Jobs and Careers

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Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Large areas of the county are extremely low-lying, notably Holme Fen which is the UKs lowest physical point contrasting with the Gog Magog Hills and Castle Camps. Wicken Fen is a biological site of special scientific interest managed by the National Trust.

Our vision is to make Cambridgeshire a great place to call home. The citizens of Cambridgeshire are at the heart of everything that we do.

Everything that we do contributes to our priorities which are to achieve:

  • A good quality of life for everyone
  • Thriving places for people to live and work
  • The best start for Cambridgeshire’s children

As an employee you will focus on making our vision a reality. Your work will make a real difference to the lives of people in Cambridgeshire.

We have a brand new recruitment site and are working hard to get our vacancies moved over. For a short while you’ll find our current job vacancies in two places.

Why should you join Cambridgeshire County Council?

Our Chief Executive, Stephen Moir, talks about what a great place to live and work in Cambridgeshire is.

Pay scales

Links to our current pay scales (effective from 1 April 2022) are published below. These show the fulltime salaries for each of our main grades. We pay the Real Living Wage rate as determined by the Real Living Wage Foundation.

NJC Pay Scale 2022 (opens as a .pdf)

Professional and Management Pay Scale 2022 (opens as a .pdf)

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