Jobs and careers

Search vacancies and apply for a job with Argyll and Bute Council

We aim to deliver the best service possible to the 88,050* people we serve and we aim to ensure that everyone in our around 5,000 strong team feels valued and respected.

In order to be the best and deliver the best services, we need to employ the best people possible. People who care about the community they are part of and who want to help make it better. People with the drive and ambition to make things happen.

We offer a wide range of career paths, from manual to professional and everything in between. So whether you are a classroom assistant, an accountant, a lawyer, a planner, a social worker, or an administrator, the chances are we have got the job you are looking for. We also offer opportunities for trainees and apprentices, so if you are looking to take your first step into work and are keen to learn, there are opportunities for you here.

If you are aiming for a rewarding career where your skills count, you should be aiming to join us.

Growing our own

Growing our Own is all about providing opportunities for young people, but it’s also about investing in our own current workforce to develop their skills and create opportunities

Find out more about the "Growing Our Own" scheme

You can find out more about working for the council here - pay scales, the pension scheme and other benefits, and our main policies. We are also part of the Disability Confident Scheme. websiteFor more advice on finding and applying for a job anywhere in the UK, visit the website

You can also find Local government job listings at ScotJobsNet  

Job opportunities with our partners

Argyll and Bute Council works closely with other public sector organisations across the area. As part of our commitment to encouraging talented people to live and work in Argyll and Bute, we want to make sure that all job opportunities are easily found. Please see below links to the jobs currently available with our partners.

Find help getting back into the workplace

Moving to Argyll and Bute

Thinking about relocating to Argyll and Bute, Home Argyll can provide you with quality Home Advice making it easy for you to find housing within Argyll and Bute.

Argyll and Bute Council operates a manager led recruitment process.  Our managers use the Talentlink recruitment portal to manage their vacancies fully from start to finish and are able to view all data contained in MyJobScotland. Managers will only use the information contained therein for recruitment and selection purposes in line with data protection as set out in the GDPR.

Application packs for supply posts in our schools

If you are appling for supply teaching, non-teaching or janitorial posts in our schools, you can find the application packs and documentation here: