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Member Support and Committee Services Officer

Vacancy Details

Salary: £22,764 to £24,750
Location: Mendip District Council
Job Type: Other
Category: Mendip District Council
Date Posted: 08/11/2019
Reference: 1000000897


Member Support and Committee Services Officer

Grade I

Salary £22,764 to £24,750 

Mendip District Council is an innovative authority set in the Mendip Hills of Somerset.

We are seeking to appoint a confident, organised and articulate person to join our Democratic Services Team.  The team is responsible for managing the Council’s decision-making process, maintaining and updating the Constitution and the Council’s Forward Plan, administrating a variety of committees and providing support to Elected Members who serve on them.

The Member Support role involves co-ordinating elected member training events, as well as providing support to the Chair of the Council in their civic duties including event management.

Applicants will ideally have experience of working in a Committee Services role in a local authority or similar organisation with good knowledge and understanding of the constitutional and legislative framework of local authority decision making. You will be able to demonstrate excellent customer service and communications skills as well as be proficient in the use of IT.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact either David Clark, Law & Governance Group Manager on (01749) 341539 or Claire Dicken, Democratic Services Team Supervisor on (01749) 341341.

Closing date for applications is Friday 8 November 2019


Salary: £22,764 to £24,750

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