Staff Vacancies

Job Vacancy

General Maintenance Assistant

Council: Camelford Town Council
Salary: SCP1/Living Wage (£20,971 per annum pro rata / £10.90 per hour.)
Hours: 20 hours per week, 4 hours per day. Split shifts Sat and Sun – 9-12.30pm & 5.30-6pm. 3 Other days – Flexible/Negotiable.
Contract: Permanent – with 6 months’ probation period

Camelford Town Council is looking for a reliable and enthusiastic person to assist the Maintenance and Grounds Manager.  The role encompasses working with the existing staff in a wide variety of tasks including toilet cleaning, mowing, strimming, planting, tree pruning, litter picking, general repairs and maintenance of Council assets. Council assets include Allotments, Cemetery, Orchard, Enfield Park, play-areas, River Camel, Car parks, Public Toilets, seats and benches, various items of equipment etc.  The successful candidate would also be expected to be flexible, covering tasks whilst other staff are on holiday; such as putting up posters, and some general administrative duties. Also helping with Town events; such as Fun week, Camelford Show and the Winter Festival. There would also be interaction with the general public – the candidate would be a representative of CTC and be expected to provide good customer service.

The successful candidate will have good communication skills, work well in a team, and enjoy practical and outdoor work.  Qualifications are desirable but not essential.  Approx. average of 20 hours per week, with seasonal variations.

Please send your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for the position to Esther Greig, Town Clerk on The full job description and person specification can also be downloaded from the website:  Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm 24th March 2023.  Interviews will take place on 28th March, with a view to the candidate starting around 17th April 2023.