Electoral Services Officer – North Hertfordshire

Employer: North Hertfordshire District Council

Salary: Career Grade 3 – 5, starting from £18,300 to £20,412 per annum (full time)

Closing Date: Noon on 24th January 2019

Details of vacancy

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our busy electoral services team as an Electoral Services Officer. This post will give you the opportunity to start and maintain a career in electoral services. Or you may already be an Electoral Services Assistant looking for the next step up.  Duties include assisting with the maintenance of the Electoral Register and helping with the organisation of all types of election, referenda, BID and Parish Polls.

You will:

  • Have the ability to explain processes to the public orally and with clarity and brevity
  • Be able to work in a team regulated by strict timetables
  • Have accurate data entry skills and good attention to detail
  • Need to regularly visit residents in private properties and care establishments
  • Have at least one years experience of working in a busy customer focused environment

Good written, verbal and IT skills are essential.

We can offer you an excellent benefits package including a pension scheme, generous leave allowance, flexi-time, home working, leisure concessions, training, the chance to study for recognised qualifications and more.

How to Apply

To apply for a position you must complete the Council’s online application form at www.north-herts.gov.uk under the Jobs and Careers page using our secure web recruitment tool and submit it to be received by us no later than midday on the closing date.  Please note that we do not accept CV applications, either on their own or accompanying application forms. Therefore, please ensure that all relevant information is provided on the application form.

If you would like an informal chat about the post, contact Melanie Stimpson, Democratic Services Manager, on 01462 474208. Click here for a copy of the job description and here for the person specification.

Interviews: 31 January 2019