The present council area was created in 1996 and is the second largest local authority region in Scotland. Argyll and Bute is a place like no other in Scotland - it is an area of outstanding beauty, with mountains, sea lochs, 23 inhabited islands, six main towns and more than 3,000 miles of coastline.
It is one of the largest and most sparsely populated local authority areas in Scotland and has a population of 88,050 scattered across an area of nearly 2,700 square miles.
Whatever the role, wherever it's based, everyone in our team is supported throughout their career, thanks to our training and development programmes.
Plus, in addition to competitive salaries they enjoy a host of benefits such as generous annual leave, final salary pension and Group Life Assurance schemes, the option of flexible working patterns or job share (depending on their roles) and, where appropriate car lease schemes and other allowances.