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At the Welsh Revenue Authority (WRA), we manage 2 devolved taxes designed and made for Wales to help fund Welsh public services.

Our roles

We’re a small and multi-skilled organisation of more than 70 staff. Our talents, skills and experience span 15 different professions, including:

  • communications
  • digital and data
  • finance
  • human resources
  • legal
  • operational delivery
  • policy
  • tax

See our current vacancies and how to apply for our roles.

To find out more about our work, see our latest corporate plan.

What we offer

Pay

Our salaries reflect the increasing skills and knowledge you’ll develop with us, allowing you to reach the top of your pay band within 3 to 4 years.

Grade Minimum salary Maximum salary
Team Band £21,300 £24,630
Executive Officer (EO) £25,860 £29,430
Higher Executive Officer (HEO) £31,210 £38,160
Senior Executive Officer (SEO) £40,100 £47,470
Grade 7 £51,380 £61,440
Grade 6 £64,520 £75,480

Senior Civil Service salary bands are set centrally by the Cabinet Office.

We’re proud to be a Living Wage employer.

Our benefits

These include:

  • 31 days annual leave plus 2 privilege days
  • flexi-time
  • 1 hour per week for wellbeing activities
  • generous parental leave
  • a choice of Civil Service pension schemes
  • cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans
  • salary advances
  • time to learn Welsh with funded language courses
  • an engaged, collaborative culture – see our People Survey results

Terms

We’re a non-ministerial government department staffed by civil servants. The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We’re committed to ensuring personal taxpayer information is handled appropriately. All WRA staff are required to sign a declaration of confidentiality.

Successful candidates must pass basic security checks.

Some roles need higher levels of security clearance; we’ll state this in our job descriptions.

Nationality requirements

Our roles are open to:

  • UK nationals
  • nationals of Commonwealth countries
  • nationals of the Republic of Ireland
  • European Economic Area (EEA) nationals with (or eligible for) status under the EUSS
  • relevant EEA or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
  • relevant EEA or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
  • certain family members of the relevant EU & Turkish nationals

Candidates will be subject to UK immigration requirements. As well as Civil Service nationality rules which will give you further information on whether you’re able to apply.

If you're applying for a role requiring security clearance, please be aware that foreign or dual nationality is not an automatic bar.

A small number of posts may have restrictions which could affect those who either:

  • do not have sole British nationality
  • have personal connections with certain countries outside the UK

We’ll state this on our job descriptions if it applies.

Equality and diversity

We particularly welcome and encourage applications from groups under-represented in our workforce, including:

  • people from ethnic minority communities
  • disabled people

This means that everyone should have the same opportunities for employment and promotion with us based on their:

  • ability
  • qualifications
  • suitability for the job

No one should receive less favourable treatment because of their:

  • race
  • sex
  • sexual orientation
  • age
  • gender identity
  • marriage or civil partnership
  • pregnancy and maternity
  • disability
  • religion or belief
  • family or domestic responsibilities
  • working patterns, such as part-time

Nor should anyone be disadvantaged because of other conditions or requirements, which cannot be shown to be justified.

Disability confident employer

The WRA is a Disability Confident – Level 2 ‘Committed’ employer. We’re committed to understanding the techniques, skills and confidence we need to recruit, retain and develop people with:

  • disabilities
  • long-term health conditions

Zero tolerance to racism

The WRA is signed up to Zero Racism Wales’ zero-tolerance policy to racism.

We’re committed to promoting a more inclusive and equal workplace and society, where everyone has the right to feel safe, valued and included.

We welcome the breadth and diversity of tradition, belief and culture. We’ll work to ensure that everyone is treated fairly and equally irrespective of race, in our employment and service delivery.

For more on what we’re doing to meet our responsibilities for equality, see our annual equality report and strategic objectives.

Grievance and complaints

The law requires that selection for appointment to the Civil Service is on merit on the basis of fair and open competition. See the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles where this is set out.

If you feel your application has not been treated in line with the recruitment principles, and you wish to complain, you should contact the Head of HR.

Email: hr@wra.gov.wales

If you’re not satisfied with our response, you can contact the Civil Service Commission.