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Working in the Broads is very special.

There are lots of different career paths within the varied work of the Broads Authority from rangers and ecologists to press, finance and planning officers. Find out more about who we are and how we work.

We are open and transparent about our recruitment process. We have a policy for recruiting and strive to ensure equal opportunities.

Broads Local Access Forum

In addition to any current vacancies listed below we are looking for volunteers who have an interest in the Broads countryside to be part of the Broads Local Access Forum which meets to discuss access issues. Here are further details.

Navigation Committee

We are also looking for someone to serve on the Navigation Committee. You need a good knowledge of the Broads, current issues and the recreational uses of this special area.

This is not a salaried role but there is a modest allowance and reasonable expenses paid to members. Further details can be found here.

Current vacancies

  • Communications Officer (Media and PR)

    The Communications Officer (Media and PR) will be responsible for managing media relations across the Broads Authority and for generating good press for the Authority, the Broads and Broads Tourism by seeking and creating PR opportunities.

    We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual with the variety of skills required to create and maintain a positive profile and help deliver an integrated approach to multi-channel PR.

    Closing date 01 March 2017

  • Communications Officer (Digital and PR)

    The Communications Officer (Digital and PR) will develop, curate and actively manage the Broads Authority and visitor websites and social media platforms, intranet and e-newsletters.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual with the variety of skills required to deliver an integrated approach to multi-channel content and PR.

    Closing date 01 March 2017

  • Summer Seasonal Ranger - 2 vacancies

    We are seeking outstanding professional enthusiastic and committed individuals to fill these exciting opportunities in the Ranger team, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise in countryside and waterways management.

    The successful candidates will encourage and ensure safe and proper use of the Broads area by means of patrolling, liaison, education and enforcement on both land and water. You should have knowledge of the Broads, good boat handling skills and experience dealing with emergencies.

    Closing date 02 March 2017

Application forms and notes

Please note that we only accept applications for advertised vacancies using the official application form. We are unable to process speculative employment enquiries and we do not keep prospective CVs on file.

If you are applying for one of our current vacancies you might find our application guidance notes helpful. You will also be required to submit a Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which helps us ensure equal opportunities for all.

What happens when you apply?

  • We shortlist to specific criteria which is set by the job description and person specification.
  • We hold interviews with two to three panel members, where we ask questions to explore experiences and competencies.
  • Sometimes we ask for a short presentation or a practical exercise.
  • We carefully choose the person we want to appoint based on their interview and experiences matched to the job requirement.
  • We offer the job by telephone and follow up with a formal conditional written offer.