Frome Town Council


Wild about Trees Project Officer

Part-time permanent post - 22 hours per week e.g. Wednesday to Friday

£22,911 - £28,785

We need someone with a passion for trees and the community to deliver our Wild about Trees project.

You’ll have people skills and practical skills; and the enthusiasm and dedication to deliver an ambitious and important project for Frome.

And you’ll be in your element getting your hands dirty and planting trees.

Call 01373 465757 and ask to speak to Chris to find out more about the role.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Sunday 9 February

Interviews: Wednesday 26 February


Frome Town Council


Town Ranger

Full-time permanent post - 37 hours per week

£18,795 to £22,911

Our Rangers work across the town, fixing things and making things better – and we’re looking for a new full-time Ranger.

You’ll be an outdoorsy type who takes pride in doing things well.

If you’re interested in a unique role, call 01373 465757 to find out more - or chat to one of our current Rangers while they’re out doing good things.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Sunday 9 February

Interviews: Tuesday 25 February


Calne Town Council



Starting Salary £24,799 per annum


This is an exciting time for Calne. We have refreshed our vision for our town and are keen to tackle the challenges that face us around our Climate and Environmental Emergency pledge and the environment in which we live and work.

This new post will promote the importance of the town’s natural environment through the management and protection of watercourses, green spaces, other environmental assets and all aspects of waste management.

Can you bring skills and experience of:

  • Working within the countryside/environmental sector
  • Managing green spaces for wildlife and people
  • Delivering volunteering activities to local communities
  • Good all round wildlife identification skills, especially grassland, woodland and freshwater plants birds and invertebrates
  • Waste management

The post holder will work closely with the Operations Supervisor and the Beversbrook Head Groundsman to ensure that a co-ordinated approach to the management of all our open spaces

For an informal chat about this role please call Stuart West on 01249 814000

How to Apply

Visit and download the job profile and application form.

Closing Date Friday 14th February 2020 and interviews will be held week commencing 20th February 2020. Completed application forms can be returned by email


Keevil Parish Council


Keevil Parish Council is looking to appoint a part time Parish Clerk/ Responsible Finance Officer.

Overall Responsibilities

The clerk to the parish council will be the Proper Officer of the council and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions, and in particular to serve or issue all the notifications required by law of a local authority’s Proper Officer.

Other duties will include the preparation of agenda papers, taking minutes, dealing with correspondence, liaising with contractors, and preparing budgets and financial accounts.

The Parish Council is the first tier of local government, sitting below the Wiltshire Council and is responsible for the maintenance of the village’s footpaths, playing field, whilst commenting on local planning applications and many other matters.

Hours: Part time, permanent – 5 hours per week (including bi-monthly meetings).

Salary based on NJC Scales and is dependent upon experience and qualifications.


Word and Excel experience is essential; Book Keeping and previous local government experience advantageous. 

CiLCA qualified preferred (or training support towards the qualification will be provided.).

Applications and CV should be submitted to Richard Mills (Clerk) at by midnight on 21st February 2020.


Melksham Town Council

Locum Clerk/Committee Clerk                      £21,166 - £22,911

Melksham Town Council is looking to hire a short-term Committee Clerk to assist the council during the implementation of its staffing restructure. Working full time you would be responsible for the preparation of all agendas, using the Modern.Gov Committee system, attendance at evening council and committee meetings and responsibility for drafting the minutes and action sheets. It is a small but friendly team and the position could lead to a permanent position for the right candidate.   The council is flexible to your working arrangements so if it was preferred you could work from home.

Please get in touch with the Town Clerk, Linda Roberts if you are interested in hearing more.