Committee, Member and Scrutiny Officers (2 posts), North Hertfordshire District Council

Website North Hertfordshire District Council

Salary starting from £23,112
37 hours per week with the requirement to attend some additional evening meetings

About Us
North Hertfordshire is a large rural district with approximately 125,000 residents with four historic towns, Hitchin, Baldock, Royston and Letchworth Garden City. The Council has a clear vision: to make North Hertfordshire a district in which everyone who lives, works or visits is able to flourish.

An opportunity has arisen at North Hertfordshire District Council for two enthusiastic individuals to join the expanding Committee, Members and Scrutiny team.

Your Role
You will need to be motivated and flexible about working times, as there are a number of evening meetings. You should be proficient in use of IT, have good communications skills and the ability to work under pressure and prioritise appropriately to achieve targets and deadlines. You will also need to be adaptable to and able to embrace change.

Your Rewards
– Local Government Pension Scheme (18% employer contribution)
– Generous annual leave, including Christmas close down period
– Occupational sick pay
– Free car parking
– Discounts, including 50% off gym membership
– Flexible working options including flexi scheme and home-working

We are dedicated to promoting a healthy work/life balance and ensuring all members of our team feel that they are making a difference to the local community and are valued by our organisation.

How to Apply
To apply for this position you must complete the Council’s online application form at under the Jobs and Careers page using our secure web recruitment tool or by clicking on the ‘Apply for Job’ button below.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications, either on their own or accompanying application forms. Therefore please ensure that all relevant information is provided on the application form.

As a Council committed to equality and diversity we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Disabled people who meet the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

If you would like an informal chat about the post, you can contact Hilary Dineen, Committee, Member and Scrutiny Manager, on 01462 474353

Closing Date: 12:00 Noon, Monday 13 July 2020
Interviews: 27 and 28 July 2020 (Interviews will be conducted via Zoom)

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