Vacancies at Leeds City Council

Job Vacancies at Leeds City Council

Join Team Leeds for a career with impact

Working at Leeds City Council, you can be at the heart of shaping a great northern city. We’re proud of the work we do every day to make life better for our 800,000 residents, protect our environment and boost the local economy.

We need innovative, passionate, committed people to join us and deliver for the people of Leeds. Our teams offer a choice of many varied career paths and you can browse a wide range of rewarding roles on our job site.


Our council

We work collaboratively across the council and with our partners to provide the services local people need and to drive change for the better.


Our Best City Ambition is our vision for the future of Leeds and focuses our efforts on the most impactful actions across the key areas of health and wellbeing, inclusive growth and zero carbon.

Our core values and behaviours run through everything we do, from the way we work together to the services we deliver:

  • being open, honest and trusted - I can be my best
  • treating people fairly - I feel valued for who I am
  • working as a team for Leeds - I'm part of a 'can do' team
  • working with all communities - I make a difference
  • spending money wisely​ - I make every pound go further

Our city

Leeds is a vibrant, diverse city, with a thriving economy and all the culture, shopping and entertainment you would expect from a major centre. It’s well connected too, with excellent road and rail links to the rest of the UK and Leeds Bradford International Airport close by.

There’s a good choice of affordable places to live around the city, a bus or bike ride away from wherever you need to be. You’re never far from nature and open space either, as Leeds is one of the greenest cities in the country and on the doorstep of the Dales.

Our benefits 

Our people are our future. We invest in your training and professional development and take pride in offering the best employee experience to all our colleagues. Our staff benefits include:


  • competitive salary and annual leave entitlement plus statutory holidays
  • membership of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund with generous employer contributions
  • flexible and hybrid working arrangements subject to service requirements
  • funded study for vocational qualifications and apprenticeships from Level 2 to Level 7
  • employee assistance programme and support offer to promote your wellbeing and make your money go further

Our team

With Team Leeds, you can make a difference every day to people’s lives, communities and the environment. 

Visit our job site to find out more about working for Leeds City Council and browse our current opportunities.