Democratic & Electoral Services Officer

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Reference:5/GC/17/253 

Salary: £19,238-27,394

Working Hours:22.2 

Job Share:No 

Employment Type:Permanent  

Location:Gloucester City Council, Herbert Warehouse, The Docks, Gloucester - GL1 2EQ 

Closing date:21 June 2017 at midnight 

Democratic and Electoral Services - Democratic and Electoral Services Officer

£19,238-£27,394 per annum, pro rata
Career grade D-E


Permanent, part time
(22.2 hours per week) vacancy available

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic person who is keen to make a career in the varied area of Democratic and Electoral Services.


Working at the heart of Council decision-making and elections, the post involves an interesting range of work, including responsibility for servicing committees of the Council working with senior elected Members on a regular basis. You will also be involved in administering the electoral register and handling customer enquiries customer enquiries and play a key role in the administration a variety of elections.


Applicants must have good communication skills, be capable of working under pressure with minimum supervision, be able to work effectively in a team and demonstrate a commitment to flexibility. A high standard of IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential. Knowledge of the Modern.gov Committee Management System and Express Election Processing System Software is desirable, but training will be provided.


Applicants must be able to undertake evening work on a regular basis and at peak times and provide their own transport.


Experience of working in Democratic and Electoral Services is not essential, as professional training will be provided in this career graded post. Appointment within the career grade will be dependent on experience and level of training already undertaken.


For an informal discussion, please contact Atika Tarajiya (Democratic and Electoral Services Manager) on 01452 396127.


For an application pack please go to www.gloucester.gov.uk or contact the Business Service Centre on 01452 425888. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.


Closing date: 21st June 2017
Interview date: TBC

Application Information

Gloucester City Council is an equal opportunities employer.

All application forms are to be returned to cityrecruitment@gloucestershire.gov.uk

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