All of our vacancies are advertised on My Job Scotland.

You should choose to work for us if you want to be part of our Council of the Future

Our Council of the Future builds on the fact that the Council is well respected, has a culture of efficiency and continuous improvement and we take our community leadership role very seriously.

We are an organisation that makes a real difference to the lives of almost 160,000 people. We're situated between Glasgow and Edinburgh, and home to the world famous Falkirk Wheel and Kelpies - the Falkirk area is thriving and filled with opportunity. As a bold council, we are transforming how we deliver our services to better meet the needs of our communities by harnessing the talents of our employees and encouraging them to break new ground and be creative.

We are engaging with our communities, listening to what they say and acting on their feedback, using data to understand their needs and embracing digital technology to modernise how we work. It's an exciting, challenging and rewarding time to become a Falkirk Council employee and we need motivated and talented people to join us on our journey to become the Council of the Future, one that is responsive, innovative, trusted and ambitious.

Our people make the difference. We have around 7,000 employees working in a diverse range of roles, including teachers, planners, carers, social workers and many more professions.

With a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a career average salary pension scheme, there’s plenty of opportunity to grow your career with us - whether you're starting as a Modern Apprentice or developing skills to take your talent further. We understand that work isn’t the only thing in your life and are happy to consider flexible working options in various posts. We have a family leave policy, a generous holiday allowance and an opportunity to purchase additional annual leave all designed to help you achieve the perfect work-life balance.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to ensuring our recruitment and selection process is accessible to all. If you would like an application pack or application form in a different format please contact our Staffing and Recruitment Team via staffing.recruitment@falkirk.gov.uk.

We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates who are disabled or are a looked after child, in continuing care or are a care leaver (up to age 26) who meet the essential minimum criteria for the post.

View our terms and conditions (non-teaching employees).

Employee benefits

We have a range of employee benefits available including:

  • AA membership Scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts with local businesses/retailers and national discounts through our Vivup Platform
  • Purchase Additional Annual Leave Scheme
  • Salary Finance

Flexible working

Mobile/flexible working is encouraged when the job role allows.

The Flexible Working Policy allows for applications to be submitted for various flexible working arrangements including:

  • job share
  • part time
  • term time
  • compressed hours
  • career breaks
  • annualised hours
Flexible Working policy

What you can expect from us

We want to welcome you to our Council and will make sure appropriate induction arrangements are in place.

You'll be invited to a corporate induction session where you'll hear about various useful topics including health and safety, corporate parenting, council of the future, HR, MyView, Corporate Fraud and how the council works.

You'll have access to a wide range of online and classroom based training and learning opportunities including OLLE, our online learning platform. As well as the more formal learning and development opportunities, you will have the opportunity to take part in a number of 'on the job' activities as well.

We expect you to

  • Be Responsive, Innovative, Trusted and Ambitious
  • Take ownership of your work
  • Treat others fairly and with respect
  • Work safely and follow procedures
  • Listen to and value others
  • Talk to us – tell us what's going well and what's not going so well