We currently have full-time/part-time vacancies for Clerical Officers to join a team dealing with all the functions of the organisation – electoral registration, council tax banding and valuation for rating – and the successful candidates will be required to undertake a wide variety of duties within this demanding environment. These are permanent posts and based in Aberdeen, Banff and Elgin with a salary within the range £19,773 – £21,903 per annum based on 36.25 hours per week – full details of the posts can be found below. Please note that the closing date is 5pm on Monday 6 December 2021.

  • Clerical Officer - Details of Post

    Clerical Officers

    Job Reference:       21-11

    Organisation:          Grampian Assessor & Electoral Registration Officer

    Location:                 Aberdeen, Banff & Elgin

    Position Type:         Permanent

    Salary:                    £19,773 – £21,903 per annum

    Hours:                    36.25 hours per week

    Closing Date:          Monday 6 December 2021

    The Grampian Assessor & Electoral Registration Officer is seeking Clerical Officers to join a team dealing with all the functions of the organisation – electoral registration, council tax banding and valuation for rating – and the successful candidates will be required to undertake a wide variety of duties within this demanding environment.

    You must be highly motivated and have a flexible and positive approach to all aspects of work.  Your communication and organisational skills must be of a high standard as you will be required to work on your own initiative and as part of a team liaising with the public, other public sector bodies and external agencies.  Excellent attention to detail is a crucial attribute and you should be able to uphold the highest levels of confidentiality. Annual leave may be restricted during certain times of the year such as before and during election and canvass periods. You may be required to work additional hours during busy periods, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays. Whilst the posts are normally office based, our staff are currently enabled for home working in line with the Scottish Government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

    Applicants must demonstrate a high standard of literacy and numeracy and should have a minimum of 5 standard grades or equivalent.  Highers and the ECDL would be desirable and the successful candidate will be encouraged to work towards a formal qualification in Electoral Administration.

    The posts benefit from flexible working hours and 34 days annual leave (including public holidays) rising to 38 days after 5 years’ service.

    Application packs can be downloaded below or email assessor@grampian-vjb.gov.uk

    Informal enquiries to Fiona George, Administrative Officer, tel. (01224) 068400 or email fgeorge@grampian-vjb.gov.uk

    Any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria for the post is guaranteed an interview.

    Applications should be returned by 5.00pm on Monday 6 December 2021

    Note – Successful candidates will be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure Check.

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