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).
We are looking for a Democratic Services Officer to join our friendly and professional team providing a service to Councillors, colleagues and the public. You will be highly organised, diplomatic, with a flexible attitude and a practical grounding in committee work.
Your main duties would include organising meetings, compiling agendas, providing procedural advice and writing minutes, for example for the Planning, Licensing and Scrutiny Committees. You must be a proficient IT user, ideally with experience of committee management software.
The 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, extra payment for evening meetings, 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.
Closing date for receipt of applications: Midday, 4 November 2019