Town Maintenance Officer - Totnes Town Council

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • £26,974 - £30,094 per annum

Location: Totnes Town Centre

Totnes Town Council has a vacancy for a Town Maintenance Officer. The hours are 35 hours per week over 5 days. Core hours will be Monday - Friday 9.30am – 5pm (with ½ hr lunch) but some flexibility over start and finish times will be required.  In addition there will be occasional hours on evenings and weekends to cover for the Civic Hall Caretaker when on leave/sick or as required by the activities of the Town Council. The job will be based in a town centre location. 

The role involve taking responsibility for and managing the Council’s premises, grounds and the general appearance of the town, as well as overseeing and delegating work to the Maintenance Assistant. You will need a good level of experience in general property maintenance as you will be expected to carry out any smaller scale maintenance & repair work that is needed. You will also need a comprehensive understanding of Health & Safety regulations as well as excellent problem solving skills. You must have a friendly and helpful manner for dealing with the members of the public, local traders and partner organisations, practically you must be able to handle heavy loads and to work at heights, and you will need basic IT knowledge as the use of e-mails, Word and Excel will be required. A local knowledge would be an advantage. The role will involve working independently both indoors and outdoors and therefore the successful candidate will be trustworthy and conscientious.

Please go to the Totnes Town Council website to download the job description and application forms.

Completed applications should be e-mailed to 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.

Interview Date: Thursday 25th August 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationSouth HamsDevon
  • Work Postcode

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupManual (Caretaking/Cleaning/Driving/Catering/Youth & Community

  • Salary Details

    £26,974 - £30,094 per annum

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    35 hours per week, Monday - Friday 9.30am – 5pm (with ½ hr lunch)

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required