Maintenance Team Support Worker

St Agnes Parish Council, Cornwall
Salary Scale Point 7-12 (£11.63ph – £12.73ph) depending on skills and experience
Part time 24 hours per week (3 full days), Permanent
Local Government Pension

Closing date: 10/10/2023
Interview date: 17/10/2023
Start Date: ASAP

St Agnes Parish Council requires a Maintenance team support worker to deliver first class services for the local community and visitors.  In particular, the Council seeks candidates with plumbing skills amongst others to help conduct routine repairs and maintenance.

The Parish Council manage the Public Rights of Way (PROW) across the parish and a section of the South West Coast Path.  Our maintenance team care for and manage hedges and trees, bus shelters, benches and public green spaces. The Council are responsible for public toilets facilities at Porthtowan, St Agnes (Churchtown) and Trevaunance Cove, and will strive to make them the best facilities in the region.

The successful candidate will work within the maintenance team (two other people) at various sites including three sets of public toilets, two car parks, a library, the Council office building, 2 allotment sites, cemeteries and various other spaces in the Parish. The successful candidate will be supervised by the maintenance team leader and helped to settle into the role and establish a sensible work pattern. The Council’s Environment & Property Manager works closely with the maintenance team to establish work routines, and the successful candidate must be able to work effectively as a team member and be able to take instruction. The post holder will be key to portraying a strong and positive public image of the Council.

Annual leave entitlements are 22 days (pro rata) plus two extra statutory days, and the post-holder must be available to cover sickness leave for colleagues from time to time.

The Council is part of the Local Government Pension Scheme (Cornwall Pension Fund – employer contribution currently 19.6%) and all its employees are entitled to join if they request to do so.  The position is permanent.

To apply, a completed application form must be submitted by the deadline date.  This can be by email, post, or in person.  CVs can also be submitted alongside application forms, but CVs alone will not be considered.

For further details please contact or 01872 553801.

Download: Application form; Job description & Person Specification