Market & Bloom Officer

Looking for an opportunity to work at the heart of your community?

Wokingham Town Council could offer you a new and interesting post within a strong and developing organisation.

Can you bring?

  • Knowledge and experience of markets
  • Effective administrative skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to public service

With the growth of the town we are looking to appoint an individual to develop and oversee our market and to further develop our entry into Thames and Chiltern in Bloom. These are important functions of the Council and you will work with Councillors, the Town Clerk and staff to deliver these.

The post is offered full-time and will be based at the Town Hall in Wokingham town centre.

Salary: £24,657. Benefits include access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Closing date: Monday 19th November 2018 - midnight

For an informal discussion phone either:

  • Rob Vincent, Buildings & Grounds Officer and Market Superintendent on 07847 602186 or
  • Jan Nowecki, Town Clerk on 0118 978 3185

Candidate information is available here -  Introductory Candidate Letter, Job Description & Person Specification

Applications to be made online using the form below.


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