We are seeking a motivated, customer-orientated individual to join our Income and Recovery Team within the Council Tax Section.
You will be working as part of a busy multi-functional team with a high level of customer contact (telephone, face-to-face and in writing). The role will also involve making proactive telephone calls to customers to collect payment and negotiate payment arrangements. You will have responsibility for updating and maintaining accurate records on the Council Tax database.
You will need to demonstrate competency to maximise the collection of income, ensuring that a professional and efficient service is provided at all times.
Ideally you will have experience in the collection and administration of Council Tax or similar relevant experience. Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate a working knowledge of Council Tax legislation and the use of a relevant database.
We offer flexible working as an option once fully trained. We actively encourage a professional qualification through the IRRV.
For further information about the role please contact Samantha Wills on 0118 9372711or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Reading Borough Council employees must login via Employee Self Service to apply. If you have not yet been issued with your Employee Self Service account, or you have any queries, please email EmployeeSelfService@reading.gov.uk with details.
Visit http://www.reading.gov.uk/jobsearch for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2039 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.
Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.
Reading Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities.
Closing date: 12 November 2018
Interviews: not before 20 November 2018