South Oxfordshire & Vale of White Horse – Electoral Services Officer

Employer: South Oxfordshire & Vale of White Horse District Councils

Salary: £30,584 to £36,456 per year

Closing Date: Noon, Friday 25 September 2020


Job Details and Requirements

South Oxfordshire & Vale of White Horse are looking for an experienced, professional and enthusiastic person to join our elections team as an Electoral Services Officer.

We’re looking for someone to work alongside our other Electoral Services Officer to ensure we continue to deliver high quality elections in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse – this can range from local parish by-elections and Neighbourhood Plan Referendums to parliamentary elections and referendums.  You will also work closely with our electoral support officers to deliver an excellent electoral registration service.

About South and Vale

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are two forward thinking councils working together on a shared services basis.

We are a friendly and supportive organisation based in one of the most attractive areas of the country, with modern, open plan offices, great public transport and an excellent benefits package.  We are happy to support home working requests where practical.

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced officer who is ambitious, organised, professional and enthusiastic.  In return we offer a busy, varied and challenging role which will allow you to play a key and exciting part in ensuring the democratic process in southern Oxfordshire.

You will support the Electoral Services Team Leader in the delivering elections and carrying out electoral registration and administration duties.

If you hold the AEA certificate in electoral administration it’s a bonus, however we are very happy to support you to work towards it.

Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact Susan Baker, Electoral Services Team Leader, on 07717 274700.  Visit southoxon.gov.uk or whitehorsedc.gov.uk to download an application pack and apply online.

Closing date for completed applications: midday on Friday 25 September, and the interviews will be held virtually during the week of 5 October.