• Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Hailsham, East Sussex
  • £30,398 - £32,858 p.a Plus Car Allowance £ / Year
  • 25 June 2024

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A forward-thinking authority with great opportunities

Would you like to be part of a small, specialised team responsible for maximising Council income?



We are looking for a committed and motivated individual to join our Revenues team as an Enquiry Officer.


What will you be doing?

  • You will assist the Council Tax and Business Rates teams to maximise income by identifying new properties, as well as being a vital point of contact for our residents who may qualify for discounts or exemptions
  • You will manage your own workload, travelling all over the district to view and inspect both new and existing properties, ensuring that liabilities are correct and appropriate reliefs are verified and awarded
  • You will monitor, investigate and inspect new properties, issuing completion notices in a timely manner to support council finances and tax base


What do you need?

  • Experience of dealing with customers and/or members of the public
  • Experience working in a revenues section or equivalent financial office environment, including using a computer to input sensitive information
  • The ability to provide a high quality customer-focused service and communicate effectively using a range of methods and tools


What do we offer?

  • Working for a great, forward thinking Local Authority.
  • Excellent salary, pension, flexible working, fantastic employee benefits and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing scheme.
  • A friendly, supportive team and a range of opportunities for continuing professional development.
  • Hybrid working with the ability to work from home as well as from our newly refurbished offices in Hailsham.
  • Free parking


Post Number:        N6027

Closing Date:         25 June 2024


To Apply

Please click on the “Apply Now” button to log in to your existing account or create a new one. If you are unable to apply online, or have a query, please email: human.resources@wealden.gov.uk, ensuring you quote the relevant post number.

Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment.  We value the differences that people bring from all backgrounds and communities and all applications will be treated on merit.

To apply for this job please visit www.wealden.gov.uk.