Democratic Services Officer

Democratic Services Officer

Salary: £20,444 – 22,571 (Pro-rata)

Hours: 18.5 hours per week with a requirement to work at the office on designated days and to cover evening meetings).

Location: Mumbles, Swansea

Mumbles Community Council is an ambitious council leading the way across the City and County of Swansea in bringing some very exciting projects to fruition. The Skatepark has just received the green light and the Underhill Park development is underway. A key focus over the coming year is to provide a more visible, high standard of service to residents and visitors.

We are seeking a team player with strong organisational and communication sills (both verbal and written) with the ability to manage a varied workload to deadlines and well-developed ICT skills. Ideally you will have at least three years’ experience of servicing local government or community council committees or democratic services related work and possess sound judgement, attention to detail, tact and sensitivity.

Your role will involve working with the Clerk to co-ordinate and ensure the smooth running of committees in line with standing order requirements. Tasks will include preparation of agendas, advising on procedural issues to ensure statutory requirements are met, attendance at evening meetings and taking minutes. The role will also involve responsibility for the day to day running of the public facing community office with regular contact with, and support to Councillors, other officers and members of the public , so good interpersonal skills and a strong focus on providing a high-quality service are important.

You will be proficient in using MS Office packages and Google Docs and contribute to the updating and maintenance of democratic related areas on the website.

Please send your CV together with a supporting letter to

Closing date: Friday 13th May at 12.00 noon.

Interviews will be held week on 26th May.

To find out more about this position, please see full job description below: