 hours of work per week, Monday to Sunday, paying £11,300 to £22,600 depending on hours, but will need to hurry, as the vacancy closes on 20th October.
The successful applicant will be responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of several of Buckingham Palace’s famous interiors, and will get to learn and grow on the job.
They will also, on occasion, support functions and events at the Palace, the job advert reads.
Buckingham Palace are currently looking for a new addition to join their cleaning team or a position that values attention to detail above experience
The main goal of this cleaner would be to make sure the Palace rooms and items are looking ‘their very best.’
The job will demand committed work, and extends to night and weekend shifts.
The new member will learn from other cleaners on the team to learn the specialist skills needed to achieve the Buckingham standard.
While the advert noted some previous experience in cleaning or hospitality would be an advantage, an eye for detail and commitment to deliver the ‘highest standard’ or tidiness were ‘most important.’
The Palace are looking for someone that is pro-active, with good time-management skills and won’t mind juggling a busy workload.
The position covers a wide range of duties across the Palace’s 77,000sq.m and its 775 rooms.
The cleaner will join the team looking after the palace’s interiors and items on show, as well as work during functions and events on occasion. Pictured: the cleaning staff of Windsor Castle
‘Above all, you will be eager to learn and develop your skills,’ the job posting reads.
‘This is your opportunity to use your enthusiasm and passion to deliver the exceptional,’ it adds.
The position is among 10 jobs the royal household is currently advertising.
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Up in Scotland, people are invited to apply to become a marketing and business development manager at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
The Scottish palace is also looking at a visitor services assistant and warden to work on the weekends.