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Electoral Services Officer

  • Employer: Blaby District Council
  • Reference: REQ00678
  • Published: Thu 22/07/2021, 7:55 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 05/08/2021, 11:56 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,511 - £32,234 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough, Leicester, LE19 2EP, Leicestershire

Electoral Services Officer

 Scale 5 £26,511 - £32,234 per annum

37 hours per week

Permanent

We are looking for an organised and experienced electoral administrator to support the Customer Access & Electoral Services Manager in the strategic planning, project management and operational delivery of electoral registration activities and the conduct of elections. 

You will have a proven track record in electoral registration and elections and will have gained or be willing to work towards the AEA Certificate in Electoral Administration.  You must be able to work flexibly (during busy election periods you will be required to work a significant number of additional hours, including evenings and weekends) and be organised and self-disciplined.

You will provide highly competent administrative support to the service including maintaining the register of electors, promoting and encouraging electoral registration and participation, processing absent vote applications, publishing monthly alterations lists, organising and supporting data mining activity and meeting all statutory deadlines of the election timetable.

This is a politically restricted post.

Job Description & Person Specification

Benefits of working with us include a local government pension scheme, exciting career opportunities, flexible working including a flexi-time scheme and out of town offices with free car parking and cycle bays. To find out more, click on the link below Employee benefits

If you would like an informal conversation regarding the position, please contact Neil Briggs, Customer Access & Electoral Services Manager at neil.briggs@blaby.gov.uk

Blaby District Council want their workforce to reflect the make up the community we serve, and we therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. 

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please select the 'apply online' button below.

Should you have any technical issues when applying, please call the Human Resources team on 0116 2727517 or email Human.resources@blaby.gov.uk

Closing date: 5 August 2021 (midday)
 

Interview date: 12 August 2021 

(Shortlisted candidates will be asked to prepare a 5 minute presentation based on key changes that will affect the delivery of electoral services provisions over the coming years)

Please note: If you are a disabled applicant and you meet all of the essential criteria of the Job Description and Person Specification you will be guaranteed an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme. You just need to let us know on the application form. Please note, there may be occasions where it may not be appropriate to interview all applicants under this scheme, this may be due to high number of applications or seasonal high peak times, however the recruiting manager will select the applicant who best meets the essential criteria of the job profile.

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How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

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  • Employer: Blaby District Council
  • Reference: REQ00678
  • Published: Thu 22/07/2021, 7:55 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 05/08/2021, 11:56 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,511 - £32,234 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough, Leicester, LE19 2EP, Leicestershire

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