Richmondshire District Council

Democratic Services Assistant 

Salary: Grade 4 (SCP 12-14), £18,933-£19,312 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent 

Working Pattern: Full time 

Hours: 37 hours per week 

Job Reference: DEM SERV 07

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our small team delivering democratic services.

This is an interesting and varied position providing regular support to the Committee Team and our Elected Councillors involving a range of administrative tasks and supporting the Council’s scrutiny function.  You will also support rolling electoral registration and the administration of local and national elections.  You will have direct interaction with Councillors, voters and internal customers so strong customer service skills are needed. 

You will need a high level of computer literacy and be able to work with several programmes and databases.  You will have excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to produce accurate and concise information to strict deadlines.  We are looking for someone who is organised, flexible and resilient, with the ability to respond to pressure at peak times and work as part of a team. 

For an informal discussion, please contact Katie Cullum, Democratic Services Manager on 01748 901011



  • Closing date: 10am on Monday, 2 November 2020
  • Interview date: Thursday, 12 November 2020
  • An application form must be completed. CVs alone will not be accepted.


You can also obtain/return application forms by:

  • Email:
  • By post: Human Resources, Richmondshire District Council, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.

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