Advert for Town Council Project Officer

Salary £22,462 (SCP 14): Initial 1-year contract, subject to review on 30/10/20          

Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council is seeking a Projects Officer to undertake a variety of projects and to assist with events.

The Town Council is working towards implementation of its Corporate Plan which will see us working with other public bodies, businesses, community groups, schools and others to make improvements across the towns. Projects will be hugely varied and might include the implementation of small infrastructure projects, setting up community initiatives and playing a key role in the organisation of events; delivering all projects on time and to budget.

You will be highly organised and approach challenges and opportunities with enthusiasm, good humour and initiative. You will be familiar with health & safety requirements and have experience of undertaking risk assessments. An awareness of project management and some technical knowledge will be an advantage.


You will be a team player and will work closely with Town Council colleagues. You will ideally possess a qualification or experience in project or event management and must be able to maintain good partnerships with the community, suppliers and partner organisations. Knowledge or experience of working within a local council will be a distinct advantage. Work hours are subject to negotiation but will include some evenings and occasional weekends.

For an informal chat please contact Sam Winter, Town Clerk, on 01278 788088. For an application pack email  

Closing date midday 24th October 2019

Interviews will be held on Thursday 31st October 2019

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