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 Applying to work with us

We are committed to ensuring that all applicants are treated fairly and are assessed purely on their ability to successfully perform the job.  We aim to select the most suitable person for each post on the basis of their relevant skills, knowledge, qualification and competence.

To do this we use a competency-based approach to recruitment. Using role profiles, person specifications and competency based interviews.

Role Profile:

Gives a general overview of the post along with the skills, knowledge, qualifications and competency requirements.

Person Specification:

  • Gives the specific requirements of the post.
  • Shows what applicants need to have (the essential criteria) and what would be good to have (the desirable criteria) in line with the competency requirements of the post.
  • The selection panel will use to short-list and shows where they'll get evidence of the applicants competence.

Competency Based Interview:

Applicants will be asked questions to give evidence of their competence for each competency. e.g. "Tell me about a time where you handled a difficult customer, what happened and what was the outcome"

Our  R&S Guide to Working for Glasgow City Council (PDF) [287KB] (opens new window)  not only outlines the great benefits available to those employees working for Glasgow City Council it also explains the full recruitment and selection process and gives useful hints and tips to help you with your application.

We also have the following guides which provide an overview of our competency framework:


Equal Opportunities Employer

As one of Scotland's largest employers, we offer a wide range of rewarding and challenging jobs and careers across a diverse range of public services such as education, roads maintenance, cleansing, licensing, social work and many more.

We are an equal opportunities employer and want our workforce to reflect the diversity of the local community we serve. We particularly encourage applications from black and minority ethnic (BME), Disabled and LGBTQ+ candidates who we would like to see better represented in our workforce. 

For more information read our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion page.


Benefits of working with us

Our employees have access to a wide-ranging and generous benefits package. If you're successful in your job application you'll have access to these benefits, which include:

  • 26 days (182 hours) paid annual leave, rising to 29 days (203 hours) after 5 years service
  • 12.5 days (87.5 hours) paid public holidays each year
  • Pension Scheme (opens new window)
  • Life and Personal Accident Insurance
  • Occupational Sickness Pay
  • Staff Benefit Scheme
  • Glasgow Credit Union


Employment Policies

We have a various policies in place relating to employment with us.

Select the appropriate link provided below to view each policy:

These provide a snapshot of what to expect and what we expect from you, if you work for us.

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Last modified on 08 May 2024

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