Gate Porter

Jesus College Cambridge is looking to recruit a Gate Porter to join our busy team within the Porter’s Lodge. The role of the Gate Porter is pivotal to the smooth running of College life for Fellows, students, staff and the many visitors and guests that we receive each year. Duties include operating a friendly and efficient front of house service, managing safety and security for the College and assisting a wide variety of people on a daily basis.

To be successful in this role you will be a confident and clear communicator and able to demonstrate exemplary customer service skills. The role also requires you to be responsible, professional and adaptable and have the ability to display good judgement. Previous experience or knowledge of security and fire safety would be an advantage.

This is a permanent, full-time position, 36.5 hours a week to be worked on a rota including early, late and weekend shifts. We offer an excellent benefits package including free meals on duty, a pension scheme, 33 days paid holiday per annum, healthcare cash plan, car parking on site and the opportunity to work in a friendly, beautiful and historic environment.

For informal enquiries, please contact the Head Porter Tel: 01223 339463 or email:, or

For further particulars of the role, please download a full job description 

Jesus College, Cambridge CB5 8BL
Salary of £26,287
Closing date
Monday, April 10, 2023
Vacancy type
Full Time
How to apply
Completed forms along with a copy of your CV, must arrive by the closing date
Please email with all of your completed forms.