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Organisation: East Northamptonshire Council   Hours: 37
Salary: £17,391 - £19,056   Working Pattern:Permanent
Location: East Northamptonshire Council   Reference: 17638

Closing date:

23 April 2019 at midday
Environmental Services
Administration Assistant
Salary £17,391
37 hours per week (full time)

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual with administrative, organisational and customer service experience to join our busy Environmental Services Administration Team. Having experience of working for a local authority would be an advantage.

Your main activities will include:

• Monitoring team email inboxes and responding to queries
• Being the first point of contact for phone enquiries for the service
• Maintaining various department databases
• Process requests for land charge searches
• Organising meetings and producing the minutes
• Dealing with Freedom of Information requests for the department

Skills & qualifications required:

• Excellent communication skills and experience working a customer-facing team
• Confidence in using modern IT packages (training for our specific specialist packages will be provided)
• Ability to undertake tasks quickly and accurately, with an eye for detail
• Time management skills and prioritisation skills


• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Between 24 and 34 days annual leave (dependent on length of service) plus bank holidays
• Flexible working hours available
• Free on-site car parking

Please set out how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification within the supporting statement section of the application form.

Potential changes are on the horizon across Northamptonshire in which the county council and all the district and borough councils would join to create unitary authorities covering populations of over 300,000 each. This transformation could open doors to new and exciting career opportunities for all our employees.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Zena Ireland on 01832 742055 or email

Closing date: 12.00 noon on Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Interviews: TBC


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