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Vacancy - Administration and Allotment Officer

12 March 2021

Vacancy - Administration and Allotment Officer

The deadline for applications is the 12 April 2021. Please email for an application form.

Loddon Parish Council is seeking to appoint a competent and experienced administrative assistant to assist with the day-to-day tasks of the council and in support of the clerk and finance officer. This is a varied and interesting role within local government requiring excellent communication skills, a ‘can do’ attitude and a good range of skills.

You will be responsible for manning the desk when open to the public, answering the phone and responding to post and email communication. This will require dealing with a range of enquiries relating to all aspects of the council and the wider community so having a good local knowledge and experience dealing with the public will be very beneficial to the role.

You will also be responsible for managing the Allotments in Loddon and duties will include showing prospective tenants around plots, keeping an Allotment register/waiting list and replying in a timely manner to Allotment correspondence.

Other duties will include engaging with the local community via Facebook and the Parish Council website. You may also be required to set up for meetings, carry out inspections of facilities, order goods, and respond to reports of damage. There may also be a variety of other tasks as required by the clerk to whom you will report.

The post is for 12 hours a week over three days (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) and is based in the Parish Council Offices in Church Plain, Loddon. Salary is £9.27 per hour, £17,842.00 pro rata. This position offers the Local Government Pension Scheme and the standard employment terms and conditions agreed nationally for the sector.

In the first instance please contact the Parish Council for an Application Form and Job Description;

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