Elections

You can find the latest information on the local, county and PFCC elections that took place on 6 May on our latest elections news page

Jobs

We advertise all our current vacancies here.

We offer at least the real living wage to all our employees, as well as generous leave and excellent training opportunities. You can read more about the benefits of working for us

We are a disability confident employer, which means we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a role.

If you cannot find a role suitable for you, you can also check the other employment opportunities in Harlow

If you are interested in work experience, email recruitment@harlow.gov.uk with the dates you'd like to work and your preferred area of the council.

Housing Assistant (Housing Options and Advice)

About the role:

Harlow Council has an opportunity for a Housing Assistant to join the Housing Options and Advice Team on a 12 month fixed term contract. The post holder will assist the team in providing a first line service and administrative support in processing a housing needs assessment for both applicants wishing to join the Housing Needs Register or those that are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Contract type:

12 month Fixed Term Contract

Salary band:

£23,652 to £24,607 per annum

Closing date:

Planning Officer (Development Management)

About the role:

Harlow Council is seeking a Planning Officer who will be able to deal with major residential and commercial development schemes as well as smaller scale matters, appeals and enforcement. This position is suitable for a town planner looking for opportunities to widen their experiences with larger and more varied schemes.

Contract type:

Permanent

Salary band:

£26,815 to £32,234 per annum (dependant on experience)

Closing date:

Maintenance Surveyor

About the role:

Harlow Council is seeking to appoint an experienced surveyor to assist the Properties and Facilities Team in maintaining and improving the Council’s non-housing property portfolio. The post will involve ensuring that non-housing responsive and planned maintenance and improvement works are carried out efficiently and effectively.

Contract type:

Permanent

Salary band:

£41,881 to £43,857 per annum

Closing date:

Casual Summer Staff

About the role:

We require Casual Summer Staff for the paddling pool season which will include weekend working. If you have good communication skills, a flexible approach to work and are able to travel to different locations around Harlow please view the full advert for more details.

Contract type:

Casual

Salary band:

£9.50 per hour (Living Wage)

Closing date:

Community Safety Officer

About the role:

Harlow Council is seeking a Community Safety Officer to work within the community and with partners to reduce crime, the fear of crime and anti-social behaviour by problem solving using education, enforcement or both. The post holder will provide a proactive response to emerging crime trends and anti-social behaviour in local shopping centres in Harlow.

Contract type:

Permanent

Salary band:

£25,100 to £26,241 per annum plus weekend enhancement and shift allowance

Closing date: