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How to apply for a job

We recruit for positions at Colchester Borough Council, Colchester Borough Homes and our three commercial companies, Amphora Trading, Amphora Energy and Colchester Amphora Homes.

Each job vacancy provides an overview of the position, an outline of the skills we would like our candidates to have, and a link to apply online.

Only candidates shortlisted for the next stage of our selection process will be contacted. Successful candidates selected for interview will be informed within one month of the closing date.

Applying for a job

You will be asked to either complete an online application form or provide a CV and covering letter. This depends on the vacancy you are applying for, and the job information will include details of which of these two options you can use.

Please note that we do not accept speculative CVs or applications. All current vacancies are shown on our Jobs page.

You can find further guidance in our information for applicants (PDF, 201KB).

Contact us for further information

HR Service Centre
Telephone: 01206 282 112
Textphone users dial 18001 followed by the full telephone number you wish to call.

Page last reviewed: 7 February 2020