Part time 5 hours per week

Salary £8 per hour

Colne Town Council is seeking to recruit an allotment officer to start April/May 2015.

The main responsibilities of the role include managing the waiting list and administrating all aspects of letting and upkeeping of Colne’s 22 allotment sites. Also, to prepare the agenda, take the minutes and carry out all instructions from The Council’s Allotment committee. The applicant will also be responsible for issuing the rent invoices and collecting the monies and banking them.

The applicant will be able to demonstrate the skills needed to administrate the allotments and deal with members of the public in a friendly, professional and timely manner. The work will be mainly carried out alone and over 2 sessions based in the Town hall, Colne.

Applicants will be competent in computer skills and be able to adapt those skills to use the web based allotment management system (Colony). The applicant will demonstrate an ability to manage time and tasks with an understanding of data protection responsibilities alongside a welcoming and friendly manner.

This position may require additional hours each month to administer meetings and site vists.

An application form, job description and person spec can be obtained by contacting Colne Town Council by either writing to 34 Water Street, EARBY, BB18 6QS, telephoning 01282 841599 or emailing [email protected]

The closing date for the receipt of applications is: 5pm FRIDAY 10th April 2015.

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