Job Title: Corporate Services Officer
Department: Democratic Services
Salary: Scale 6 £25,927 - £27,514 per annum
Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave, staff discounts
The job role
Do you want to work at the heart of the Council supporting the Council’s Leadership Team and Councillors? Do you want to arrange, attend and facilitate meetings and produce agendas and minutes for these? And do you also want to earn a competitive salary? Then look no further.
We are a small District Council in South East Essex with good public transport links. This is an exciting time to join the Council as we are looking to rationalise our accommodation for the future with an emphasis on mobile and flexible working with flexible use of space based on good industry practice for staff, Councillors and the community.
About the role
The successful applicant will take up a role within the Corporate Services team responsible for a range of administrative support for the Leadership Team and diary management for the Leader, Deputy Leader and Leadership Team. The team undertakes research and project work and provides information and support to Service Areas at peak times as required. The team also updates the Members’ Bulletin and assists with maintaining the Council’s Constitution and a range of statutory registers for Democratic Services, as well as assisting with the administration of Member training and the organisation of planning site visits.
In addition to excellent verbal communication skills, both on the telephone and face to face, the successful applicant will also require excellent literacy skills, including good spelling, grammar and punctuation. A robust, working knowledge of Microsoft Office software – Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and Outlook – is essential, in additional to formal minute-taking skills. Experience of working in a busy office environment and of working effectively within a team is key to this role. Are you up for the challenge?
For an informal chat please call Sonia Worthington on 01702 318141.
Closing date: 25 May 2022
Interviews likely to be held in week commencing: 30 May 2022