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Details of job opportunities at Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council.

Current Vacancies

Administration Assistant

Salary up to £19,491 p.a.
Benefits include career average pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, easy parking, and a pleasant working environment.
37 hours per week, full time, temporary 1 year contract
Based at Kings Hill, ME19 4LZ

The council is introducing a new refuse and recycling contract that includes significant changes to the services provided to residents in the borough. The roll-out of the new service is likely to generate an increased number of enquiries. Your role will be to help the existing administration team respond to these enquiries.

In this role you will provide high quality customer support services to the public covering a number of subject areas focusing on Waste but also including Leisure, Environmental Health and Parking Services. You will also support professional and technical officers from these areas. You will need to undertake a wide range of clerical and administrative tasks including some financial processing using various IT based systems.

Your main responsibilities will include answering telephone enquiries, entering data into a number of systems, preparing service requests and undertaking various administrative tasks and office duties.

Educated to at least GCSE standard or equivalent, you will have excellent communication skills complemented by office experience in a customer service environment, and typing or word processing standards equivalent to RSA II. It is essential that you are accurate, well organised, and have a customer orientated and flexible approach to work.

For further information and how to apply

Closing date for applications: Sunday 14 October 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 7 November 2018

Director of Planning, Housing & Environmental Health

Salary up to £90,726 plus lease car (or cash equivalent of £4,812)
Benefits include; Lease car or cash equivalent, local government pension scheme, relocation package up to £9,200
37 hours per week, full time, permanent
Based at Kings Hill, ME19 4LZ

Ideally situated in Kent for accessing vibrant towns and rural villages, the Borough of Tonbridge & Malling is a magnet for businesses and development, and prides itself on its thriving communities, rapidly developing economy and beautiful natural environment.

You will be a skilled professional who can provide strategic direction and advice/challenge across a portfolio of services that impact directly on life in the Borough. You will be part of the Council’s Management Team and will make a significant contribution to the development of corporate strategy during a period of change and transformation.

This is a high visibility role for a politically astute leader who focuses on service delivery and has the technical knowledge to offer assured decisions and advice across multiple services.

For informal enquiries, please contact Rosemeena Khankhara at Jobsgopublic SmartSearch, our retained consultants, on 020 7427 8255 or rosemeena.khankhara@jobsgopublic.com

For further information and how to apply

Closing date 01 October 2018 (noon)
Telephone interview w/c 1 October 2018
Initial interview 11 October 2018 / Member panel interview 15 October 2018

Parking Support Officer

Salary up to £11,852 p.a for 22.5 hours per week. Working pattern to be agreed with successful candidate
Benefits include career average pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, easy parking, and a pleasant working environment.
22.5 hours per week, part time, temporary 1 year contract
Based at Kings Hill, ME19 4LZ

In this role you will provide high quality customer support services to the public covering a number of Parking related issues. You will also support professional and technical officers from the parking team. You will need to undertake a wide range of clerical and administrative tasks including some financial processing using various IT based systems.

Your main responsibilities will include answering telephone enquiries, entering data into a number of systems, preparing service requests including parking permits and undertaking various administrative tasks and office duties.

Educated to at least GCSE standard or equivalent, you will have excellent communication skills complemented by office experience in a customer service environment, and typing or word processing standards equivalent to RSA II. It is essential that you are accurate, well organised, and have a customer orientated and flexible approach to work.

For further details and how to apply

Closing date for applications Tuesday 2 October 2018

Interview date Wednesday 17 October 2018

Apprentice IT Helpdesk Administrator

Salary £247 per week
Benefits include generous holiday entitlement, easy parking, and a pleasant working environment.
37 hours per week (30 hours in the office (4 days) plus 1 day release at college), full time, temporary contract
Based at Kings Hill, ME19 4LZ

Working at our busy office in Kings Hill as part of the Technical IT Support Team the Apprentice will undertake the administration of the IT Help Desk, including call logging, allocation, progression, escalation and reporting; and providing first-line response to problems.

For further information and how to apply

Closing date 12 October 2018

Leisure Centres

For vacancies at our Leisure Centres at Larkfield Leisure Centre, Tonbridge Pool, the Angel Centre, and Poult Wood Golf Course.

Apprenticeships - Information for employers

Employer: Kent County Council
For further details: www.kent.gov.uk/apprentice

Further Information

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) will be invited to interview.

If you would like more details of a vacancy, contact us through the links provided for each vacancy or email us at personnel.services@tmbc.gov.uk

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