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Electoral Services Officer

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District Council Offices, Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary details
£24,702 - £26,421 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
04 December 2023
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North East Derbyshire District Council is a dynamic and ambitious organisation that takes pride in delivering excellent services to our community whilst driving economic growth and environmental sustainability for the district.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Electoral Services Officer who enjoys working in a busy and challenging environment and will be a vital member of the Electoral Services Team.

The successful candidate will assist with the preparation and publication of the Register of Electors and in the organisation of all Elections and Referendums.

You must be well organised, have excellent communication skills and be prepared to work in a busy environment especially during the election period. At key times, such as elections, the postholder will be required to work outside of normal working hours.

An appreciation of the political environment that you will be working in is essential and you must hold or be willing to work towards AEA Certificate in Electoral Administration or have relevant experience.

This post is politically restricted.

To be successful you will need:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Election Law and Electoral Registration
  • Experience of working on the planning and preparation of local and national elections and referendums
  • Experience of Individual Electoral Registration

For a full list of job details and requirements please view the Job Description and Person Specification.

Why work for us?

North East Derbyshire District Council is a great place to work and if you join our team, you will become part of a talented and dedicated workforce. If you are keen to make a difference to people’s lives and develop your skills and experience, we would like to hear from you.

We offer a competitive salary, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and excellent work/life balance initiatives.  Learn more about the benefits of working for us at: ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

Apply today!

If you are interested in this post, please apply using the online application explaining how you meet the job spec on our dedicated webpage on Derbyshire Jobs at: North East Derbyshire District Council Vacancies or via Derbyshire - Jobs and Careers by clicking ‘Apply for this job’ and creating an account.  You can save your progress and exit the application at any time, coming back to it at a later stage to complete and submit your application.  Applications close Midnight, 4th December 2023.

Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application above.

If you do not have internet access, you can request an offline application pack by contacting North East Derbyshire District Council Contact Centre on (01246) 231111 or emailing: human.resources@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For further information

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Donna Jawad, Electoral Services Manager, on 01246 217058 or email donna.jawad@ne-derbyshire,gov.uk

If you have not received any communication within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest in the job role.