When people think of skilled trades, there are a few that immediately spring to mind. The reality is that there are lots of designated trades in the States Of Guernsey.
You will encounter Skilled Trades provided by the States of Guernsey every day. Whether it is the milk on your cereal, the water from your tap or the lines painted on the road, the States provide many things required to keep the island running. A career in this area could find you working at the Harbour or the Airport, the Dairy, Princess Elizabeth Hospital, Guernsey Water or joining States Works to help provide a range of services across the Island.
- Construction and Maintenance includes trades such as electricians, carpenters, plumbers, pipefitters, welders, heavy equipment operators and painters, among others.
- Transportation trades cover vehicles ranging from cars and motorcycles to tankers and cranes. These jobs are anywhere vehicles can be found, which includes the Airport, the Harbour or any street! Motor mechanics, fuel/electrical systems technicians, and more are great examples of the types of job.
- Manufacturing trades can lead to careers in many different sectors, including food production. Examples of trades available include tool & die makers, industrial mechanics, precision metal fabricators, among others.
- Services, offers jobs for those interested in working more closely with our customers and support many key workers. From chefs to carers, this sector offers many career opportunities including trades such as gardeners, chefs, caring, domestic cleaning, and more.
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