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Working for Dorset Council

This is a unique opportunity to join a brand new council in Dorset – home to the spectacular Jurassic Coast and thriving market towns and villages with a strong sense of community and identity.

View current vacancies and apply

Browse through our current Dorset Council job vacancies and apply online

On 1 April 2019, 5 district and borough councils and the county council were replaced by the new Dorset Council which will deliver more efficient, accessible and modern public services.

Serving 375,000 Dorset residents, the new unitary authority is responsible for a wide range of services including

  • education
  • highways
  • waste collection and disposal
  • transport planning
  • passenger transport
  • social care, housing
  • libraries
  • leisure and recreation
  • environmental health
  • planning applications
  • strategic planning

At Dorset Council employees are encouraged to develop new and innovative ways of doing things to help us deliver more effective and efficient services for the people of Dorset.

You will have the opportunity to build your career in a modern, flexible and inclusive organisation, and this is an exciting time to join – at the start of our journey together.

See more information about our new council.

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