Trainee Electoral Services Officer
Do you want the opportunity to fast-track your career in local government? Are you interested in gaining wide exposure to local authority decision-making and playing a full part in the local democratic process? If so, and if you are an enthusiastic and ambitious individual, this trainee role is just the one for you.
Working as a key member of the electoral service team in the heart of Surrey, your working day will be varied and fascinating. You will be fully involved in the delivery of a wide variety of elections and referendums.
It offers an exciting opportunity to undertake a wide variety of training and development opportunities, including relevant qualifications. You will be supported fully to develop your skills and abilities in your role.
The successful candidate will be educated to at least A-level or relevant vocational qualification level with previous administrative experience and will have good IT skills, including Microsoft Office.
You will have interest in a career in electoral services and have knowledge / experience of the electoral process as well as an understanding of political decision-making in local government. You will be able to work in a confidential and political environment with the ability to understand, apply and work in accordance with legislation.
Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills will be essential as will the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines with strong attention to detail.
For an informal chat about this position please contact Kath Richards, Head of Election Service on 01932 425640 or 07568 521590.
Please apply online at www.surreyjobs.info Full information, including the Job Description, Person Specification and other details about Runnymede Borough Council, is available in the Extra Information attachment on the website. If it is difficult for you to apply online please contact Human Resources, Email: email@example.com or Telephone: 01932 425516.
CVs will be considered. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Please provide an email address where possible as you may be contacted by email if you are selected to attend for an interview.
Closing Date: 4th July at midnight
Interviews to be held on 12th July