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Governance Services Officer (P01257)

Vacancy Summary
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
£29,370 - £31,954 per annum inclusive of outer fringe allowance
Council Offices, Campus East, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
29/10/2017 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Governance Services Officer

£29,370 - £31,954 per annum inclusive of outer fringe allowance
37 hours per week (flexible working hours)

We are looking for an individual to work in our busy and friendly team as a Governance Services Officer, primarily to organise and attend committee meetings, prepare agendas, produce minutes and provide procedural advice 

Requirements of the role:

  • Experience of preparing committee papers and arranging meetings
  • Knowledge of local government law and democratic decision making framework
  • Ability to produce accurate work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • The ability to attend evening meetings, for which time off in lieu is given

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Graham Seal, Governance Services Manager on 01707 357444.


Closing date: 29 October 2017

Interview date: 9 November 2017

Equal Opportunities
Welwyn Hatfield – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply
Please apply online via the link below. Please read the job description and person specification fully before applying for this vacancy. It is essential you refer to the person specification when completing your application, particularly the additional information section. You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification and give examples to support your statements. If you do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role your application will be unsuccessful.
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