East Lothian is one of the fastest growing areas in Scotland and offers an enviable environment in which to live and work.

We have an ambitious plan setting out what we aim to achieve over the next five years to improve the quality of life for local people. This sets out a vision for a prosperous, safe and sustainable East Lothian, with a dynamic and thriving economy.

As East Lothian continues to grow and attracts more residents and visitors we need staff who understand and value the unique appeal of our area. The council works with a range of partners to deliver better services centred around our 100,000 residents. Whether it’s improving healthcare, raising educational attainment, supporting families or driving economic growth we are committed to actions for improvement.

Could you help us achieve our goals by joining an innovative and progressive organisation that places employees at the heart of its success?

East Lothian Council - an organisation people are proud to be part of.

Why we like working here!

Looking for help and advice on jobs, training or skills development? Want to learn more about setting up a business or finding staff? Then look no further than East Lothian Works, the county’s jobs and business advice centre.

For general employment advice, tips on career choice and finding the right job for you visit My World of Work and Skills Development Scotland.

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Covid 19 Update

East Lothian Council will continue to advertise vacancies on myjobscotland for the foreseeable future. However, applicants should note that, due to the outbreak of COVID-19 it is likely that there will be a delay to the reviewing and short-listing of applications, interviews and subsequently any proposed start dates. Applicants will be advised by email should there be delays to interviews already scheduled or proposed start dates. In some cases (where appropriate) arrangements will be made to carry out Skype/telephone interviews. Please note the above is subject to change in line with National Guidance as and when it is received. Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. You can contact the Recruitment Team by emailing recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk or telephone 01620 827868 (Option 2) if your require any further information or advice.