Careers at the Council

The Council has many varied careers, and additional information has been created to help you learn more. Find out more about some or our areas, and then search for  vacancies on myjobscotland.

Teaching and Early Years 

We firmly believe that all teachers in our schools are leaders of learning and we offer a huge range of professional learning opportunities to help you do this - whether you're brand new to the profession, developing your career or looking for further leadership experience. 


We're Scotland’s busiest planning authority, handling over 3,000 applications a year in a city with internationally-valued built, and natural, heritage. Interested in joining our team and helping us create sustainable places where people can live their best lives?

Apprenticeship programme

Apprenticeships offer paid work while gaining experience and a recognised qualification at SCQF Level 5, 6, 7, 9, or 10. We commit to ensuring that at least 1% of our workforce are apprentices as part of the Edinburgh Guarantee.

Human Resources (HR)

HR are a skilled, people-focussed team striving to deliver the best possible experience for our workforce of more than 19,000 colleagues. 

Facilities Management

Join our professional team of cleaners and facilities technicians in local schools and buildings across the city. We have part-time cleaning posts, both permanent and fixed term, as well as both full and part-time facilities technician posts available. Join our excellent team and be based at one of our locations across the city.

Customer and Digital

If you are passionate about supporting our city, meeting people from all walks of life and finding creative solutions to solve problems- join us!


If you are interested in working in an in-house legal team with unrivalled variety and quality of work come, we are looking for lawyers who can help us to enhance Scotland’s capital city.


Our professional, dedicated and dynamic team supports vulnerable people, making sure they get the right services at the right time.


Join our responsive and flexible service and help people find homes and manage their tenancies.