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Public Sector jobs in Plymouth

What is The Public Sector in Plymouth?


The term ‘public sector’ refers to the aspect of clerical and economic life that manages with the delivery of services and goods by the government whether it’s national, regional (such as County Council) or local (such as District or Borough Council). Any aspect of the economy which is managed by government spending and employment is considered to be public sector.

Examples of Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council activity range from delivering benefits, administering urban planning and law enforcement.


What type of jobs can you find in the Public Sector in Plymouth?


The public sector offers a wide range of jobs in a wide range of areas. Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council jobs you may find in Plymouth might include:



  • Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council Care jobs like childcare and care managers.

  • Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council Administration jobs such as secretarial and data entry.

  • Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council Social work jobs like support work, outreach work and young person.

  • Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council Economic development such as business advice, business management and workforce development.

  • Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council Environmental Jobs such as planning officers.

  • Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council Consultancy and advisory Jobs in areas such as education and nursing.

  • Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council Emergency services Jobs like police, fire service and ambulance.

  • Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council Local services jobs such as library workers

  • Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council Parking enforcement like traffic wardens and car park assistants.

  • And many more.


What public sector jobs are available to you in Plymouth?


In the Plymouth area, two of the biggest employers are public sector – Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council. Both are fantastic employers offering a vast array of public sector jobs. You can find various different types of part time jobs, permanent jobs, full time jobs, contract jobs and temporary jobs as well as apprenticeships, charity work and access to work.

Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council also have a solid commitment to equality of opportunity to work with help available to those who require it.

Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council also provide extensive of training for new and existing employees increasing the future opportunities available to them.


How can AllPlymouthJobs help you find a job in the public sector in Plymouth?


AllPlymouthJobs are pleased to be able to bring you all the latest public sector jobs in the Plymouth area. Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council post their jobs with us and when you are registered with AllPlymouthJobs as seeking a public sector job then we will email you an alert so you can keep up to date with Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council jobs in Plymouth.

There are a couple of ways to search for public sector jobs. Firstly, you can try looking in an area relevant to you, such as Management and any Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council jobs will appear there. Secondly, due to the massive popularity of Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council jobs, we have created a dedicated public sector jobs section. When you select the Public Sector & Not For Profit Jobs link we will show you all the available Plymouth City Council / Devon County Council jobs in the Plymouth area.


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