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  • Ref no: DGA05745
  • Published: 17/11/2020
  • Closes: 1/12/2020
  • Location: Carruthers House,English Street, DG1 2HP
  • Salary: £20,874.00 - £22,488.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

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Local Taxation Officer (2) (8/90) (8/99)* (Fixed Term)

Dumfries

£20,874 - £22,488

 

This post will be based within the Local Taxation Team in Revenue Services for 36 hours per week. It is a permanent post.

 

The post holder will undertake administration duties for council tax and non-domestic rates including debt recovery action. They will respond to enquiries from members of the public and help call centre and customer service staff with technical queries. They must be able to process amendments accurately by applying the relevant legislation and meet departmental performance targets.

 

The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. An ability to work accurately under pressure to meet deadlines is essential.  They must be computer literate and able to successfully undertake full procedural and systems training.

 

They will require the ability to make decisions withing the procedural framework and have the ability to use their own initiative. They must be reliable, able to work as part of a busy team and have prior revenues or financial knowledge.                                                                               

 

*This post is fixed term for up to 12 months.

 

*This post may be suitable for secondment.  Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.

 

For further information please contact Rhona Kerr on tel. number 01387 260025 or email rhona.kerr@dumgal.gov.uk

                                              

                                                                                                   

 

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