Careers portal

Why work for us?

A commitment to our values

We are committed to our values of respect, integrity, collaboration, inclusivity and being people-focussed. These values set out how we can contribute to the success of the council and our own success as individuals. Learn more about our values and behaviours.

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Great rewards and benefits

Flexible working, great discounts and support for families. Find out more about the rewards and benefits available to our employees.

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Work in the Great Waterfront City

Portsmouth is home to a magnificent seafront, rich history and a vibrant culture. Learn more about working in Portsmouth.

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A Disability Confident employer

We are committed to providing equal opportunity and freedom from discrimination. Find out more about how we’re a Disability Confident employer.

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Award-winning support for members of the Armed Forces community

Portsmouth is the first unitary authority in the south east to receive an Armed Forces Gold award. Learn more about our support for members of the Armed Forces community.

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Flexible and temporary roles

You can join our temporary recruitment agency for temporary work opportunities. Learn more about signing up for temporary work.

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Need help with your application?

Our guidance gives you practical advice throughout the application process, from finding the perfect role to acing your interview.

How to apply