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 either send us a completed application form or your CV with a covering letter explaining why you would be the ideal candidate for the role.

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


Museum Assistant 
Chippenham Museum
£18,426.00 to £19,171.00 per year. 37 hours per week, permanent

Chippenham Town Council are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated person to join our friendly team as a Museum Assistant.
Housed in an 18th century townhouse, Chippenham Museum tells the fascinating story of this historic market town from its prehistoric origins to the present day.
The main purpose of the job will be to assist the museum team on all aspects of museum work from front of house duties, working with volunteers and the community to assisting with exhibitions and collection care.
You will be joining us at an interesting time as the museum develops so this is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the running of a heritage organisation
A willingness to work Tuesday – Saturday is desirable but not essential. However you will be expected to work some Saturdays and evenings.

Should you need more information, please contact Melissa Barnett, Head of Heritage & Museum Services on 01249 705020.

To apply please email your completed application form to

Closing date:  12 noon Friday 26 July 2019

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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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