Democratic and Electoral Services Officer, North Somerset Council

Website North Somerset Council

Starting salary: JG6: £24,799 / JG7: 27,905 per annum
Directorate: Corporate Services
Hours: 37 hours per week, Full time
Contract: Permanent

We are looking for a confident proactive individual with excellent communication and organisational skills and a keen eye for detail to join our Democratic and Electoral Services team, with a focus on committee administration.

As well as being able to work under pressure to consistently meet deadlines, you will have strong interpersonal skills in dealing with a variety of people at all levels both within and outside the Council. You will also be able to work flexibly and on your own initiative and have a positive approach to problem-solving.

You will have a proven track record of success in managing formal committee meetings involving the decision-making processes in a political organisation; the ability to interpret and apply legislation; awareness of and an interest in current affairs; good communication and writing skills; excellent organisational skills; the ability to consistently meet demanding deadlines in a pressurised environment.

Want to know more and apply?
For an informal discussion, please contact Sue Efford (Committee and Support Services Manager) on 01275 884244

Visit to download an application pack and apply online of click on the ‘Apply for Job’ button below.

Closing date: Sunday 24 November 2019
Anticipated interview date: Monday 2 December 2019

North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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