Our working here pages should give you a real insight into what it is like working at Essex County Council. We understand that people are at the heart of everything we do, and our employees make our ambitions possible. That is why we invest in our people.

Find out more about our organisational strategy, our vision for Essex, our employee community, our rewards, our commitment to continue to support our employee’s professional development and their wellbeing. 

Application Process

Our application process varies from role to role, but below are some stages you may find as part of your application.

Employee Recognition & Engagement

In return for your dedication and talent, you deserve to feel a sense of belonging, involvement and recognition.

Entry to Work

Alongside all the permanent and temporary roles you’d expect, we have a range of opportunities for you to work with us. We call these entry routes.

Learning & Development

Learning at Essex County Council is not a one-off event, it’s a continual process that evolves as you develop.

Pay and Reward

Unique to our organisation, Essex Pay is designed to make sure our pay is transparent, consistent, fair and equitable.

Your Wellbeing

A healthy, content and resilient workforce is a productive one.