Find your career

From architect to zoo keeper, we have a range of career opportunities that may surprise you.

Building in our community

Providing essential facilities for our residents and businesses.

As the biggest employer of building and construction professionals in the area, we're always looking for talented and enthusiastic people to join our team.

With an approved investment programme worth over £750 million, we're continuing to build on our track record of attracting investment into the region and improving the infrastructure of the East Riding.

Types of careers

These are just some of the jobs which contribute to building in our community:

Bricklayer Electrician Energy efficiency officer Gas fitter Housing maintenance officer Joiner Labourer Plumber Semi-skilled labourer
Civil engineer Electrical engineer Flood engineer Heating engineer Mechanical engineer
Housing management officer Private sector housing officer Property officer Right to buy officer Tenant participation officer
Local development coordinator Planning officer Rural development officer
Project management
Project manager
Building surveyor Quantity surveyor Valuation and estates surveyor

Caring in our community

Enabling independence and improving quality of life.

Working in the care sector can be very rewarding for the right person. Depending on the role, you don’t always need qualifications or previous work experience in care to work in social care.

What’s really important is having the right values to work with children, families and adults; treating people with dignity and respect, being kind, reliable and empathetic.

Types of careers

These are just some of the jobs which contribute to caring in our community:

Health and wellbeing coordinator Healthy lifestyles officer Occupational health advisor/nurse Occupational therapy assistant Public health officer Safe communities officer Sport and active communities officer Substance misuse advisor
Social care delivery
Care assistant Carer support worker Community support worker Day services officer Healthy families support worker Mobile warden Passenger assistant Reablement officer
Social care planning
Care coordinator Commissioning officer Community services assessment officer Community support technician Health and review liaison officer
Social work
Adoption social worker Adult or children social worker Fostering social worker Hospital social worker
Youth work
Youth and family support practitioner Youth justice practitioner Youth offending officer Youth worker

Educating our community

Helping others to learn and achieve.

Working locally within communities in schools, adult learning centres and nurseries are popular ways to help people learn and achieve.

We also have other roles which focus on providing advice and support to others. These include working in a customer service centre, adult tutoring and giving advice on running a business.

Types of careers

These are just some of the jobs which contribute to educating our community:

Advice and support
Access to education officer Benefits assistant Business advisor Counsellor Customer advisor Education welfare officer Educational psychologist  Employment support worker Family coordinator Governor support officer Gypsy and traveller support officer Restorative justice officer Road safety assistant Sensory support officer Strategic lead - safeguarding and quality assurance  Welfare rights officer Welfare support worker
Child development
Childcare practitioner Children’s rights officer Community play ranger Crèche assistant  Nursery nurse Play development worker
Student support
Lunchtime supervisor Teaching assistant and learning support assistant
Cover supervisor Teacher
Training and learning
Adult learning tutor Learning and development officer

Protecting the community

Helping our residents be safe.

We have a range of jobs and careers that protect communities and our environment. These include looking after our countryside and coast, planning for emergencies or making sure others follow regulations - like trading or food standards.

Others focus on maintaining roads, pavements and vehicles to ensure they are safe for us to use, or on removing and recycling waste.

Types of careers

These are just some of the jobs which contribute to protecting the community:

Emergency services
Emergency planning officer
Environmental care and conservation
Animal warden/pest control officer Archaeologist Biodiversity officer Coastal officer Commercial waste officer Countryside access officer Gardener Refuse collector Tree inspector Waste and recycling officer
Highways and maintenance
Highway inspector Market attendant Roadworker School crossing patrol Sign maker Vehicle technician
Building control officer Data protection and feedback officer Deputy registrar Environmental health officer Food standards officer Health and safety inspector Licensing officer Notices and appeals officer Parking/traffic warden Trading standard officers

Providing leisure in our community

Supporting wellbeing through leisure activities.

Providing sport and exercise activities to help people feel good and stay healthy is key to working in any of 10 leisure centres or taking sport out into the community.

We also have jobs to organise and run events and exhibitions.

Our catering roles are based all over the East Riding in our leisure centres, schools and residential homes.

Types of careers

These are just some of the jobs which contribute to providing leisure in our community:

Bar and catering assistant Cook and chef Kitchen assistant
Library assistant
Sports and leisure
Activity coordinator Community sports coach Exercise class instructor Fitness coordinator Gym instructor Lifeguard  Sports development officer Swimming instructor
Art gallery or museums curators Conservator  Events assistant Exhibitions attendant Foreshores attendant Museums or archives assistants Tourist information centre customer advisor Zoo keeper

Supporting delivery in our community

In it together to serve the community.

Many of these roles are based within teams of professional staff with established career paths available. Other roles are more administrative and if you want to progress these can provide stepping stones into many other jobs here.

Other roles concentrate on analysing information and driving ongoing improvements or identifying innovations and delivering change.

Types of careers

These are just some of the jobs which contribute to supporting delivery in our community:

Administration and customer service
Administration assistant Receptionist  Stores and warehouse assistant
Caretaker Cleaner
Bus driver Land train driver Refuse lorry driver Road sweeper driver
Accountancy assistant Cashier Insurance officer Investments analyst Payroll advisor Procurement officer Revenues assistant
Human resources
HR adviser Organisational development officer Recruitment assistant 
IT applications administrator (software) IT officer (hardware) Network administrator
Legal assistant Solicitor
Marketing and communications
Advertising and marketing assistants Communications and press officers Digital communications officer Graphic designer Web designer Web developer
Performance measurement and improvement
Business transformation officer Data intelligence officer Performance officer Public health intelligence analyst Quality assurance and improvement officer