Democratic & Electoral Services Officer
Salary:£21,322.00 - £29,577.00
Location:Shire Hall, Westgate Street, Gloucester - GL1 2TG
Closing date:08 March 2021 at midnight
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 Xpress 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. This is a flexible role involving a combination of remote and office based working.
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 Tanya Davies (Policy and Governance Manager) on 01452 396125.
Please note that CVs will not be accepted.