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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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 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.