Working in Fife

Fife Council is the third largest authority in Scotland and the largest employer in Fife with a workforce of approximately 18,000 and together we play a key part in making Fife a great place to live, work and visit!

Our employees are actively encouraged to be smarter in the way they work, use modern technologies and work flexibly. By streamlining practices we can deliver best value for the best customer benefits and improve the customer experience.

We meet the challenge of increasing demand on decreasing budget by working with local organisations and local communities in partnership, sharing resources and deliver integrated services. This benefits all of our customers.

We're outcome focused, celebrate achievements and strive for innovation. We're committed to recognising and developing the skills and talent of our workforce. There are plenty of opportunities to progress your career with us.

We're open, accountable and responsive in the way we work. Sharing responsibility is key to our success; after all, if you're part of our workforce, you're part of the future of Fife.

The career paths on offer are as diverse as the numerous services we provide. We also have a strong commitment to creating employment and training opportunities for young people in Fife, offering opportunities that combine experience within a Council job role with training towards a recognised qualification.

As an Equal Opportunities employer we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community. In addition, we are a Disability Confident employer and as users of the scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

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If you have any queries about Fife Council vacancies please email or telephone the Council's recruitment team on 03451 550088.

Employee Benefits

As well as offering flexible working arrangements, our employee benefits include membership of the local government pension scheme, leisure activity discounts and a range of other discounts and benefits. We also recognise the benefit of having a healthy workforce and provide a range of support services such as occupational health services and counselling to help you stay healthy in mind and body.