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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 which includes keeping your information safe and we strive to ensure equal opportunities for all.

Current vacancies

  • Communications & Marketing Manager (National Parks)

    We are looking for a Senior Manager for the new National Parks Communications team (hosted at the Broads Authority) with considerable communications management experience, expertise and creative flair to implement a huge range of activity across the full spectrum of comms channels. Working on a varied workload to tight deadlines, the post holder will keep our corporate partners and National Park colleagues enthused, involved and informed.

    Closing date 24 June 2019

  • Digital Communications Officer (National Parks)

    Our web and social presence is vital in our efforts to connect with people that visit, work or live in our amazing landscapes. We need someone with a blend of proven success, up-to-date knowledge and commitment to respond swiftly to the constant demands of this role.

    Closing date 24 June 2019

  • Administrative Officer

    The Broads Authority is a statutory body and its general duty is to manage the Broads – one of Europe's finest and most important wetlands for nature conservation.

    Closing date 20 June 2019

  • Environment Officer

    This role supports the integrated management of the Broads and is responsible for the provision of technical expertise, with particular focus on nature conservation.

    Closing date 26 June 2019

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 an 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.


Whether you are passionate about nature and looking to get involved with the work of the Broads Authority for leisure, or want to develop a route into a paid role, then volunteering could be perfect for you.

Volunteers are an essential part of what we do and who we are, offering an invaluable resource in maintaining the scenic waterways, assisting visitors and supporting our efforts to look after the Broads National Park.

We have a number of different roles to suit a variety of needs and are often recruiting for new volunteers so make sure you visit our current opportunities page.