Principal Electoral Services Officer – Stockton on Tees

Employer: Stockton on Tees Borough Council

Salary: £31,346 - £33,782

Closing Date: 28 January 2022


Job advertisement

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work.

We are looking for someone to provide vital senior support and play a proactive role in the Electoral Services Team. The postholder will have experience in the management of elections and electoral registration and a successful record of planning, prioritizing and producing work of a high standard.

Applicants should have extensive experience in supporting the management and delivery of elections and referenda and be competent in the use of Express Management Software. You will also support the Electoral Services Manager in the day to day operation of Electoral Services in relation to the annual electoral registration canvass; the publication of the electoral register and the maintenance of the electoral register throughout the year ensuring that all statutory requirements are met whilst keeping the strategy to make the register as accurate and complete as possible under review.

We are looking for someone with excellent customer care, IT skills and strong written and oral communication. The postholder should be a personable, committed, individual who is highly organized and used to dealing with difficult situations. They also need to be flexible and work as part of a team to meet tight deadlines.

Some working outside of normal office hours will be required during election periods.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

An online application form and further information is available from North East Jobs https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Principal_Electoral_Services_Officer/218496

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Judy Trainer, Electoral and Scrutiny Team Leader, on 01642 528158.