Secretary / Personal Assistant

Chelmsford, Essex
Grade 6 - Starting at £24,606 per annum and rising to £27,126
13 Mar 2018
27 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full time

Chelmsford City Council are looking for an experienced Secretary / Personal Assistant to Support the Chief Executive, Director of Corporate Services and Director of Finance.

The role will include working with staff at all levels across the organisation as well as elected members, representatives from external organisations and members of the public. The ideal candidate will have great communication skills, both written and verbal, and will able to prioritise work effectively whilst being able to work both on their own initiative and as part of a team.

This is an opportunity for a candidate who has an interest in the work and aims of Chelmsford City Council and it would be desirable that applicants have a general knowledge of the local government environment and civic functions. The right applicant should also have good knowledge of IT with experience of using all Microsoft Office applications.

The successful applicant will be required to work 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday although flexibility in working hours is required.

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment. This includes obtaining references and ensuring compliance with the Disclosure and Barring Service process.