Vacancy - Maternity Cover - Allotment Officer

Date: 14th December, 2020

Andover Town Council are looking for an Allotment Officer to cover maternity in a job share. Please see details below:

Job Description     Allotment Officer (maternity cover)
Job Title: Allotment Officer
Hours: 22 hours per week (Wed - Fri) as part of job share.
(Additional hours worked taken as time off in lieu and overtime (split equally)
Pay Scale:          Based on NJC scale points SPC 11 (£11.05 phr)

Based at: 68B High Street, Andover, Hampshire
Job Purpose: To Administer the Town Council’s Allotment Service.
Responsible to: The Town Clerk
Responsible for: The Allotment Service of the Town Council.

Key Duties:
As the Allotment Officer to the Council….


Allotments – responsibility for all administration and maintenance
Deal with inquiries from visiting members of the public
Deal with telephone inquiries
Inward and outward post responsibility to include franking machine
Order equipment for outdoor maintenance team as required and approved by Town Clerk.
Update/set up of internal records, such as telephone/address lists
Manage the Outside Workforce Contractor – booking in work and issuing job numbers
Ensuring all invoices are passed to the Town Clerk for processing.
Receive and process monies for allotment rental.
Banking monies with supervision from the Town Clerk/Deputy Town Clerk.

Maintenance of Systems

Set up/update procedures for Administration Procedures Manual (for Allotments)
Update filing system
Update computer filing system

Any other duties which may, from time to time, be considered appropriate

Start date:    11 January 2020
Closing date: 18 December 2020

If interested please send your CV with a covering letter to