Would you like a career in Electoral Services as we enter an exciting stage in the development of electoral reform?
Guildford Borough Council is looking for a committed, self-motivated, and enthusiastic person to undertake a training programme leading to the professional qualification of the Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) – the Certificate in Electoral Administration. For the right person this is a great opportunity to develop a rewarding career and become fully involved in the administration of democracy.
This is an entry level post; you will be trained in all aspects of Electoral Registration and Elections Management and will attend the Association’s foundation course comprising of five modules. You will then have the opportunity to study for the Certificate this study will be on a distance learning basis with full support from senior officers and the AEA.
With excellent communication and computer skills, you will be well organised and methodical in your approach to your work. Attention to detail and accuracy are essential. A degree would be desirable, but a minimum of two A levels or equivalent are required together with some previous administrative experience.
In return, we can offer you the chance to work for an authority, which is rated as excellent; in a small friendly team, you will work in offices close to the town centre, in a riverside location with an excellent staff benefits package.
For an informal discussion contact Elaine Bradbrook, Electoral Services Manager on 01483 444126.
To apply online please visit our website http://www.guildford.gov.uk/jobs
Previous applicants need not apply
Closing date: 5pm Friday 19 August 2022
Interviews: During week beginning Monday 22 August 2022
Guildford is a regional centre for leisure, business, education, shopping and culture set in beautiful countryside that includes the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Guildford is a thriving market town and is a principal shopping destination with a vibrant night time economy. The town’s geographical location provides excellent transport links in all directions, London is just 30 minutes away on the train and the town is well-served by frequent bus routes and subsidised Park and Ride facilities. All of this contributes to a quality of life that attracts many people to live, work in and visit Guildford.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and post-holders to share this commitment. To fulfil this commitment we have robust systems in place for the safe recruitment of staff and volunteers.