Personal chauffeur for Queen Elizabeth
The Office of Buckingham Palace officially announced the search for an experienced, docile and tactful driver for the queen. Applications for this place will be accepted until March 8.
Salary for the royal driver will be 23 thousand pounds. Sterling or 29,243 thousand euros (such a salary is much lower than the average salary in Britain).
Since special search services did not produce results, Buckingham Palace reported on vacancies on the Internet, on the site of the British monarchy, and through other media. The experience of searching through the Internet is already available, as the search for a gardener was recorded earlier.
As you know, the queen herself can easily drive with the car on the road, observing the rules of the road, but during official visits the royal family does not have the right to drive (this is outside the rules of etiquette), you must have a driver.
The main requirements for the vacancy presented: the presence of a driver's license of Britain of all kinds, experience as a personal driver,ability to work and feel comfortable in a small team, be sure to have organizational and administrative skills, and also be able to use e-mail. Also, regarding individual criteria: to be tactful and diplomatic, to be motivated in work and to adhere to the highest standards for work. The queen herself prefers those candidates who possess the above-listed qualities and abilities, as well as the ability to lead a conversation. The working day at the driver will be floating, in other words, 48 hours a week. Buckingham Palace will provide free accommodation if necessary.
The driver will be directly subordinate to the Lord Chamberlain, and be in the office of the Lord. The Lord Chamberlain is responsible for planning, organization and conduct of ceremonies, which take place mainly in London (Windsor or Edinburgh) .Also, subordinate lord ensure the functioning of the royal economy, care of the car for the royal family, designed for visits (state, official and unofficial). The driver will be responsible not only to transport members of the British monarchy, but also to look for the car in the garage, and to be a driver for the officials and guests of Britain.
Recently, the Office of Buckingham Palace announced the vacancy of a butcher and furniture restorer. The salary of the butcher will be 24 thousand pounds sterling, and the restorer of furniture - 24, 5 thousand pounds sterling. The work schedule of the butcher will be like this: 40 hours and five days a week. The butcher’s job is committed to providing a Windsor shop that has been supplying food to the royal estates table since 2001.