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Admin Assistant

Type: temp Sector: commercial Location: Shepton Mallet
Hours: 9-5 Mon to Fri Salary: £8.51 per hour Date Posted: 21/03/2019
Our Client is seeking a Temporary Administrative Assistant to support the Planning team within the Built Environment at this local authority responsible for building regulations and the planning process. Duties within this assignment will include updating, maintaining and prioritising the registration of all planning applications; updating all public access functions – the customer facing element of the on-line planning process; scanning, photocopying and preparing planning application files for consideration; managing and maintaining all group documentation, to including microfiche, consents, scanned files, letters, legal/technical libraries, public records and case files for effective access for staff, professional bodies and the general public; receipt and recording of payments associated with charging schemes associated with the planning process; postal procedures and managing and maintaining the planning portal e-mail inbox. The candidate being sought for this assignment will be educated to 5 GCSE’s at Grade A-C, including Maths & English or equivalent qualification or relevant experience; have an IT qualification i.e. ECDL, CLAIT or similar; have experience of dealing with the public both face to face and on the telephone, possess experience of office admin and working as part of an office team; have good keyboard skills and an ability to input data quickly and accurately; be a willing and helpful team member even when the tasks are routine and clerical such as scanning and photocopying, have good communication skills both written and spoken (especially over the telephone); able to work effectively in support of and as part of a team and keen to learn and undertake new tasks within the department. This is a full-time (37 hours per week), temporary assignment initially for one month (with the possibility of an extension). Weekly working days and hours will be Monday to Friday, 09.00 to 17.00 daily. The hourly pay rate for this assignment will be £8.51 per hour and free car parking is available at the offices.

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