Job Vacancies

Town Sergeant/Mayor's Chauffeur

Broadstairs and St. Peter's Town Council - Broadstairs CT10 1JX

Are you looking for something new and exciting? Something flexible which fits perfectly within your personal life? Are you looking for a role where you can make a real difference and enhance the lives of others?
Then, this role could be perfect for you!
Apply today to be Broadstairs and St. Peter’s new Town Sergeant.

Hours: Zero Hour Contract

Our bank hour contracts allow flexibility, giving you the benefits of a consistent workplace and the opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support. We promise a minimum of 100 hours per year, with holiday pay on top of every hour you work. Please be aware that this role requires evening and weekend availability.

What is a Town Sergeant?

The Town Sergeant is the Sergeant-at-Arms for local towns. The Town Sergeant provides Civic and ceremonial support to the Town’s Mayor. Assisting as a master of ceremonies at Civic events, marshalling Civic parades and take responsibility for Civic regalia including the ceremonial mace, robes and chains. As well as acting as chauffeur for the Mayor.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

• To liaise with the office regarding new posters to be sited on town noticeboards on a weekly basis.
• To accompany the Mayor and/or the Deputy on Civic engagements and functions.
• To support and attend various annual Civic functions and Mayoral events.
• Assist with the preparations, set-up and clear-up etc. for events.
• When required, act as Toast Master for announcements at Civic events.
• To wear the necessary uniform at ceremonial functions.

For more information please review the job description.

A full and current clean driving license is essential.

Please note, a fully completed application is required in all cases.

Industry: Government

Benefits: Flexible working hours

After 17 year’s service our current Town Sergeant is retiring and he has this to say about his time with the Council: 
“I have been privileged to work with members of the staff of the council who have been superb in helping me to carry out my various duties. I have been the Town Sergeant since 2003 and my job has been varied and enlightening. I have been overwhelmed with the various aspects of my post and been to so many places of interest that I cannot name all here. I have served many Mayor's both male and female who have served this town of ours to the highest standard”.

Reference ID: 001

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £10.00 to £12.00 /hour

Closing Date: 22nd May 2020


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Please send all Applications to Events@broadstairs.gov.uk