Search Begins For Next Lieutenant Governor

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton has been the Queen's representative in the island since 2017

The Bailiff's Office has started recruiting for Jersey's next Lieutenant Governor.

Job adverts have been posted in The Times as well as on Gov.je.

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton's successor is due to be appointed within the next few months.

He has held the role of the Queen's personal representative in the island since March 2017.

It's understood that Sir Stephen and Lady Dalton will remain at Government House until the end of June, after the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

Applicants are expected to have 'a distinguished record of service to the Crown in Military Service at the highest level' as well as 'proven experience of working successfully with overseas jurisdictions or agencies'.

The job specification also includes taking over patronages of Jersey charities and hosting Royal or diplomatic visits to the island.

The closing date for applications is Friday 28 January, with the next Lieutenant-Governor due to take over later this year.

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