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Democratic Services Officer

Contract Permanent
Hours 37 hours per week
Salary / pay £20,661 - £22,658
Closing date Wednesday 28 March 2018 at 10am
Interview date Interviews will be held in the week beginning 9 April 2018
Department Governance

Job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and organised individual to carry out this exciting role at the heart of local democracy in Eden.

The role involves the preparation of our agendas and minutes, as well as providing advice to Elected Members, Officers and the public about the democratic process.

The successful applicant should have excellent research, organisational and communication skills and be able to work efficiently and effectively in a politically sensitive environment to meet competing deadlines.

The post will require some evening working to attend meetings (for which an additional allowance is paid).

Applications for part-time working will be considered.

Job description

Democratic Services Officer (PDF: 862Kb / 7 pages)

Job application guidance

Applying for Employment with Eden District Council (PDF: 205Kb / 11 pages)

All applications must be made on our standard application form. CVs will not be considered. No agencies please.

Job application forms

Recruitment process

In order to ensure fair and open recruitment processes we are:

  • unable to accept CVs in lieu of, or as part of, an application of employment; and
  • unable to maintain a database of potential candidates. We cannot accept or store applications or CVs submitted on a speculative basis.

Candidates who canvass Council Members or Senior Officers will be disqualified.

Equal opportunities

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer.

Disability confident employerDisability Confident employer

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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