Technical Support Assistant

Job Information

Salary: £20,031 - £24,591 p.a

Contract Type: Full Time/Temporary to May 2023 (maternity cover)

Hours: 37 per week (open to Job Share)

Location: Based Hailsham, East Sussex and homeworking

Details

Are you a good all round administrator who enjoys dealing with a variety of tasks, whilst liaising with customers?

Who?

We are looking for a Technical Support Assistant to join our busy Planning Technical Team, who are responsible for validating and registering all planning applications as well as responding to enquiries from external and internal agents/customers.

What will you be doing?

  • Providing administrative support to the Team and dealing with enquiries from members of the public.
  • Validate, register, record and carry out statutory/other consultations on planning applications.
  • Provide general administrate support to the development management team.

What do we offer?

  • Excellent salary and employee benefits scheme
  • A friendly, supportive team and opportunities for continued professional development
  • Working for a great, forward thinking Local Authority

What do you need?

  • Previous experience of working as an administrator
  • Excellent communication skills and able to confidently deal with external customers
  • Strong attention to detail, able to multitask and work to deadlines
  • Training in our procedures and systems will be provided but an aptitude for IT is essential.
  • Previous experience of working within Local Government or knowledge of Planning is desirable, but not essential

The Planning Service is working to an agile workstyle and there will be some requirement to attend the Hailsham office as well as working from home.

Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

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.

Job Description

Closing Date: 23/05/2022

Interview Date: 9th / 10th June 2022

Post Number: H3015b