Scrutiny and Elections Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Scrutiny Officer to support Councillors in the delivery of the scrutiny function in the Council.

The successful applicant will also be expected to assist with the planning and conduct of Elections and the Registration of Electors, though no prior experience of this is required.

A keen, motivated team player with excellent organisational and administrative skills, you will work alongside Elected Members, Senior Officers and Members of the Public. Being the point of contact for Scrutiny Members, the need to be approachable, an excellent communicator, and, possess the ability to solve problems whilst working under minimal supervision and to competing deadlines are essential qualities. The need to be flexible and able to work outside normal office hours is also required.

You may possess a Degree or equivalent qualification but demonstrable skills and experience will be considered in appropriate cases. You will have a high level of computer literacy and proven research skills in order to analyse and evaluate complex conclusions using appropriate tools and techniques.

Bolsover is a Derbyshire District which has both strong historical routes including the former mining industry. It has a considerable amount of agricultural industry. In addition there is ready access to the M1 resulting in significant logistics and other businesses.

Our preferred method of application is online at www.bolsover.gov.uk Alternatively you can request an application pack by e-mailing vacancies@bolsover.gov.uk. CV’s will not be accepted. If you do not have access to the internet contact us by telephone on our 24-hour job-line on 01246 242524.

For an informal chat regarding this vacancy please contact Sarah Sternberg on 01246 242414 or 01246 217057

email: sarah.sternberg@bolsover.gov.uk

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