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Salary Details: £11.68 – £12.65 per hour

Job Term:  Permanent

Hours: Part Time 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm (with ½ hr lunch)

Location: Totnes Town Centre

Organisation: Totnes Town Council

Closing Date: when sufficient applications have been received

Interview Date: to be confirmed

Totnes Town Council has a vacancy for a part time Administrator. Hours are 32.5 hours per week over 5 days, Monday to Friday, 9.30am – 4.30pm (with ½ hr lunch) but some flexibility over start and finish times may 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 involves providing an efficient PA service to the Mayor including organising mayoral events, taking responsibility for office administration to ensure the smooth running of the office, and providing administrative support to the Marketing & Communications Manager as required. It will include acting as cover for our Assistant in our Tourist Information Office in the event of absence due to sickness or leave. You will need to have experience in minute taking, have a good working knowledge of IT hardware and software systems, and be experienced in using social media. Adaptability and excellent organisational and time management skills are essential for working in our busy office. The postholder will be required to undertake training to act as a First Aider for the Council and will be required to cover the reception and phones in the event of staff absences.

Relevant experience or transferable skills are required.

Please go to the Totnes Town Council website to download the job description and application forms.

Completed applications should be e-mailed to office@totnestowncouncil.gov.uk or posted to Catherine Marlton, Totnes Town Council, The Guildhall Offices, Ramparts Walk, Totnes, TQ9 5QH. ONLY COMPLETED COUNCIL APPLICATION FORMS will be considered at shortlisting stage. CV’s are NOT accepted.


  • Salary Details: £10.79 per hour
  • Hours: Zero hours per week. Hours will vary per week and will be dependent on Civic Hall bookings.
  • Closing Date: when sufficient applications have been received.
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed.


Totnes Civic Hall is a busy community venue operated by Totnes Town Council to provide the facilities for the people of Totnes and the surrounding areas. Open 7 days a week with varying hours and we require a caretaker who can help us deliver a successful venue. The Caretaker role is a key player in the venue’s team and requires a dynamic and personable individual who has a broad understanding of attention to detail, is a quick learner & able to undertake physical tasks.

Completed applications should be e-mailed to office@totnestowncouncil.gov.uk or posted to Christina Bewley, Totnes Town Council, The Guildhall Offices, Ramparts Walk, Totnes, TQ9 5QH. Only completed Council Application forms will be considered at shortlisting stage, CV’s are not accepted.

Thu 18th June 2020
Last Updated
Fri 16th July 2021