Electoral Services Administrator

Rutland County Council

Resources Directorate, Electoral Services Administrator – Corporate Support Team

Permanent, full time (37 hrs per week)

Scale 4, Salary £18,070 – £20,138

Rutland is one of the best places in the country to live, learn, work, play and visit. We may be the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but we can offer fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of the residents in our local community. This is your chance to become part of a great team, delivering great services throughout the County.

Do you have the knowledge and experience to join our team enabling Rutland residents to participate in important democratic processes, ensuring their voices are heard? In addition to supporting a variety of Council, National and European Elections and Referenda in line with statutory legislation, you will ensure the day to day maintenance of an accurate electoral register, and provide support and training to other staff.

In addition to your sound understanding of electoral legislation, conduct of elections and the electoral register, you will be able to work confidently with senior management, members and the public. With the ability to work under pressure to fixed deadlines, and flexible approach, your strong organisational skills will ensure you deliver to a consistently high standard and level of accuracy. A Foundation Course in Electoral Administration or equivalent, or the willingness to undertake this, would be desirable for success in this role.

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Jerry Barnes, Electoral Services Officer on 01572 758385 or email jbarnes@rutland.gov.uk

Due to the nature of the work involved, this post has been designated a politically restricted post.  We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we very much want to hear from you.

Closing date: 5 July 2017 Interview date: w/c 10 July 2017

Please visit our website at www.rutland.gov.uk to apply online, and to find out more about what we do.  Alternatively, email recruitment@rutland.gov.uk or call 01572 722577 for an application pack.

Please be advised we do not accept CV’s.

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.

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