Administration Officer

  • Job Reference: 00002845-1
  • Date Posted: 18 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Shifnal Town Council
  • Location: Shifnal, Shropshire
  • Salary: £20,092
  • Bonus/Benefits: 37 hours per week. Monday to Friday with occasional out of hours work
  • Sector: Administration & Secretarial
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Vacancies
Shifnal Town Council is seeking to appoint a number of roles, to support the Town Clerk and the team in the smooth running of Town Council Operations in responding to the many challenges they face to improve the lives of residents of Shifnal. 

Administration Officer 

To act as Office Manager with line management responsibility for 3 staff. Manage all administrative duties and activities in relation to Council meetings, Planning Applications, Burials, venue bookings as well as responding to more general enquiries. Support and publicise Town Council events and campaigns.

This post is permanent for 37 hours per week. Monday to Friday with occasional out of hours work to include evenings and weekends.
Salary £20,092 pa pro rata 

Financial Assistant 

Responsible for receipt and issue of invoices and preparing monthly reports for Council. Preparing banking, assisting with VAT returns and all cashbook, banking procedures and reconciliations. Support the Town Clerk with other financial matters as required. 

This post is temporary for a fixed term contract of 12 months. 1 day (7.5 hours) per week 
Salary £19,312 - £19,698 pa pro rata 

Facilities/Maintenance Operative 

Responsible for the day to day inspection and general maintenance of Council buildings and assets, carry out safety checks, report defects and liaise with contractors in accordance with Council requirements. Litter picking duties across all Council greenspaces. 

This post is permanent for 20 hours per week. Monday to Friday with occasional out of hours work to include evenings and weekends. 
Salary £19,312 pa pro rata

Library Support Assistant 

To support the Library Manager with issuing and returning books, assisting customers, maintaining a clean and tidy library and ensuring books are stored correctly. 

This post is permanent for 3.5 hours per week, working Saturday mornings. 
Salary £17,842 pa pro rate (£9.25 per hour). 


For further information, job descriptions and an application pack please contact Shifnal Town Council on 01952 461420 or email info@shifnaltowncouncil.gov.uk 

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 30th November 2021; interview dates to be confirmed.