Administrative Assistant Chief Executive's Service

Orkney Islands Council

  • Location: Kirkwall
  • £16,442 to £17,428 per annum, G435
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ORK02856


Democratic Services

Administrative Assistant

17.5 hours per week (flexible arrangement)
Temporary up to 31 March 2019
£18,536 to £19,522 pro rata (including Distant Islands Allowance)

As an integral member of the Democratic Services Team, you will assist in providing efficient administrative and financial support to Elected Members, Community Councils and the Council plus other organisations and stakeholders as appropriate. Regular liaison with external agencies, community groups and a wide range of stakeholders is a key element to the role.

Working in a busy, dynamic environment you must be organised, resourceful, a good communicator and able to work to tight deadlines. Excellent organisational, administrative and communication skills are essential.

Candidates should hold a minimum of an SVQ 2 or equivalent SCQF level 5 qualification in a Business or Administrative subject OR where the essential qualification is not held, a minimum of 2 years’ recent experience in an administrative role is required. The hours of work can be flexible and negotiated to suit the successful candidate.

For more information regarding this post, please contact Maureen Spence, Democratic Services Manager, on 01856 873535 ext 2200 or

Closing date: Sunday 04 November 2018

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

Applications must be made online at

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