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Democratic Services Officer
  • Employer: Hertsmere Borough Council
  • Reference: 841
  • Published: Fri 17/09/2021, 11:01 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 18/10/2021, 10:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary £28,401- £32,272 per annum (depending on experience)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Offices, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

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Democratic Services Officer

Hertsmere is located in southern Hertfordshire – we are 13 miles from Central London and within the M25.  We adjoin Greater London with excellent road and rail links making London and the Home Counties easily accessible. The Council Offices are situated in Borehamwood within Zone 6 and with a direct rail link into London Kings Cross St. Pancras.  The area is an internationally renowned centre for film and television production, home to BBC Elstree and Elstree Studios (a council owned asset).

Interested in joining a friendly and professional team that provides support services to Councillors, colleagues and the public? 

Your main duties would include organising meetings, compiling agendas, providing procedural advice and writing minutes, for example, for Planning, Licensing and Scrutiny Committees. 

You will need to be highly organised, accurate and flexible in your approach, with a practical grounding in committee support so you are confident and diplomatic when dealing with Councillors and Officers.

The opportunities and tasks will be varied so you must be able to work independently and be a proficient IT user, ideally with experience of committee management and remote meetings software.

The post is offered on a full time, permanent basis (36 hours per week). 

Benefits include 25 – 30 days annual leave (depending on the length of Local Government Service) plus one floating day per annum, local government pension scheme, flexible working hours (including home working), free car parking, free use of leisure facilities, cycle scheme, season ticket loans and access to a large staff roof garden.

Please follow the link to apply on line or telephone 020 8207 7475 (24 hour answerphone service) for an application pack.

Closing date for receipt of applications:         10 a.m. on 18 October 2021