Current Vacancies

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Current Vacancies

With a range of opportunities, whether you’re taking the first steps of your career or have years of experience, we can help you to use your skills to make a difference to people’s lives.

Working for us means working to improve communities, delivering innovation, bringing creativity to our work and striving to deliver excellence across our services.

We’re looking for talented, enthusiastic individuals who want to contribute to our community. No matter the job, you will have a crucial role to play within Ipswich Borough Council.

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Civil Enforcement Officer

This is an exciting opportunity to join our fast paced and growing Parking Services Team. We are looking to recruit a Civil Enforcement Officer who will primarily be responsible for ensuring that parking regulations are enforced.  

Salary – £28,282 – £29,777

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Fixed Term and Permanent roles

Application closing date – 18th March 2024

Planning Officer – Planning Policy

 

Fancy a new challenge? Join the planning policy team at Ipswich. Ipswich is a dynamic County Town with a young age profile.  

Salary – £36,648 – £38,223

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent 

Application closing date – 18th March 2024

Lawyer – Housing Disrepair

We are seeking a suitably qualified lawyer to join our in-house legal team to help deliver projects and fulfil the Council’s priorities and ambitions to make the town and its residents thrive.  This is a newly created post in the field of housing disrepair matters.  

Salary – £44,428 – £46,464

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent

Application closing date – 17th March 2024

Senior Systems Analyst

 

Ipswich Borough Council is looking for a motivated and experienced IT professional who wants to join our busy ICT applications team. You will be responsible for the provision of a number of ICT systems. 

Salary – £40,221 – £42,403

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent 

Application closing date – 15th March 2024

Systems Analyst

 

Ipswich Borough Council is looking for a motivated individual who wants to join our busy ICT applications team. Reporting directly to a Senior Systems Analyst, as a Systems Analyst you will provide technical support for existing ICT systems, which are predominantly vendor-supplied Oracle or SQL Server based solutions deployed on Windows servers.

Salary – £33, 945 – £35,745

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent

Application closing date – 14th March 2024

Performance and Project Officer (Housing Advice)

 

We are pleased to offer this exciting opportunity to join the Housing Advice team as a performance and projects officer, specialising in data analysis to support the team to streamline processes and analyse data to ensure we are targeting resources to meet local housing need.

Salary – £33,945 – £35,745

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Fixed Term for 12 months

Application closing date – 6th March 2024

Project Manager

 

This is an exciting time to join the Maintenance and Contracts team at Ipswich Borough Council helping to deliver the Council’s vision and ambitions by growing the property portfolio and using assets in more innovative ways.  

Salary – £36,648 – £38,223 

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent

Application closing date – 8th March 2024

Building Surveyor

 

Maintenance and Contracts has an opportunity for a Building Surveyor to join our busy team dealing with a varied and diverse residential portfolio of properties within the borough of Ipswich.  

Salary – £36,648 – £38,223

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent 

Application closing date – 6th March 2024

Leisure Assistant

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Ipswich Borough Council’s Sport and Leisure Team as a Level 2 Recreational Facilities Assistant. In this role you will be responsible for assisting the team with the efficient day-to-day operation of our sports and leisure facilities to ensure our customers can be more active in a safe and customer focused environment. 

Salary – £24,705 – £25,547 pro rata

Job Type – 37 and 7.75 hours per week, 2 x Permanent 

Application closing date – 31st March 2024

Leisure Assistant (Casual)

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Ipswich Borough Council’s Sport and Leisure Team as a Level 2 Recreational Facilities Assistant. In this role you will be responsible for assisting the team with the efficient day-to-day operation of our sports and leisure facilities to ensure our customers can be more active in a safe and customer focused environment.

Salary – £12.81 – £13.24 per hour

Job Type – Annual 5 hours (casual)

Application closing date – 31st March 2024

General Parks Manager

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Ipswich Park’s Team as the General Parks Manager. This role will be responsible for not only delivering a wide range of grounds maintenance services, including hard and soft landscaping and manage the parks protection team, whilst collaborating with other operational areas within the Council.

Salary – £48,474 – £50,512

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Permanent 

Application closing date – 29th February 2024

Landscapes Apprentice

 

Are you a practical person with a passion for working in the outdoors and want to improve our parks and open spaces? Ipswich Borough Council is looking to appoint a Landscapes Apprentice to join our team.

Salary – £14,261

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Fixed Term for 2 years

Application closing date – 29th February 2024

Business Support Apprentice

 

This Apprenticeship involves providing administrative support within the Business Support service area of the Shared Revenues Partnership (SRP), which delivers Revenues and Benefits Services on behalf of Ipswich, Babergh and Mid Suffolk Councils. The post is varied and includes tasks such as ICT support, website publications and e-form administration.

Salary – £14,261

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Fixed Term for 18 months

Application closing date – 22nd March 2024

Principal Building Control Surveyor

 

We are seeking either an LABC Level 6 qualified Principal Building Control Surveyor or someone studying / prepared to study for this level of qualification to fill a career grade post for Ipswich Borough Council. 

Salary – up to £72,000 depending on qualifications and experience 

Job Type – Permanent, 37 hours per week

Application closing date – 31st March 2024

Grounds Maintenance Apprentice

 

Are you a practical person with a passion for working in the outdoors and want to improve our parks and open spaces? Ipswich Borough Council is looking to appoint a Grounds Maintenance Apprentice to join our team.

Salary – £14,261

Job Type – 37 hours per week, Fixed Term for 2 years

Application closing date – 29th February 2024

Bus Drivers

 

Do you want to be a local hero?

We are looking for friendly, caring and confident people who are passionate about customer service to join our amazing team of bus drivers in and around Ipswich.

We offer some of the leading rates of pay in the area– drivers you join either our 4-day or 5-day town rota where you will be paid an hourly rate of £13.50 and guaranteed a minimum of 39 hours of work every week.  Your earnings will be a basic of £527+ per week. As this is your basic pay, this is the absolute minimum you will be paid, and you will normally be paid more.

Location – Ipswich

Application Open

Trainee Bus Drivers

 

Do you want to be a local hero?

We are looking for friendly, caring and confident people who are passionate about customer service to join our amazing team of bus drivers in and around Ipswich.

All you need is a can-do, customer-focused attitude and a clean car licence. We provide the training you need to help you get your bus licence, and your professional development will continue throughout your employment.

Location – Ipswich

Application Open

Term Time Bus Drivers

 

We are looking for friendly, caring and confident people who are passionate about customer service to join our amazing team of school bus drivers in and around Ipswich.

As long as you have a can-do, customer-focused attitude, We are currently welcoming applications from existing PCV License holders, and also those without bus licenses.

We offer some of the leading rates of pay in the area – after completing and training required drivers will be allocated a school route, where you will be paid an hourly rate of £12.22. Those of you wanting to work a full day will be guaranteed 30 hours pay per week. Those of you working a half day will be guaranteed 15 hours pay per week.

Location – Ipswich

Application Open

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