Parish & Town Council Vacancies

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Please email vacancy advertisements to daptc@dorsetcc.gov.uk

 

VERWOOD TOWN COUNCIL

VACANCY FOR TOWN CLERK AND RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER

 

Salary – (SCP Range 40 – 48) £43,857 to £51,958 pa (Depending on qualification)

Verwood Town Council serves an estimated population of 14,000. Verwood Town Council aims to provide local services with Dorset Council and other authorities.

The Town Council wish to find a proactive, enthusiastic, and highly motivated person to support the Town Council as Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. The Clerk is normally based in the council offices at 28 Vicarage Road, Verwood, BH31 6DR.

The hours of work each week are 35 hours. Option to join the Dorset Council Pension Scheme. 28 days holiday per annum.

For an informal discussion please contact Mrs Valerie Bright - Town Clerk

Email - towncouncil@verwood.gov.uk

Telephone - 01202 820880

Please find the Recruitment Pack here which includes Job Specification and Application Form

Closing date for applications - Thursday 30th September 2021 at 12 noon

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CHARD TOWN COUNCIL

VACANCY FOR EVENTS OFFICER

 

Chard Town Council is looking for an Events Officer to work full time (37 hours per week) to join the Corporate Management Team. This is an exciting time to join the team as the Council moves forward.

The main purpose of the role is the increase the provision, level of quality and public attendance in events to generate additional income to reduce the tax burden on local taxpayers, including an increased number of events at the Guildhall, increased room hires (of all relevant buildings), to develop a good quality sustainable Market, and to promote existing events operated and organised by the Town Council.

Hours of Work - As required Monday to Friday but must be prepared to work out of office hours in order to attend Council meetings, Council business and civic functions.

Salary – (SCP Range 22 – 26) £27,041 to £30,451 pa

An application pack can be obtained from the Town Council’s website - www.chard.gov.uk

by emailing recruitment@councilhrandgovernancesupport.co.uk

or by calling 01460 239567

Address - The Guildhall, Fore Street, Chard, Somerset TA20 1PP

(The office is open Monday to Thursday 9:30am – 4:30pm & Fridays from 9:30am – 3pm)

Closing date for applications - Monday 13th September 2021 at 9am

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 22nd September 2021

PLEASE NOTE – Submitted CV’s will not be considered. 

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CHARD TOWN COUNCIL

VACANCY FOR GRANTS OFFICER

 

Chard Town Council is looking for a Grants Officer to work 15 hours per week. This is an exciting time to join the team as the Council moves forward.

The Grants Officer will be responsible for identifying and developing successful funding and grant applications for the provision of Council services and projects to deliver the strategic objectives of the Council, including sourcing and applying for grants on behalf of the Council and securing maximum funding from Principal Authorities.

Hours of Work - As required Monday to Friday but must be prepared to work out of office hours in order to attend Council meetings, Council business and civic functions.

Salary – (SCP Range 13 – 17) £9,173 to £9,928 pa

An application pack can be obtained from the Town Council’s website - www.chard.gov.uk

by emailing recruitment@councilhrandgovernancesupport.co.uk

or by calling 01460 239567

Address - The Guildhall, Fore Street, Chard, Somerset TA20 1PP

(The office is open Monday to Thursday 9:30am – 4:30pm & Fridays from 9:30am – 3pm)

Closing date for applications - Monday 13th September 2021 at 9am

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 21st September 2021

PLEASE NOTE – Submitted CV’s will not be considered. 

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CHARD TOWN COUNCIL

VACANCY FOR DEMOCRATIC SERVICES OFFICER

 

Chard Town Council is looking for a Democratic Services Officer to work 20 hours per week. This is an exciting time to join the team as the Council moves forward into the future

The Democratic Services Officer will be responsible for providing efficient and effective support to the Corporate Management functions of the Council and the Executive Officer, including overseeing Human Resources matters, including training, Council Policies and Accreditation, and the administration of Council and Committee meeting paperwork.

Hours of Work - As required Monday to Friday but must be prepared to work out of office hours in order to attend Council meetings, Council business and civic functions.

Salary – (SCP Range 13 – 17) £12,230 to £13,239 pa

An application pack can be obtained from the Town Council’s website - www.chard.gov.uk

by emailing recruitment@councilhrandgovernancesupport.co.uk

or by calling 01460 239567

Address - The Guildhall, Fore Street, Chard, Somerset TA20 1PP

(The office is open Monday to Thursday 9:30am – 4:30pm & Fridays from 9:30am – 3pm)

Closing date for applications - Monday 13th September 2021 at 9am

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 22nd September 2021

PLEASE NOTE – Submitted CV’s will not be considered. 

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CHARD TOWN COUNCIL

VACANCY FOR CORPORATE SERVICES MANAGER

 

Chard Town Council has a vacancy for a full time (37 hours per week) Corporate Services Manager. This is an exciting time to join the team as Chard moves forward into the future

The Corporate Services Manager will lead the Corporate Services Team effectively, co-ordinate and ensure the efficient delivery of administrative and financial activities across a broad range of services, and to work as part of the Team contributing to the achievement of the Council

The Corporate Services Manager will work closely with the Executive Officer and Operations Manager to help develop and maintain information and monitoring systems that are accurate and up to date at all times.

Hours of Work - As required Monday to Friday but must be prepared to work out of office hours in order to attend Council meetings, Council business and civic functions.

Salary – (SCP Range 24 – 28) £28,672 to £32,234

An application pack can be obtained from the Town Council’s website - www.chard.gov.uk

by emailing recruitment@councilhrandgovernancesupport.co.uk

or by calling 01460 239567

Address - The Guildhall, Fore Street, Chard, Somerset TA20 1PP

(The office is open Monday to Thursday 9:30am – 4:30pm & Fridays from 9:30am – 3pm)

Closing date for applications - Monday 6th September 2021 at 9am

Interviews will take place on Thursday 16th September 2021

PLEASE NOTE – Submitted CV’s will not be considered. 

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CHARD TOWN COUNCIL

VACANCY FOR OPERATIONS MANAGER

Chard Town Council is looking for an Operations Manager to work full time (37 hours per week) to head up the Operations Team. This is an exciting time to join the team as the Council moves out into the future.

The Operations Manager will lead the Operations Team effectively, co-ordinate and ensure the efficient delivery of operations, including the day-to-day management and maintenance of the Council’s facilities and assets. These include The Guildhall, parks, open spaces, cemetery, closed churchyard, allotments, and street cleaning contract. The Operations manager will also be expected develop projects in accordance with the Council’s priorities.

Hours of Work - As required Monday to Friday but must be prepared to work out of office hours in order to attend Council meetings, Council business and civic functions.

Salary – (SCP Range 30 – 33) £33,782 to £36,922

An application pack can be obtained from the Town Council’s website - www.chard.gov.uk

by emailing recruitment@councilhrandgovernancesupport.co.uk

or by calling 01460 239567

Address - The Guildhall, Fore Street, Chard, Somerset TA20 1PP

(The office is open Monday to Thursday 9:30am – 4:30pm & Fridays from 9:30am – 3pm)

Closing date for applications - Monday 6th September 2021 at 9am

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 15th September 2021

PLEASE NOTE – Submitted CV’s will not be considered.