Salary Details: £12.65 - £13.42 per hour

Job Term: Permanent

Hours: Part Time 30 hours per week, Monday - Friday 9.30am – 4pm (with ½ hr lunch)

Location: Totnes Town Centre

Organisation: Totnes Town Council

Closing Date: midnight 29th November 2020

Interview Date: 3rd December 2020

Totnes Town Council has a vacancy for a part time Town Maintenance Officer. Hours are 30 hours per week over 5 days. Core hours will be Monday - Friday 9.30am – 4pm (with ½ hr lunch) but some flexibility over start and finish times will be required. Additional hours may be necessary including some evenings and weekends, as required by the activities of the Town Council. The job will be based in a town centre location.

The role involve taking responsibility for and managing the Council’s premises, grounds and the general appearance of the town. It requires a good level of experience in general property maintenance as you will be expected to carry out any smaller scale maintenance & repair work that is needed. You will also need a comprehensive understanding of Health & Safety regulations as well as excellent problem solving skills. You must have a friendly and helpful manner for dealing with the members of the public, local traders and partner organisations, practically you must be able to handle heavy loads and to work at heights, and you will need basic IT knowledge as the use of e-mails, Word and Excel will be required. A local knowledge would be an advantage. The role will involve working independently both indoors and outdoors and therefore the successful candidate will be trustworthy and conscientious.

Please note that only completed application forms will be considered at shortlisting stage, CV’s are not accepted.


Town Maintenance Officer - Job Description 

Application Form

Application Monitoring Form

Completed applications should be e-mailed to or posted to Catherine Marlton, Totnes Town Council, The Guildhall Offices, Ramparts Walk, Totnes, TQ9 5QH.