Working at East Lothian Council

Small enough to feel like you belong, and big enough to provide a variety of opportunities

If you’re passionate about fantastic customer service we’re sure you’ll be proud to work for East Lothian Council - where you can build on your talents and thrive.

You could play an important part in helping our people and communities to flourish. We have jobs across the county including: MusselburghTranentPrestonpansHaddingtonDunbar and North Berwick.

Our people are our greatest asset

Our workforce plays a pivotal role in providing East Lothian residents with the very best services.

With more than 4800 employees in many diverse roles, we are passionate about attracting, developing and retaining people who can help make a difference across local communities.

We encourage a working environment where we treat each other the way we want to be treated, with equality and diversity at our core. We want to recruit and retain a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds because this will help us to best meet the needs of the people of East Lothian. We welcome applications from everyone.

East Lothian is one of the most picturesque and popular parts of Scotland

We have great local places and facilities, some of Scotland’s most beautiful beaches and Edinburgh on our doorstep.

Don’t just take our word for it!

Watch our YouTube video to hear what our staff have to say about working here.

Jobs, training and business advice

Get help and advice on jobs, training or skills development or learn more about setting up a business and finding staff. East Lothian Works is 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 website.

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