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Exciting Opportunity – Town Maintenance Officer (Totnes)

Salary: £30,825 – £33,945 per annum

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Totnes Town Council is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Town Maintenance Officer to join our dedicated team. This is a hands-on role responsible for the upkeep and management of the Council’s premises, grounds, and the general appearance of the town.

Key Responsibilities:

– Carry out general property maintenance and repair work

– Oversee and delegate tasks to the Maintenance Assistant

– Ensure compliance with Health & Safety regulations

– Provide excellent customer service to members of the public, local traders, and partner organisations

– Utilise problem-solving skills to address maintenance issues

– Perform physical tasks, including handling heavy loads and working at heights

– Basic IT skills (emails, Word, Excel)


– Proven experience in general property maintenance

– Comprehensive understanding of Health & Safety regulations

– Friendly and helpful customer service manner

– Trustworthy and conscientious approach

– Ability to work independently, both indoors and outdoors

– Local knowledge of Totnes (desirable)

Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 9am – 4:30pm (with 30-minute lunch break). Occasional evening and weekend work will be required.

Location: Totnes Town Centre

Closing Date: Tuesday, 25th June 2024 (midnight)

Interview Date: Wednesday, 3rd July 2024

If you are a dedicated professional with a passion for maintaining the beauty and functionality of our town, we want to hear from you. Apply now and become a part of our vibrant community!

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

Thu 18th June 2020
Last Updated
Tue 21st May 2024