A member of staff

Working in the Broads is very special.

There are lots of different career paths within the varied work of the Broads Authority from rangers and ecologists to press, finance and planning officers. Find out more about who we are and how we work.

We are open and transparent about our recruitment process. We have a policy for recruiting which includes keeping your information safe and we strive to ensure equal opportunities for all.

Current vacancies

  • Receptionist (Part Time)

    First impressions count, so being the welcoming face of the Broads Authority is an important job and we have a rare opportunity for a part time receptionist, working Thursdays and Fridays 8.30 am to 2.45 pm, with a lunch break of one hour. Occasional additional hours extending to full days and possibly other days to cover annual leave within the team as required.

    Closing date 25 May 2018

  • HR & Payroll Co-ordinator

    The Broads National Park is an internationally important and protected wetland incorporating 7 rivers and over 60 expanses of open water broads. This unique landscape is famous for boating in its many forms and an abundance of rare wildlife. The Broads Authority which looks after this incredible area has a rare and exciting opportunity to join the small HR Team.

    Closing date 06 June 2018

Application forms and notes

Please note that we only accept applications for advertised vacancies using the official application form. We are unable to process speculative employment enquiries and we do not keep prospective CVs on file.

If you are applying for one of our current vacancies you might find our application guidance notes helpful. You will also be required to submit an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which helps us ensure equal opportunities for all.

What happens when you apply?

  • We shortlist to specific criteria which is set by the job description and person specification.
  • We hold interviews with two to three panel members, where we ask questions to explore experiences and competencies.
  • Sometimes we ask for a short presentation or a practical exercise.
  • We carefully choose the person we want to appoint based on their interview and experiences matched to the job requirement.
  • We offer the job by telephone and follow up with a formal conditional written offer.


Whether you are passionate about nature and looking to get involved with the work of the Broads Authority for leisure, or want to develop a route into a paid role, then volunteering could be perfect for you.

Volunteers are an essential part of what we do and who we are, offering an invaluable resource in maintaining the scenic waterways, assisting visitors and supporting our efforts to look after the Broads National Park.

We have a number of different roles to suit a variety of needs and are often recruiting for new volunteers so make sure you visit our volunteering page for more information and to check for current opportunities.