My Hastings service disruption

Due to important maintenance work, we will be unable to process online payments from 12 midday until 8pm on Sunday 29 April. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Completing this Form

Selection for interview will be based solely on this application form so please read all of the information thoroughly before completing it as fully as possible.
CVs are not acceptable, unless otherwise stated.
Hastings Borough Council is an equal opportunities employer. If you have an impairment or long term health issue, and tell us about it, you will automatically be invited to interview, provided you meet the minimum essential requirements on the Person Specification. We will also contact you to establish any arrangements needed to enable you to attend interview and accept a job offer if you are successful. Please use the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form to do this.
Please look at the Job Description for the main duties of the job and the Person Specification for the skills and experiences needed to do the job. Tailor your application so we can see how your skills and experiences match those needed for the job. Give us examples. If it’s not obvious how your background qualifies you for the job, explain it to us. After all, many skills are transferable. Make sure all information is truthful and accurate. Use dates that we can check.
Always check the closing date/time, and ensure your application is submitted on time. Late applications will not be considered.

Acknowledging your Application

If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date, you should assume that your application has not been successful.

General Information


37 hour standard working week, Monday to Friday unless contract specifies otherwise.
Flexi time available 7am - 7pm (core times apply).
Hours may vary according to business needs.


Leave year: April 1 - March 31. Four concessionary days are included to provide for the Christmas/New Year break.
Leave entitlement based on length of service:
- less than 5 years - 26 days
- at least 5 and less than 10 years - 31 days
- at least 10 and less than 15 years - 34 days
- at least 15 years - 36 days


Salary scale as advertised. Hay Evaluation System applies to all clerical, professional and technical posts.
Salary usually paid on 15th of the month.


All employees (unless they request otherwise) are automatically entered into the Local Government Pension Scheme if eligible.


Season tickets can be purchased from Parking Services, Muriel Matters, Breeds Place, Hastings.


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