Enquiry Officer (Revenues)

Job Information

Salary: £29,229 - £31,594 p.a plus Car Allowance

Contract Type: Permanent/Full Time

Hours: 37

Location: Hailsham, East Sussex


Are you enthusiastic, committed and a well organised team player?  


We are looking for a motivated individual to join our team as an Enquiry Officer.

What will you be doing?

  • Assisting in the collection of Council Tax and Business Rates by maximising income by identifying new properties.
  • Carrying out visits around the district to identify occupier status, confirm liable parties, discounts and exemptions to ensure accurate billing.
  • Cross checking the information you obtain with other agencies including the Valuation Office Agency, Managing Agents, Developers and other departments within the Council.

What do you need?

  • You will be out of the office most of the time and therefore need to be organised, self-motivated and able to work under pressure.
  • The ability to use your own initiative to deliver results to strict deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • A current full driving licence and your own transport (mileage and car allowance provided) .
  • A good knowledge of the district is highly desirable for effective performance.

What do we offer?

  • An excellent salary, pension, flexible working, fantastic employee benefits and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing scheme.
  • A friendly, supportive team and a range of opportunities for continuing professional development.
  • The ability to work from home as well as from our newly refurbished offices in Hailsham.
  • The chance to work for a great, forward thinking Local Authority.
  • Free parking.

More Information

Please note that we are unable to offer part time/jobshare on this position.

For more information and an informal discussion please contact Emma Shaw at: emma.shaw@wealden.gov.uk or by telephone on: 01323 443143.

To Apply

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If you are unable to apply online, or have a query, please email: human.resources@wealden.gov.uk, ensuring you quote the relevant post number.


Post number: N9010         

Closing date: 4th December 2023


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We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment.  We value the differences that people bring from all backgrounds and communities and all applications will be treated on merit.

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Closing Date: 04/12/2023

Interview Date: tbc

Post Number: N9010