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Basildon Council job vacancies and careers information

Recruitment and hiring during CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
Thank you for your interest in working with Basildon Council. If you have applied for a role, or are applying for a role, you may experience a significant delay in the recruitment process due to current circumstances. Shortlisting may take up to, and in excess of, 12 weeks. We apologise for that, but please be assured that we do not want to lose you as a candidate.

We hope that you can be patient with us. If you have recently been accepted to a role but have yet to start work, please email human.resources@basildon.gov.uk for an update.

We welcome job applications from the armed forces community
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Basildon Council has earned a Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award in recognition of its support and commitment to the armed forces community.

We will always welcome job applications from members of the armed forces, who will never be unfairly disadvantaged at any stage of our recruitment and selection process.

Job and career vacancies

Current vacancies at Basildon Borough Council

Working for Basildon Council

Basildon Borough Council is one of the largest local authorities in the East of England region and serves a population of approximately 172,000 people.

Work experience

Basildon Council is committed to a policy of "opportunities for all" and offers a range of unpaid work experience programmes to help people without previous employment experience gain an insight into the world of work and the services provided by Basildon Council.

Become an Apprentice

In today's competitive job market young people face a number of pressures, increasing competition for university places, rising tuition costs and often, the need for work experience in order to be considered for a job, at a time when work experience is hard to come by.

Graduate recruitment

Basildon Council welcomes applications to our Graduate programme.

Employee benefits

Various benefits available when working for Basildon Council.

An LGBTQi Inclusive Employer

Basildon Council has a well established LGBTQi Forum which provides networking and social opportunities, support and partnership, information and events to its lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans staff members at all levels.

Notice of Vacancy - Appointment of Laindon Common Conservator

In accordance with the duty laid on the Council by the Commons Regulation (Laindon) Provisional Order Confirmation Act 1887, Basildon Council appoints nine Laindon Common Conservators to manage the Common on its behalf.