Working for British High Commission Bridgetown

General information

Working at the British High Commission offers a unique and rewarding opportunity to grow professionally while collaborating with a talented group of individuals.

We occasionally have employment opportunities that may appeal to a wide range of qualified candidates of any nationality, with experience and an interest in our work. Candidates must have independent status to work and reside in Barbados.

This either requires the individual to be a citizen, have permanent residence, or to be in possession of a valid work permit. Past opportunities have included roles in administrative areas, trade and investment, and consular services.

Employee benefits

Our employee benefits for local staff generally fall between the 40th - 60th percentile of the market. Full medical, dental and vision insurance is provided, along with and established contributory pension plan and other benefits.

Current work opportunities

If you are interested in a job opportunity at the [British High Commission in Bridgetown or one of the other UK delegations,DIT offices, other government departments or consulates in Barbados, please visit the FCDO Local Staff vacancies website

To filter the search for current vacancies, use the “Country/Territory” field on the left of the page and select the country you wish to search.

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Vacancies will also be advertised from time to time in the local press (Nation & Advocate newspapers). There is open competition for all positions advertised.

Staff recruited locally are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law.