Stockton on Tees – Senior Electoral Services Officer

Employer: Stockton on Tees Borough Council

Salary: £23,080 - £24.491 Annually

Closing Date: 06 November 2020

Job Advertisement

Job Description

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

You will support the Team Leader 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 comprehensive as possible under review. You will also provide and have experience in supporting the management and delivery of elections and referenda.

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.

An online application form and further information is available from

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 07766361661.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email

Completed forms can be e-mailed to or posted to Xentrall Recruitment Services, PO Box 891, Stockton on Tees, TS19 1JT, marking the envelope in the top left hand corner with the post reference number.

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