A new start with us

Thank you for your interest in a job at Harrogate Borough Council. When you work in local government, you get to make a difference to the lives of people every day and you can see the impact of what you do in local communities.

Our residents are at the heart of everything we do and everyone here is ambitious for the district and the council. We are driven by our values that guide what we do and how we do it. Why not come and be part of 'Team Harrogate' too!

Follow the links below to find out more about why we think the council is such a great place to work, what we offer, our employee benefits and how we can help you develop your career for the future.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Our district

The Harrogate district offers an oasis of communities and countryside, history and heritage, businesses and brands: a sparkling gem in the heart of Yorkshire, a district of distinctiveness alive with opportunity.

We are a progressive and vibrant place with independent retailers mixed with stunning countryside and a warm welcome that combine to make a high-quality lifestyle. The district is regularly voted among the best places in the UK to live, work, and raise a family.

While we're renowned for being a haven for tourists and visitors, we are home to thousands of businesses in the financial and professional services, creative and digital, logistics, scientific research and development sectors.