Apprentice National Non-Domestic Rating (NNDR) Officer

Job Title: Apprentice National Non-Domestic Rating (NNDR) Apprentice Officer 

Salary: £21,931 (inc of Local Weighting) 

Contract: 18 month Fixed Term or Secondment 

Hours: Full-time (37 hours per week) inclusive of 20% time off the job training 

Location: Watford Borough Council, Town Hall Watford, with some travel to Three Rivers District Council. 

The Department:- Revenues and Benefits Shared Services.

What we are looking for:-

We are looking for an enthusiastic Apprentice to join our committed and fast moving Revenues team.

You will provide support in the administration and collection of National Non-Domestic Rate (NNDR).   You will support the team in processing information and updating accounts quickly and accurately, ensuring information held in respect of business rate payers is correct and up to date. Determine claims for exemptions, and rate reliefs, process refunds and issue notices.         

The successful candidate will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills. As well as this busy role you will study for IRRV Level 4 Revenues and Welfare Benefits Practitioner.

About Three Rivers District Council

Three Rivers District in South West Hertfordshire straddles the north west corner of the M25 on the edge of Greater London. The district is a mixture of beautiful countryside, villages and small towns. The area has a diverse range of sectors and businesses and is a centre for the film industry with Warner Brothers at Leavesden forming part of a studio cluster along with Elstree and Pinewood is a short drive away.

At a glance

  • 700 historic assets and 22 conservation areas, 77% of the district is in the Green Belt.
  • 1,914 NNDR registered businesses with the economy providing 39,000 jobs
  • Very low crime rate
  • The district ranks highly for business registrations and start ups with a highly skilled and trained workforce, high employment levels with GVA and weekly earnings above average.

What we offer:-

We offer an excellent benefits package, including competitive salary, 28 days holiday, a generous employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance, flexible working, career development,  cycle-to-work scheme, discounted leisure centre membership, employee volunteering schemes and access to discounted activities and days out.

Close Date: 6 January 2019

Interview Date: w/c 14 January 2019

Starting: February 2019

Successful applicants will be subject to a basic DBS check Enhanced DBS 

For further information contact Lauren Bosley on 01923 278334.

An application pack for this position can be downloaded from the panel to the right of this advert. 

Completed applications should be emailed to the Shared HR Service for Watford Borough and Three Rivers District Council or returned to Human Resources at Watford Town Hall.

 Please click here to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Strongly committed to equality of opportunity in employment and in service. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to inform all applicants as to whether or not they have been shortlisted. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.