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Jobs at North Norfolk District Council (NNDC)

This section provides you with information relating to working at NNDC and the jobs currently being advertised. In addition to publishing jobs on this page, we also advertise at Job Centre Plus and where appropriate, in relevant professional publications.

Current Vacancies

Environmental Contracts Officer

Reference No. 2052

Term: 12 Month, Full Time

Closing Date: 9am 03 June 2015
Interview Date: 19 June 2015

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Salary £20,253 to £22,937 per annum.

Working as part of a small team, you will monitor the work of our contractors, ensuring the required performance is achieved, helping us to create a better, cleaner environment for North Norfolk. Each day in Environmental Services is different - a new query, complaint or work request. You will be out on district for much of the time, dealing with a wide range of people, including members of the public, contractors, councillors and commercial customers.

You will also assist with providing information and advice to residents and community groups, with a view to increasing recycling and reducing waste to help us improve our recycling performance through promotion and educational work.

An ability to work unsupervised is a crucial skill for the successful candidate and your customer service skills must be professional and helpful even in the face of demanding and testing situations. You will need to be tactful, diplomatic and self-assured with an ability to solve problems and make decisions using your experience. You will not be afraid of routine tasks, yet also flexible, resourceful and full of initiative.

To fit in with our team you will be ready for a challenge, have a sense of humour and a flexible approach to work. You will have the ability to work independently and as part of a team and be able to plan and organise your work and multi-task in order to meet stated deadlines. You must be a quick learner with excellent literacy and numeracy skills and competent IT skills.

North Norfolk District Council is committed to equality and diversity in employment and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We offer employees a friendly working environment, flexible working hours and a career average pension scheme.

Please note that we do not accept CVs unless accompanied by a fully completed application form.
For an informal discussion or further details please contact Scott Martin, Environmental Services Manager on 01263 516341.

To apply for this job please complete the application form available below

Programme and Projects Manager

Reference No. 2149

Term: 2 year fixed-term contract (Secondments considered)

Closing Date: 9am 01 June 2015
Interview Date: 10 June 2015

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Salary up to £32,778.

At North Norfolk District Council, we have a bold vision for the future. We are committed to a significant programme of business transformation which will impact on every aspect of our organisation. It will deliver better value, quality, efficiency and excellence in customer service for residents across North Norfolk.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced project manager to manage a number of projects arising from the Council’s transformation and digital change programme.

For an informal chat concerning this opportunity, please contact Alex Higgs, HR Manager, on 01263 516352.

To apply for this job please complete the application form available below

Benefit Officers

Reference No. 2045

Term: 2 x full time permanent

Closing Date: 28 May 2015

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Salary - £15,941 up to £19,742 per annum (career graded)

North Norfolk District Council are looking for two enthusiastic and self-motivated people to join our busy working environment.

Working within the Benefits Service your role will be to accurately process applications and changes in Housing Benefit and Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme, in accordance with statutory regulations, local policies, operational procedures and performance standards.

You will also be required to deal with customer enquiries using the appropriate means in a polite and efficient manner, ensuring all necessary information is gathered from the customer and any other available source in order to resolve customer enquiries or process claims.

Previous experience would be advantage but full training will be provided, however you will need:

  • Experience of working within a fast paced and demanding environment.
  • Excellent communication and customer skills.
  • Ability to recognise error and irregularity
  • Ability to accurately input information into computer systems
  • Experience of accurately maintaining and interpreting personal and financial information.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory Baseline Personnel Security (BPSS) check, which includes a verification of unspent criminal records.

Interested but want to know more?  Then contact Elliot Schubert or Lindsay Circuit, Benefit Team Leaders on (012632 516349 between 10.00am - 4.00pm for an information discussion.

Interviews to be held 30 June and 1 July 2015.



To apply for this job please complete the application form available below

Coaches and Volunteers wanted!

Reference No.


Closing Date:

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Our Community Sports Team is seeking North Norfolk based sports coaches and activity instructors to join its coach register.  Coaches on the register will be utilised as and when the need arises to help to deliver the Community Sports Teams current and future provision of sporting and physical activity opportunities to the community.  We would be delighted to hear from anybody who wishes to be included on this register.

We are also seeking to add to our pool of volunteers and would love to hear from anybody who may be interested in helping us to deliver our service to the community on a voluntary basis.  A volunteer role with us would suit those who are looking to gain experience in the sports and leisure industry and people with a strong belief in community and community based activities.

Please note volunteers will be required to undertake a satisfactory criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB).

Opportunities for coaches and volunteers are available now, so if you are interested in registering yourself as a coach or becoming a volunteer please contact Community Sports Manager Colin Brown on 07917834960 or

To apply for this job please complete the application form available below

Applying for a Job with NNDC

Application forms for advertised jobs at NNDC (including the temporary register) are available for download below:
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The MS Word file can be saved to your computer and filled in electronically.  You can either print this out and send it to us at the address below or e-mail your completed form to:

Please note that we cannot accept electronic applications via online storage.  These must be sent as an attachment via email only.

In order to read PDF files you need Adobe Acrobat Reader - it can be downloaded free from the Adobe website.

You can access job descriptions and person specifications for advertised roles and application forms from this website or alternatively you may contact our Job Line on 07661 001017 (24 hours) or by writing to Carolyn Howe, Human Resources, North Norfolk District Council, Holt Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9EN.

If you require any of the recruitment documents (application form, job descriptions, person specifications) in large print, Braille, alternative format or in a different language, please contact Human Resources on 01263 516035.

Please note that we do not accept CVs unless accompanied by a fully completed application form.

NNDC also holds a temporary staff register for anyone looking for temporary administrative or clerical work.

If you have any queries about working for NNDC you can contact Human Resources on 01263 516035.  Alternatively, please e-mail us at:

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