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<strong>Vacancies</strong>

Bovey Tracey Town Council is seeking to recruit for two separate permanent positions, Assistant Town Clerk and Caretaker, to work as part of a small, friendly team in our newly developed Riverside Community Centre. This is an exciting time to work for the Town Council as we are developing a range of projects centred on the Town’s strategic priorities, including community engagement and sustainability.

Assistant Town Clerk – This role will be for approximately 20 hours per week (days/times to be agreed) and is required to undertake day-to-day management of the Town Council’s services and functions, including managing the Parish Allotments and Cemetery, clerking committee meetings and actioning all financial processes. 

The post requires candidates to have an excellent track record in administration and/or accounting and possess exceptional Customer Care skills.  Experience of work in public sector or local councils is desirable, as is experience of budget monitoring and of using accounts software, but this is not essential as full training will be provided.  The post will contain some evening and weekend work, but advance notice will be provided.  The role is varied and is key to the Council functioning efficiently and is extremely rewarding, supporting all areas of the community within the parish.

There is potential for up to an additional 17 hours per week on a temporary basis to cover additional administrative duties if the applicant desires.  The successful candidate will be responsible to the Town Clerk .  The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 9th August 2021.

Salary: SCP 14 – 18 (£23,080 – £24,982 per annum FTE)

Salary displayed is full time equivalent and will be pro-rata in accordance with hours.

Caretaker – This role will be for approximately 10 hours per week, with variable hours spread over at least 4 days a week and is required to assist in the supervision and day to day management and running of the Riverside Community Centre and all associated activities/events/meetings that take place there.  The successful postholder will be responsible for the ‘out of hours’ opening, closing and securing of the Community Centre when events are scheduled in the evenings/weekend, ensuring that Health & Safety issues are strictly adhered to and the operation of all emergency procedures & building maintenance i.e., fire alarm, emergency lighting & heating system are carried out.  Other key tasks include the preparation and dismantling for various functions from small meetings to larger events & conferences, which will involve regular manual handling (e.g., lifting/moving/setting up/packing away of furniture.

The post requires candidates to be able to work flexible hours including evenings/weekends and short work sessions for opening/closing duties, be confident working autonomously but also as part of a team and be physically fit to lift/move heavy items as required.

The successful candidate will ultimately be responsible to the Centre Manager.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 23rd August 2021.

Salary: SCP 1 – 2 (£17,842 – £18,198 per annum FTE)

Salary displayed is full time equivalent and will be pro-rata in accordance with hours.

Both successful candidates will be based within the newly developed Riverside Community Centre, Station Road, Bovey Tracey.  The vibrant shared space hosts the Town’s Library, Information Centre and Public Toilets as well as the Council  offices  with natural light and modern technology.

Informal discussions concerning the role can be made by contacting Mark Wells, Town Clerk and RFO on 01626 834217 or email info@boveytracey.gov.uk

Application packs, including Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded from this page     

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    Application Form

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    Assistant Town Clerk - Job Description

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    Assistant Town Clerk - Person Specification

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    Caretaker - Job Description

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