Find out what life is like working for a utility company.
Our policies towards the environment
Discover how we collect and treat waste water
Regulatory information and performance reports
Helping provide clean water to the world
Our plans for the future
Becoming more efficient and effective
Our corporate governance and company structure
Find out more about our approach to tax
Find out more about supplying Yorkshire Water
Find out about investment in the Yorkshire region
Is Yorkshire Water right for you?
Latest Jobs and Apprenticeships
Selection process, Application tips
Our Graduate development programme
Welcome to our careers pages, here you will find out more about careers at Yorkshire Water, what it’s like to work here and the roles we have available.
Whether you're looking for an apprenticeship, graduate scheme or just want to take a look at the current vacancies we have available, you'll be able to find everything you need in this section.
All our roles empower colleagues to use their own initiative, make decisions and generate new ideas. We recruit people into a wide variety of roles and use different ways to attract and assess candidates.
Our recruitment process is honest, open and two-way, we want to ensure you find out more about the job on offer and we also want to find more about you!
We're well known as a water and sewerage Company, but what else do we do in and out of Yorkshire?
With over 3,300 employees, we're one of Yorkshire's top employers, and it's no secret that we want to find more hard-working, dedicated and passionate individuals to join us in delivering our vision 'Taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.
If you're passionate about delivering excellent customer service then look no further than Yorkshire Water! But don't think you'll just be fixing leaks! We're much more than that! With roles varying from building a Brand strategy, optimising our processes to working in the heart of our customer contact centre, we've got jobs to suit all different types of skill sets.
Engaging with young people across Yorkshire
We’re always looking to attract new talent into Yorkshire Water and as a business we’ve made a commitment to recruit over 160 apprentices and 100 trainees to join the business over the next 5 years.
As part of this exciting recruitment strategy we are working more closely with schools, colleges and universities across the region and are attending the following careers events across the Yorkshire region.
If you know somebody who would be interested in joining the Apprentice Programme at Yorkshire Water please encourage them to visit us at the following Apprenticeship Evening Events that are happening across the region.
St Aidan’s C of E High School, Harrogate
Date: Thursday 10th March, 2016
Sheffield Water Centre
Date: Thursday14th January, 2016
Apprenticeships Be Inspired, Ponds Forge, Sheffield
Date: Wednesday 2nd March, 2016
Co-operative Academy School , Leeds
Date: Thursday 28th January, 2016
Apprenticeship Advice Event
Date: Thursday 10th March, 2016
Student & Parent Careers Fair
Date: Wednesday 20th April, 2016
Time: From 2:00pm onwards
Leeds Apprenticeship Fair 2016, The First Direct Arena
Date: Monday 14th March, 2016
Time: 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Kirklees Apprenticeship Evening, John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield
Date: Thursday 25th February, 2016
Mirfield Free Grammar & Sixth Form, Dewsbury
Date: Wednesday16th March, 2016
With the option of being able to gain on the job experience along with a competitive starting salary, it comes as no surprise to us that apprenticeships have grown in popularity over the past few years.
We recognise the need both fresh new talent and experience in our workplace, that's why we've already employed many apprentices in different business units across Yorkshire Water.
Find out more about our current apprenticeship scheme and how you can get involved.
Have you got a degree and are looking for a job? We're here for you!
Our established Graduate development programme is perfect for those who wish to take their university knowledge that extra mile and start developing new skills and abilities in the workplace.
If you're hardworking, passionate and have ambition to continue to learn new things then we'd love for you to take a look at our graduate scheme in further detail.
Click on the following link below to learn more about the programme, the placements you'll be on, what you'll learn and who you'll be working with.
We strongly believe that a good work-life balance is essential for maintaining a productive and happy working environment, and we will do everything we can to give you a helping hand, from providing the opportunity to purchase childcare vouchers, to money off bus and train travel.
Competitive basic salary and the potential to earn even more through a performance related bonus based on both company and individual performance. So, if you do a great job then you'll be rewarded for it!
• Extra rewards for outstanding contribution to your role.
• Generous holiday entitlement (on top of bank holidays).
• Excellent quality contributory pension scheme; free life assurance and personal accident insurance.
• Some roles also attract additional benefits such as a car, additional holidays and private healthcare.
We're committed to providing a diverse and inclusive working environment which reflects its equally diverse customer base. This is integral to delivering against our Strategic Business Objectives and our vision of ‘Taking responsibility for the water environment for good’.
We also believe that an innovative and effective Equality and Diversity Strategy is an essential ingredient in maintaining sector leading performance, promoting equality of opportunity amongst all existing and future employees.
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