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1A Manse Brae, Lochgilphead, Argyll., PA31 8RD
£20,603 - £21,862 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Department:  Customer Support Services - Customer Engagement

Closing Date: Friday 4th February 2022

Argyll and Bute Council's Customer Engagement Team are looking to recruit a Marriage Officer.   This is a  permanent full timepost and is based in the Lochgilphead area. 

To support the Customer Service Centre to provide a high quality, efficient and effective service to users by providing a high quality, customer-focused service within the Customer Service Centre Team, processing enquiries and requests, offering advice and information on Council Services, and carrying out a range of other duties in accordance with Council Policy, service guidelines and procedures

Provide an effective and efficient registration service, conducting civil marriages, civil partnerships, citizenship ceremonies, baby naming ceremonies, renewal of marriage vows and associated duties/paperwork including preparation of registers. This post will carry out registration duties including births, deaths and predominantly marriages/partnerships; will be peripatetic in nature, covering weddings in various locations as required by other Registration Districts. It requires the accurate recording of these events according to systems and procedures determined by the National Records of Scotland. The post will require occasional weekend working to meet demand for ceremonies.

To assist in promotion of Argyll & Bute Council as a venue for civil ceremonies and the maximisation of income from registration related services.

To handle front facing customer enquiries and requests for all services from the customer across different channels, responsively aiming to resolve the maximum number of enquiries at first point of contact using a range of PC based applications which support the service.

Please refer to the job description for the full duties of the post and essential criteria.


Applicant should note that:-

This post is not suitable for Job Share

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is:

Jennifer Gilchrist, Customer Service Centre Operations Manager


Telephone: 01586 555257

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Please also note that we do not accept CV’s, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy


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