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Opportunities with Northumberland National Park Authority

Jobs & Training

We offer a wide range of jobs and training opportunities at our head office in Hexham.Northumberland National Park is a beautiful and inspiring place to live and work.

The Northumberland National Park Authority provides a wide variety of jobs and training opportunities. We aim to provide an open and supportive working environment, in which individuals are given the authority to develop their own areas and work to their particular strengths.

The Northumberland National Park Authority provides a variety of jobs for some 70 staff at its head office Hexham, and at field bases at Walltown and Rothbury. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and have been recognised as an Investor In People for more than 10 years.

We also believe in fostering a work-life balance, with flexible working, job-sharing and a working from home policy.

As well as paid employment, there are other ways to get involved with the work of Northumberland National Park Authority. For example, we are looking for people to help us with the Authority review process. For more information, see the Independent Review Person Vacancy.

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Planning in the National Park

Northumberland National Park Authority is the statutory Planning Authority for the area of the Northumberland National Park. View our planning pages here.