Application Process - Working for Essex
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We want talented, positive, team-spirited people to feel welcome and fairly treated at Essex County Council – and that starts before you join us. This is the philosophy behind our application process. Please take a look at the different stages.

Our application process varies from role to role, but below are some stages you may find as part of your application.

We are an equal opportunities employer, so if you need any support or assistance at any point in the application process, please email We will be very happy to make any reasonable adjustments you need.

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Our reputation

We are proud to have been recognised as ‘Excellent’ by the Local Government Association. We were commended in all five areas of the Equality framework for local government [], first awarded to us in 2012.

Guaranteed interviews

At ECC, we are proud to operate guaranteed interview schemes under our commitment to disability confident, veterans and care leavers. To find out more about this commitment please visit our Equality & Diversity section.

We really hope that you have a positive experience with ECC. We would also love to hear your feedback, so please share this with us at

We wish you the very best of luck in your application.

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