Chippenham Town Council Job Vacancies


Chippenham Town Council is committed to equality of opportunity and actively welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We offer good benefits including a generous pension and free staff parking where available.

When applying for a job with us you can send us  your CV with a covering letter explaining why you would be the ideal candidate for the role and how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the criteria.

You can email your application to or call us on 01249 446699 if you require more information.


Director of Community Services
Salary up to £57,397 + Essential User Allowance £1,239

Chippenham Town Council is an ambitious and progressive council, CTC’s ambition and innovation abounds” LGA Corporate Peer Challenge 2019

Chippenham is one of the largest town councils operating in the first tier of local government, in fact we operate in a similar manner to a small district council. We have a population of c40,000, a revenue budget of c£3.7M and we have over 75 staff and 70 volunteers. We operate in a county unitary setting with no district or borough councils. We having working relationships with a wide range of town partners including the principal authority Wiltshire Council.
This is a great opportunity to join the Chief Executive and Director of Resources and form part of the Corporate Management Team, with both directors having deputy status to the Chief Executive, it is therefore important that you are a good team player with a one team ethos.
You will lead a wide range of front line services, including Environmental Services, Leisure Services, Heritage and Museum Services and Venue Services, you will also have lead responsibility for Health and Safety, the Council’s property management functions and the development of the Chippenham Neighbourhood Plan.

If you would like a confidential discussion about this role please call our Chief Executive, Mark Smith on 01249 446699.

Please email a covering letter no more than 3 sides of A4 detailing how your qualifications, skills and experience meet the criteria for this role along with your current CV.

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Closing date: 12 noon Friday 8 November 2019
Interview date: Tuesday 19 November 2019


Casual Customer Services Assistant
Town Hall
£9.96 per hour

This is an opportunity to join our Customer Services team based at the Town Hall. You will be an ambassador for the council acting as the first point of contact for customers and visitors to the council and associated Neeld Box Office.
We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic people person with excellent inter-personal communication skills to join the team on a casual basis.

If you are interested in this role, please give us a call on 01249 446699 and ask to speak with Chloe Small, Customer Services Team Leader or Lynsey Nichols, Communications & Customer Services Manager for an informal chat.

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Casual Halls Team Member
Town Hall and The Neeld Community and Arts Centre

£8.765 per hour
Hours of work – as required, daytime and evening, weekdays and weekends, including Bank Holidays.

The Neeld Community and Arts Centre hosts a wide range of professional and community events alongside the Town Hall which has a busy schedule of meetings and private hires. Both these venues operate throughout the year as well as being a focal point for civic life in Chippenham.

Reporting to the Facilities Supervisor or Duty Officer this role supports what we have planned in the building to ensure we present ourselves to best effect, whether that be providing front of house for a professional show or preparations and servicing a room hire. This can be anything from liaising with hires and performers, laying out a room to cleaning up after an event/hire to ensure the facilities are ready for the next user.

We operate 7 days a week, often late nights, the nature of the work is varied and can be physical so flexibility is key to this role. If you are service driven with a proactive and positive approach then we would like to hear from you.

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