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Electoral Registration Canvasser

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Advert Start Date:
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27/09/2019 23:59
Fees £ varying depending on the number of households allocated
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Democratic and member services including land charges and electoral services
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Employment Location:
High Wycombe

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Closing date:
27 Sep

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Democratic, Legal and Policy Department

Electoral Registration Canvasser

Approximate 5 week temporary casual engagement
Fees £ varying depending on the number of households allocated

Play your part in local democracy in this interesting administrative opening.
We are looking to recruit electoral canvassers to assist with the compilation of the electoral register calling on properties within the Wycombe District area to obtain information relating to electoral registration.

The register will be published on the 1 December 2019 following a canvass period of approximately 5 weeks with fees varying depending on the number of households allocated. Canvassing will then continue throughout the year and opportunities may be available after this initial period.

The main role of the electoral canvasser will be to visit properties that have not responded to a household enquiry form delivered to the property and to encourage individuals who have been invited to register onto the electoral register to complete their applications.

You must have experience of working with the general public, local knowledge of the area in which you are applying to work and must not be politically active. All training and materials will be provided including a mobile app which will enable information to be recorded electronically on the doorstep.

The majority of visits will be most effective during evenings and weekends, meaning it can fit in with other commitments and will commence from the end of October 2019.
For an informal discussion, please contact Matt Rae on 01494 421242.

To Apply: For more information and to apply online, visit our website at www.wycombe.gov.uk/jobs or call our job pack request line on 01494 421 141 quoting Job Reference TP1631

Job Ref No: TP1631

Closing date: Friday 27 September 2019

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