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Working for Craven District Council

We are a major employer in the Skipton area and currently employ around 250 people, offering a range of career opportunities.

Career opportunities including the following areas:

  • Environmental Health; 
  • Waste Management and Recycling;
  • Housing; 
  • Bereavement Services;
  • Information Services;
  • PR and Communications;
  • Planning and Building Control;
  • Economic Development;
  • Museums / Arts:
  • Leisure Services:
  • Customer Services:
  • Revenues and Benefits;
  • Financial Services:
  • Asset Management;
  • Legal Services;
  • Democratic Services;
  • Human Resources;
  • Business Support;
  • Facilities Management

We are committed to developing a flexible, dynamic workforce through high performance people management and are Investor in People accredited.

  • Job vacanciesCurrent job vacancies

    Current job vacancies

    There are currently no vacancies at Craven District Council.

  • Information on applying

    Useful information to help you complete the application process

  • Our Values

    We believe our first responsibility is to the people and communities who live in, work in, or visit Craven.

  • The benefits

    Craven District Council offers an attractive benefits package which recognises the value of its staff.

  • The Craven area

    Craven is a magnificent place to work and live.

  • Equal opportunities information

    Craven District Council aims to ensure that it offers fair access to employment and develops an inclusive workforce which reflects the local community. Our annual Equalities Monitoring Report will demonstrate that we are doing this.

  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks

    Information on how to apply for a DBS check if you have been offered a job with Craven District Council which requires a check.

  • Apprenticeship scheme

    Craven District Council is committed to recruiting high quality and motivated young people to the authority. We are dedicated to developing and nurturing individuals by passing on skills and knowledge in order to grow our own talent.

  • Work experience

    Craven District Council offers work experience placements, arranged through local schools and colleges. Contact the Human Resources team for more information.