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Cambridge City Council

Apply for a job with us

You can apply online for all of the roles listed below, although other methods are available on request. Each advertisement includes full details of how to apply.

Before you apply, read about working for the council, staff pay and benefits, and equality and diversity in our recruitment.

We value having a workforce that represents the city we serve. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly from those who are currently underrepresented in our organisation, such as disabled people and people from minority communities.

“I work collaboratively with colleagues from across the Council as well as a range of other organisations to achieve mutual goals and have a strong working relationship with a large number of people as a result.” – Cambridge City Council employee

Current opportunities

If any of the opportunities listed below look interesting and you think you would be a good fit for it, you can apply online.

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Volunteer Shopmobility assistant

Cambridge Shopmobility is always interested to hear from individuals who might be willing to explore this important volunteering role, assisting in the day-to-day running of the Shopmobility scheme, which provides a mobility aid loan service to the public.

If you would like to find out more, have any questions, or would like to express your interest in becoming a volunteer with us, contact us at or on 01223 457337.

Senior Surveyor – Cambridgeshire Home Improvement Agency

We are looking for a Senior Surveyor to supervise and support the existing experienced Surveyors and who will act as a pivotal role in the agency supporting the Manager and managing contracts and compliance.

For informal enquiries please contact Frances Swann, Home Improvement Agency Manager, at or on 01954 713456. 

Career Pathways and Employer Engagement Officer (Part Time)

We are looking for someone who is passionate about supporting young people to fulfil their career potential and realise their ambitions.

For informal enquiries please contact Michelle Lord on 01223 457450 or email

Housing Officer

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone who has a genuine desire to take personal responsibility in delivering excellent customer service as part of our housing team; focusing on tenancy and estate management.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Anna Hill on 01223 458312 or

Technical Support Officer

If you are an excellent communicator who has sound and focused customer care skills, then our latest opportunity could be just what you’re looking for. Supporting our Streets and Open Spaces managers in the day to day running of the service.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Sarah Tovell on 01223 458207 or email

Electoral Canvasser (Temporary)

You will be required to encourage registration in your allocated area by conducting a door-to-door canvass of all non-responding properties and electors. Canvassers are required to work in their own time, over a six-week period during September/October.

If you are interested, please complete our online form.

For informal enquiries please contact Electoral Services on 01223 457048 or email

Assistant Accountant (Technical)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced treasury management professional with drive, initiative and confidence to join our finance team.

For informal enquiries please contact Francesca Lawton on 07749 723847 or email

Cleaner and Caretaker

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious self-motivated person who would like to work in a key role within our Supported Housing team. Providing a cleaning and caretaking service you will play a vital part in the cleanliness, security and safety of the property and general environment for our tenants.

For informal enquiries please contact Carol Skinner on 01223 458002 or email


Private Sector Tenancy Sustainment Officer

Do you want to help end rough sleeping in Cambridge? Do you want to join a team that has an excellent track record of helping homeless people from a life on the streets into accommodation?

For informal enquiries please contact Simon Penn at

Retrofit Project Manager

The role will work across council services, with partner authorities and external partners to drive the delivery of new and innovative building retrofit projects, with particular focus on the private sector.

For informal enquiries please contact Jo Dicks on 01223 457892 or email