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Careers in Copeland

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A PLETHORA of job vacancies are currently up for grabs at Copeland Borough Council.

Six job vacancies are currently open for application including; Community Led Housing Development Officer, Human Resources Adviser (Payroll & Projects), Planning Policy Officer (Self Build), Revenues Officer, Senior Development Management Officer, Senior Planning Policy Officer.

Five of our longstanding staff members have recently shared their own views on employment at the Council.

Janice Carrol, Waste and Enforcement Manager who has been employed for over 27 years, said: “The organisation has been really supportive in developing me as an individual. Over the years I’ve grown from a shy admin assistant into a confident manager.”

Les Finlay, Building Control Surveyor who is spending his 29th year at the Council, said: “Copeland is a great place to work and the proof really is in the pudding - I’m still here.”

Lizzie Skelton, Project Officer who has over 10 years’ service, said: “I’ve worked at Copeland for a long time now and I don’t think I’ll ever leave.”

Louise Coid, Emergency Planning/Community Safety Officer has been with the council for 24 years, said: “Copeland have really supported my career, funding all my training and encouraging me to progress.”

Joanne Fisher, Principal Waste Officer, joined the Council over 16 years ago, she said: “There’s a real sense of family in the team and no two days are the same.”

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