Opportunities

General Info

Council: Axminster Town Council

County: Devon

Salary: SCP 24 to SCP 32 (dependent on qualifications and experience) plus Local Government Pension Scheme Contribution

Closing date: 03/05/2022 12:00

Council Administrator

Applications must be returned by 03/05/2022 12:00

Salary: SCP 24 to SCP 32 (dependent on qualifications and experience) plus Local Government Pension Scheme Contribution

Hours: 30 per week, part-time. Permanent Role


Axminster Town Council is seeking to appoint a second officer to our new team of staff.  This is an exciting new role which is being created following a review of our previous structure. The Council is
a forward-looking organisation serving the residents of Axminster and surrounding area to deliver high quality services and amenities.

The Council Administrator will:

  • be responsible for the management and maintenance of the Council’s property portfolio.
  • be responsible for ensuring the effective development and delivery of Council projects and initiatives to implement the Strategic Plan of the Council
  • be required to liaise with the community and strategic partners in the scoping, planning and delivery of projects and initiatives.
  • line manage our handyman and other outdoor staff.
  • support volunteers in their important contributions to Council and community activities
  • be required to cover for the Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer when they are absent due to holiday leave or illness.

This is a part–time role which involves attendance at some evening meetings and occasionally working outside office hours. The successful applicant will be supported to achieve the nationally accredited Certificate in Local Council Administration.

Further details and an application pack can be obtained from:

www.axminstertowncouncil.gov.uk (clicking the Job Opportunities tab)

By email to recruitment@axminstertowncouncil.gov.uk

Or in writing to The Town Clerk, Axminster Town Council, The Guildhall, West Street, Axminster, Devon EX13 5NX
or Tel. 01297 631350

Click here to download a Job Description and Person Specification

Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Tuesday May 3 2022.

Interviews to be held on Friday May 6 and Monday 9 May 2022.

Please only submit applications on the form provided – CVs will not be accepted.