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The historic, picturesque city of York is one of Yorkshire’s most attractive commercial hotspots. A permanent fixture on the tourist trail, it is a city with immense character and charm boasting plenty of opportunities to find work.

Tourists flock to the city all year round, and a large proportion of job vacancies are related to the tourist industry. Packed with hotels, restaurants, bars and clubs, the city combines youthful zest with old-fashioned hospitality. Among the attractions are the medieval streets and buildings in its ancient city centre, the famous York Minster and the Viking exhibit at the Jorvik Centre.

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  • Front of House Manager - 6 month contract Total Jobs
    • From £8.87 to £9.17 per annum plus benefits
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    ... in York. This is a 6 month fixed term contract. At Ideal Care homes we value our staff team and the excellent care they provide to our residents. We offer an excellent package of employee benefits, including; · Competitive employee pension scheme · All... more details

  • Retail Assistant Manager Retail Choice
    • £16000 - £18000 per annum + + bonus + competitive package
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    ...Assistant Manager - York, PREMIUM BRAND! Zachary Daniels retail recruitment are supporting a leading fashion brand that offers unique product for ladies, men & children. Their workmanship, quality and creativity is innovative and unrivalled... more details

    • From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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    ...This is a fabulous opportunity to join this upmarket contemporary Art Gallery in York - this particular gallery is based at the Outlet Centre, and is initially a maternity cover contract, although there may be other options within the business... more details

  • Commis Chef and Chef de Partie York Country House Hotel - Caterer.com
    • From £13,000 to £18,000 per annum
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    ...Commis Chef and Chef de Partie – York – Country House Hotel - Commis Chef and Chef de Partie required in the beautiful historic City York for this stunning Country House Hotel. This lovely hotel is elegantly designed and offers an award winning fine... more details

  • COMMIS CHEF - 4 Red Star Hotel, YORK Adzuna
    • £14,500
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    ...This role offers an excellent opportunity for a professional and enthusiastic individual to join this stunning 4 star hotel located in York. The hotel is part of a small high quality national group and offers excellent career progression. You... more details

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York Essential Jobseeker Information


Anyone looking for education and training jobs may want to check out the University of York, a highly respected institution and a major employer in the area. There is also a wealth of colleges and schools, all offering a variety of jobs in education. The College of Law and the Hull York Medical School also have bases in the city.


Administration jobs are abundant in its many public bodies as well as private firms. The City of York council employs a large number of people in administrative roles, and job seekers should try the Selby and York Primary Care Trust. Several large companies employ a number of admin staff, from Aviva to British Telecom and Nestle.

Catering & Hospitality

Catering and hospitality is a thriving sector, from the numerous restaurants, bars and hotels to corporate catering operations. There is a wide choice of jobs for chefs and front of house professionals.


Once known as the centre of the British railway industry, York has gone through many changes over the years. One of the most promising employment sectors for the future is in science and technology. The new Science Park is home to a host of technology companies working in biosciences, research and innovation.