Kirklees Council Careers Near Me – Business Support Officer

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Environment & Climate Change

Service Area

Environmental Strategy & Climate Change



Number of Jobs



Huddersfield and surrounding areas

Position type


Length of contract

Fixed Term Contract until Spring 2024 possibly becoming permanent.


Grade 6


£20,444 – £22,129

This role includes working from home and also at Vine Street, off Leeds Road Huddersfield

This position will support the Landscape Architects team at Vine Street. In the Landscapes team you will be the first point of contact for customers to the team. You will use a variety of software packages to deal with planning applications for use of opens spaces and to provide statistical information to the Landscape team.

Duties include:

  • Data processing (input and retrieval) including service based IT systems;
  • Support events and hospitality;
  • Using other specialist systems such as AutoCAD, YORtender, Kompass & Anite (full training will be provided);
  • Specialist and technical administrative support;
  • Responding to complex enquiries;
  • Processing and accounting for cash, cheques, direct debits, invoices etc;
  • Complex and specialist word processing;
  • Information and record management as directed;
  • Provide project support, research and collate information as directed;

It is essential that you have a flexible and ‘can do’ attitude, possess excellent customer care skills and good IT skills, and that you are familiar with a variety of computer packages in particular Microsoft Office and that you are able to demonstrate business and administrative skills to NVQ level 3.

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and we encourage applications from people with all differing abilities. So, if you need any support completing an application form, or any other format for the application or Job Description please contact the Recruitment Team for help by email:

[email protected]
or phone: 01484 221000 and ask for ‘Recruitment’.

If you are internal and want to apply for this job as a secondment you must be a substantive employee of the Council with over 6 months continuous service and have successfully completed your probation period.

Applications for secondments will only be accepted if approved by your manager, you will be asked to confirm on your application form that you have the relevant permission. If you are refused permission to apply for a secondment please contact HR Recruitment to register the refusal.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Closing date

23 October 2023, 11:55 PM

Important Information

Business Support Officer Grade 6.pdf – 134KB

Day in the Life- Bus Support Landscape.pdf – 143KB

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