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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 and strive to ensure equal opportunities.

Current vacancies

  • Clerk of Works: Water, Mills and Marshes

    Could you transfer your skills to a future generation and help preserve a unique landscape? Following the recent approval of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for Water, Mills and Marshes, the Broads Authority on behalf of the Broads Landscape Partnership are seeking to recruit a Clerk of Works to manage construction and maintenance work on the iconic Broads drainage windmills.

    Closing date 20 November 2017

  • CANAPE Project Manager

    The Broads Authority has been awarded funding for a European project CANAPE (Creating a New Approach to Peatland Ecosystems). It is funded by the INTERREG North Sea programme, and focuses on the development of new methods for peatland ecosystems. The partnership comprises fourteen partners situated in 5 Member States (Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium, Germany and the UK).

    Closing date 20 November 2017

  • Rivers Engineer

    This role is responsible for the design, preparation and project management of the Broads Authority’s forward dredging programme and also takes the lead for the Authority’s Construction, Design & Management (CDM) requirements. The post holder will assist in the maintenance of the Broads rivers and waterways, giving technical expertise, design briefs and specialist engineering knowledge where required to ensure there is safe attractive boating and recreational facilities for the benefit of all users, as well as enhancing the nature conservation and the unique landscape value of the Broads.

    Closing date 28 November 2017

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 a 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.