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Electoral Services Assistant
  • Employer: Hertsmere Borough Council
  • Reference: 764
  • Published: Thu 03/10/2019, 11:30 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 24/10/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Starting Salary £21,583 - £24,525 per annum (depending on experience)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Offices, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

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Electoral Services Assistant

Career Opportunity

This is an excellent opportunity for you to begin your career in Elections. You will join a small team dedicated to the running of local and national elections in the borough of Hertsmere. As well as on-the-job training, we will also sponsor you to obtain the relevant qualifications. As you develop skills and knowledge we will provide the opportunity for you to fulfil your career ambitions and progress to more senior roles.

To be considered for this position you will need excellent IT skills, good attention to detail, be able to work accurately and systematically and possess the ability to work under pressure to meet statutory deadlines. An interest in politics and the electoral process would be an advantage. Election times will be busy and the post-holder will be expected to work outside normal hours and even at weekends.

Hertsmere is located in Hertfordshire – 13 miles from Central London and within the M25. 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).

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

Benefits include 26-31 days annual leave (depending on the length of local government service), local government pension scheme, flexible working hours, 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 below to apply on line or telephone 020 8207 7475 (24 hour answerphone service) for an application pack.  For further information on the borough and the benefits we can offer you please visit

Closing date:  Midday, 24 October 2019