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Working for the City of London Corporation

Bringing new talent to a historic city

The City of London Corporation is a uniquely diverse organisation not only in the services we provide, but also in the careers we have on offer. This section provides you with an overview of what it is like to work for the City Corporation and offers you with advice and guidance to help you with your job search.

If you have any problems using our recruitment portal contact the HR team.

About us

The City of London Corporation provides statutory local authority services for the Square Mile, meeting the needs of our varied communities. But we have a special role and wide remit that goes beyond that of an ordinary local authority. This includes our role as a police authority (City of London Police), the London Port Health Authority, the Barbican, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Our main offices are located at Guildhall in the heart of the City of London, and we also have offices at Mansion House, Walbrook Wharf and outside the Square Mile to support our other functions such as our green spaces and the ports.

Find out more about the City Corporation, who we are and what we do, the services we provide, the businesses we support and the things to see and do in the City and Green Spaces around the City.


The City of London Corporation strives to be an excellent employer with a modern suite of employee benefits, employment policies and procedures. We pride ourselves on being committed to providing high quality management, valuing diversity of our workforce and providing the best possible learning and development opportunities for our employees, which in turn will enable excellent service delivery.

The City Corporation is proud to be a member of the Disability Confident scheme and to be a London Living Wage employer.

Surprising professions

Did you believe that everybody who worked at the City Corporation would be sitting behind a desk all day?

As well as lawyers, accountants, surveyors, architects, HR, administrators, teachers and social workers, we also have more unusual jobs at the City Corporation:

  • Dog Handler
  • Chamberlain
  • Swordbearer
  • Chauffeur
  • Speechwriter
  • Pest Control Officer
  • Animal Attendant

Getting around

The City of London Corporation’s main offices are based at the Guildhall in the City of London, but we also have offices across London, at various open spaces (for example Hampstead Health and Epping Forest) and Heathrow Airport.

Download the map of how to get to Guildhall (280KB)

There are good travel links to all parts of the UK:

Network rail stations

  • London Cannon Street – 10min walk
  • London Bridge – 25 min walk
  • Liverpool Street – 16 min walk
  • Fenchurch Street – 16 min walk
  • Moorgate – 9 min walk
  • Blackfriars- 14 min walk

Tube stations

  • Bank – 5 min walk (Central, Northern, Waterloo & City lines)
  • Canon Street -10 min walk (Circle & District lines)
  • Mansion House - 6 min walk (Circle & District lines)
  • St Pauls - 5 min walk (Central line)
  • Moorgate – 9 min walk (Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern lines)


  • Excellent bus services to London and the surrounding areas


  • City Airport