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Working for Ascension Island Government offers a unique opportunity to make a positive and practical difference to life on a remote British Overseas Territory.

The Ascension Island Government (AIG) provides a diverse range of services to the local community, from construction to teaching to marine conservation.  No two days are the same.

As a place to live and work, Ascension offers a positive work-life balance with all the attractions of island life right on your doorstep – an excellent climate, fishing, diving, snorkelling and walking, to name a few.

During our application process for work you will be asked if you have any criminal convictions.  This should exclude any spent convictions under Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, unless  the job involves working with vulnerable adults or children. In this case, cautions, bind-overs, pending prosecutions and spent convictions must be declared.   If a post involves working with children or vulnerable adults, the Job Description will clearly outline a requirement for an Enhanced Criminal Record Check.

Living on Ascension

Common questions about working for AIG

Information for new staff

Meet some of the staff at AIG
Ruan Sinclair, Teacher I Kevin Williams, Environmental Health Team Leader I Casey Lawrence, Storekeeper

We are currently recruiting for:

Job Title  Closing Date 
General Construction OperativeAdvertJob DescriptionOngoingApply for this role
PA to Operations DirectorAdvertJob DescriptionSunday 25 November 2018Closed
Operations ManagerAdvertJob DescriptionSunday 02 December 2018Closed
Facilities ManagerAdvertJob DescriptionSunday 02 December 2018Closed
ElectricianAdvertJob DescriptionOngoingApply for this role
Coxswain / StevedoreAdvertJob DescriptionSunday 09 DecemberClosed

If you have any queries about working for AIG please contact our recruitment team.