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Working for Maldon District Council

Maldon District Council plays a crucial role in the development and prosperity of the District, working for the good of the community and the long-term benefit of residents, you can be part of our friendly team. From front line customer facing roles to making policy and strategy, the work of the Council is diverse and dynamic.

In addition to a competitive salary, you will be entitled to a range of benefits, including:

  • The Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car lease scheme
  • Discounted local gym membership
  • Free parking

You can also receive discounted local gym membership and payment of one annual professional fee (if applicable). We also have policies in place to support a positive work/life balance. We employ individuals across a wide range of departments, from administration and planning to leisure services and environmental health. This diversity offers opportunities for different skills and interests. Working with us offers the chance to make a tangible difference in the lives of people within the district.

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  • Living here
  • Places to visit
  • Schools
  • Transport

Living here

Maldon is one of the oldest recorded towns in Essex and has a rich history waiting to be explored. The district is home to the towns of Maldon, Burnham-on-Crouch, and Heybridge along with several smaller villages. Maldon is a picturesque, historic town boasting a rich heritage that spans centuries. Situated along the River Blackwater, Maldon's significance is deeply rooted in its Saxon origins.

Maldon - Livingh here

Places to visit

Maldon has lots to offer! Visit the popular Promenade Park and take a stroll by the River Blackwater for picnics, boating, and a fun summer splash park. Heybridge Basin is perfect for cycling along the water and enjoying waterside pubs. Explore Maldon Quay and Hythe, providing scenic viewing to the historic Thames sailing barges with a maritime feel with boatyards and historic buildings. Visit Maldon High Street which is filled with independent shops, cafes, local bakeries, and historic buildings. With local events and festivals such as the Mud Race and Beer Festival, experience the town’s vibrant community spirit. And let’s not forget Maldon Salt Works, where you can learn about the traditional salt-making process and history behind Maldon’s famous sea salt since 1882 and sold all over the world.

Maldon - Places to visit


Maldon District is home to 22 schools, with a mix of schools suitable for different age groups. The Maldon District benefits from great schools. The main towns of Maldon and Burnham-on-Crouch each have a hand full of primary schools and served by a large secondary school and Sixth Form College. Most villages have a local primary school serving the community. The District benefits from close proximity to leading universities in the nearby cities of Colchester and Chelmsford.

Maldon - Schools


Maldon offers a range of convenient transport options that cater to both locals and visitors. The town is well-connected by major roads such as the A414 and A12, providing smooth access to nearby cities and towns. With Maldon's bus network providing frequent services linking the town to surrounding areas. Whilst Maldon doesn't have its own train station, it's conveniently close to Witham, where the railway station offers direct train services to London Liverpool Street and other major destinations. Maldon’s compact size and scenic routes make cycling and walking popular choices for getting around. The district is just 50 minutes from Stansted Airport and 40 minutes from Southend Airport. With good access to the ports of Harwich, Felixstowe and Tilbury. The River Blackwater adds a unique charm to Maldon's transport options. For leisure days, enjoy boat trips along the river, providing a delightful way to see the town from a different perspective.

Maldon - Transport