Information & Technical Officer

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: Grade G (20-25) £30,296 - £33,945
  • Location: Boroughwide, Ainsdale
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 10/03/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: 1234/24/269549

Sefton Council’s Green Sefton Service is recruiting for an Information and Technical Officer to join our busy team.

Green Sefton is an exciting service which manages our special coast, parks and greenspaces: from our beautiful and internationally recognised coastline which supports some of the rarest flora and fauna in the country, to coastal habitats which are rarer than rainforest, through to our historic parks and gardens, 160 other greenspaces, and our sport and recreation facilities. In total, we manage around 5,500ha of land and this includes managing both inland and coastal flood risk too.  We are a varied service indeed!

With the help of a small team, the successful applicant will offer business and administration support to the service.  

An excellent communicator, you will provide high quality customer care; dealing with enquiries from the public, Elected Members and other partners and supporting GDPR information compliance for Corporate Complaints and Freedom of Information Act requests. 

You will be experienced in working with a range of software and systems including Office and Sharepoint. Knowledge of GIS mapping systems would be desirable too.

This post provides a fantastic opportunity to use your knowledge and skills to help develop Green Sefton’s data management systems.

Well organised and experienced, your knowledge of budget monitoring, purchasing and the invoicing of customers will be essential in supporting our teams.

You will be required to work from a variety of bases across the Borough, working agilely within the Council’s policy.

Closing date for applications: 10th March 2024 Interviews w/c 18th March 2024

Equal Opportunities


Sefton Council strives to ensure that our workforce is inclusive and representative of our communities. A diverse workforce is important to us, our staff bring with them a wide range of experiences, views, ideas, and innovations, and we are committed to providing an environment that recognises, respects, and values everybody’s identity, where individual differences are strengths and where everyone can thrive and maximise their potential. We are always open to learning and growing as an organisation, and we welcome new ideas and initiatives that promote equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer; all candidates will receive equal treatment. Our decision to appoint will be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role.


Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

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How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).

Please fully complete the online application form.

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