Green Spaces & Committee Clerk Job Vacancies

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Grounds Maintenance Person

Full Time 37 Hours per week 
SCP 7 - 12 £20,092 - £22,183 (£10.44 - £11.53 per hour), depending on experience and qualifications.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Greenspaces team to assist the Town Council with the up-keep of its open spaces and properties.

Buckingham Town Council manages parks, play areas, the cemetery and other assets within the town. This is a varied role which includes with both grounds and property maintenance.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with good practical skills for this largely outdoor role. A background in landscaping or horticulture is desirable and a full driving licence is essential.

The main tasks will include:
• Maintaining and repairing the Town Council’s parks and green spaces, properties and assets.
• Carrying out grounds maintenance and horticultural tasks, including the use of machinery for hedge cutting and grass cutting.
• Carrying out maintenance and burial duties at the cemetery.
• Help in setting up, running and clearing Town Council events including assisting in the implementation of road closures.
• Dealing with queries from members of the public in a polite and helpful manner.

The role is a full time position with occasional additional weekend work being required to assist in the running of events. Due to the nature of the role, all grounds maintenance staff are subject to health surveillance to ensure they are physically able to complete their duties.

The Council offers membership of the generous Local Government Pension Scheme.
Buckingham Town Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 4th January at 9am.

For further information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Estates Manager Lee Phillips on 01280 816426.

Applications are available through the link below or by calling 01280 816426

Applications should be submitted by email to: Greenspaces@buckingham-tc.gov.uk

Or by post to:

Buckingham Town Council
Buckingham Centre
Verney Close
Buckingham
MK18 1JP

Successful applicants will be subject to receipt of suitable references.

 

 

Committee Clerk

Salary Scale SCP 7 - 12 £20,092 - £22,183 (£10.44 - £11.53 per hour) 16 Hours per week, pro-rata, depending on experience and qualifications.

Buckingham Town Council are seeking a part time Committee Clerk. You will have an eye for detail and the ability to take accurate minutes.The Committee Clerk will attend council and committee meetings (usually on Monday evenings) to take minutes and support Councillors and members of the public who may attend.

The role will include the creation of agenda packs and the publication of agendas and minutes using the Council’s website. The successful candidate will also support the wider team flexibly as required.

The successful candidate would be expected to be computer literate with good communication skills. Friendly and positive outlooks are essential. This is an exciting, challenging role in a council that works with its community partners to address local priorities and deliver a wide range of services.

The Council offers membership of the generous Local Government Pension Scheme.
Buckingham Town Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Closing date for applications: Monday 20th December 2021 at 9am 

Interviews to be held: week commencing 10th January 2022

Applications are available through the link below or by calling 01280 816426

Applications should be submitted by email to: townclerk@buckingham-tc.gov.uk

Or by post to:

Buckingham Town Council
Buckingham Centre
Verney Close
Buckingham
MK18 1JP

Successful applicants will be subject to receipt of suitable references.

Please note: CVs will not be accepted.