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Administration Assistant – Planning and Development Service
  • Employer: Borough of Broxbourne
  • Reference: 1G056P
  • Published: Fri 17/01/2020, 13:50 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 03/02/2020, 10:40 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary up to £10,673 p.a (FTE £15,796 p.a)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bishops' College, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire

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Administration Assistant – Planning and Development Service

Administration Assistant – Planning and Development Service

Part Time, 25 hours Monday-Friday

Salary up to £10,673 p.a (FTE £15,796 p.a)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in a busy and thriving administration team. The Council is looking for an enthusiastic and organised individual to provide a variety of basic administrative duties to support the Council’s planning service. The role requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work unsupervised, using initiative. The successful candidate will have experience of working in a customer facing environment and be able to demonstrate a high standard of customer care. It is desirable but not essential to have good ICT skills and the successful candidate will hold GCSE/’O’ Level passes in English and Maths, or equivalent qualifications. 

The postholder will undertake the following duties: 

  • Provide basic but varied administrative support to the Planning service
  • Assist the Technical Assistants’ in downloading, printing, collating, indexing and scanning planning applications using a document management system
  • Act as the first point of contact for customers on the telephone and in reception, referring visitors to appropriate staff
  • Answering the telephone and providing administrative support to Planning Officers.

We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The benefits package includes generous leave entitlement, a full training and development programme, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free membership of the Council’s local leisure centres, which includes free access to gyms, swimming pools, fitness classes, racket sport sessions, a golf centre and a range of discounts across other leisure and culture services.

Broxbourne Council is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Details and application forms for all job vacancies are listed on the Council’s website.

Application forms must be submitted online 2nd February 2020 by midnight on

(quoting the above reference).

Borough Offices, Bishops’ College, Churchgate, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9XQ.

Telephone: 01992 785509, Email:


How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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