The Highland and Western Isles Valuation Joint Board

Job vacancies

Administrative Assistant

Salary - £24,169.60 - £25,516.40 per annum

Applications are invited for this full-time permanent post, based at the Board’s headquarters in Moray House, 16-18 Bank Street, Inverness.

You will assist in the delivery of major projects including the annual canvass of electors and elections. Outwith these periods, you will act as a day-to-day contact for IT issues, update websites, deal with queries from electoral canvassers and members of the public. You will also assist with updating various documentation, assist with IT set-up and handling issues related to IT. You should also be able to deal effectively with change due to legislation changes or changes in business needs.

You will have excellent organisational, interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills along with a general standard of education together with relevant and substantial experience in an administrative or clerical team-based environment. You should have excellent ICT skills and proficient use of Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint.

You will be required to undertake a basic Disclosure check.

An application form must be completed. CVs will not be accepted.

To find out more information on the role or to discuss the detailed job description or person specifications, please contact Anca Baditoiu: Anca.Baditoiu@highland.gov.uk

The Highland & Western Isles Valuation Joint Board,
Moray House, 16-18 Bank Street,
Inverness, IV1 1QY

The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 25 April 2024.

Application forms should be returned marked private and confidential to our Moray House address.

Electoral Canvassers

Salary - £12.30 per hour with mileage rate of 45p per mile.

Applications are invited for electoral canvassers to assist us with our annual canvass of electors and to assist us with canvassing throughout the year. Canvassers will work alongside staff in our area offices to doorstep canvass properties in the following areas: Inverness and surrounding area, Badenoch and Strathspey, Lochaber and surrounding area, Skye & Lochalsh, Caithness and Ross and Cromarty.

You will be required to visit assigned properties and make attempts to obtain electoral information for all of these properties with the use of a tablet. You must ensure that confidentiality is maintained at all times.

Full training will be provided. You will also be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure Check.

An application form must be completed. CVs will not be accepted.

To find out more information on the role or to discuss the detailed job description or person specifications, please contact the Central Admin Team,

The Highland & Western Isles Valuation Joint Board,
Moray House, 16-18 Bank Street,
Inverness, IV1 1QY

Email: assessor_central@highland.gov.uk

Application forms should be returned marked private and confidential to our Moray House address.