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Electoral Services Officer

  • Employer: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
  • Reference: PG/22/219703
  • Published: Thu 17/11/2022, 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/12/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours, Maternity Leave Cover - up to 12 Month Contract
  • Salary: £26,752 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tunbridge Wells - Town Hall, Kent

Democratic and Electoral Services is seeking an Electoral Services Officer to assist with the work of the Electoral Services team. This will include supporting the Electoral Services Manager to ensure that the election process is well managed, transparent and accessible to voters, as well as maintaining the register of electors throughout the year.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has solid administrative experience and can show either some experience in the area of elections or electoral registration work or can show experience in an area of work where processes and procedures have to be followed, and accuracy is critical.

 

If you’re someone who is looking for a role that needs attention to detail, you know how to use and apply legislation and procedures to your area of work, and you can bring good time management, planning and organising, communication and customer care abilities with a methodical mindset, then this could be the chance you’ve been waiting for.

 

The authority values training highly and would support the successful applicant to undertake relevant courses with the Association of Electoral Administrators following sufficient build-up of experience.

 

Working outside of normal hours and occasional weekends would be a feature of the role at certain times of the year, as would having access to a car.

Benefits Include : 

  • 22 days annual leave (pro rated) increasing to 27 days after 5 years' continuous service
  • Access to Pension Scheme with 17.6% employer contribution
  • Access to Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • EAP Services 
  • Flexibility: The Council operates a hybrid working model with opportunities to work from home and in an office environment, and a flexible working policy subject to the business needs being met.
  • Personal Development: Invaluable training opportunities for continuing professional development.
  • Access to VDU Eye Tests

 

To find out more take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification below.  For an informal discussion about this post, you can contact Jane Clarke, Head of Policy and Governance, on Jane.Clarke@tunbridgewells.gov.uk.

 

Closing date for applications: Sunday 11 December 2022


Interviews will be held on: Thursday 15 December 2022

Downloads

  • Job Description
  • Person Specification

How to Apply

We only accept online applications. If you require access to a computer and/or the internet, you can use our facilities free of charge at The Amelia Scott. Please call ahead to book an appointment Tel. 01892 554171.

 

Please follow the link below to submit your application.

 

Equal Opportunities

 

Tunbridge Wells – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 

Safeguarding

 

The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employee and volunteers to share this commitment.

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  • Employer: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
  • Reference: PG/22/219703
  • Published: Thu 17/11/2022, 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/12/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours, Maternity Leave Cover - up to 12 Month Contract
  • Salary: £26,752 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tunbridge Wells - Town Hall, Kent

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