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Jobs in Gibraltar
Gibraltar is a British overseas territory located in the southern part of the Iberia peninsula of Spain. Gibraltar is often referred as “The Rock” and many English come here for the duty free shopping but also for starting a new life in the sun.
Many international companies operate in Gibraltar within professional environment similar to that of the UK. It offers a number of genuine work opportunities at the world's biggest international companies. Gibraltar has similar to the UK employment system, so all contracts are in English.
Areas of work
Official language of Gibraltar is English. Due to Gibraltar's proximity to Spain most locals also speaking Spanish. However, because of the varied mix of ethnic groups which reside there, other languages are spoken on The Rock.
Reasons to move to Gibraltar
The working hours and working conditions are similar to the UK. Typical working time from 9am to 6pm 5 days per week and 'summer hours' during July and August can be by 3.30pm each day. Salaries will depend on the organisation. As a guide the average wages in Gibraltar are typically 20% lower than in the UK. Basic positions, such as secretarial and administration vary from £12k to £17k and PA up to £25k. Specifically skilled roles IT positions command similar to the UK wages 25£k+.
There are 2 different types of Income Tax System in Gibraltar:
For more information and a tax calculator, you can visit the Gibraltar Government website.
Gibraltar is not income tax free!
Work permits can be issued to foreign nationals. There are different regulations for EU and Non-EU Nationals:
1. EU nationals
2. Non-EU nationals
All residents of Gibraltar are entitled to health care. British citizens are treated for free. They just have to present their valid passport at the hospital. EU nationals must possess a valid European Health Insurance Card. If you work in Gibraltar, you are naturally paying social security and thus can use the healthcare system. You need to go to the Healthcare centre in the ICC building and register yourself and your family, so you can see a doctor. If you pay social security in Gibraltar you can transfer this to be able to use the healthcare system in Spain.
Renting an apartment in Gibraltar is possible, but fees are high. Due to open borders you can save cost by living in Spain or near the frontiers. There are a number of small towns nearby, such as San Roque, La Linea, Santa Margarita or Alcaidesa. Depends on your budget and how far you wish to travel you can chose of living in Spain and safe money on cost but commuting to work across the border or living in Gibraltar and pay higher rent but walking to work.
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