Saffron Walden Town Council has two exciting opportunities to join the team and is looking to appoint Casual Event Staff and a Facilities Cleaner.

Physical copies of the below application documents can be provided on request, please contact us on 01799 516 501 or email if required.

The closing date for all applications is 9am Monday 3rd April 2023.

Please return your completed application to or the SWTC offices at The Town Hall, Market Street, Saffron Walden, CB10 1HZ. CVs will not be accepted.

All interviews are anticipated to take place w/c 17th April, should you be unavailable please include this within your application form, interviews will take place in person.

Casual Event Staff

£15.00 per hour – zero hour contract

 SWTC is looking to appoint a bank of casual staff to support the delivery of Town Council events, activities, and private bookings.

Whilst the role will be responsible for opening and closing venues it will have three primary areas of working:

  1. Weddings – Meeting with Registrars, wedding party and guests.
  2. Events – First point of contact representing the Council, meeting suppliers, handling of card/cash for refreshments during events.
  3. Operations – Setting up venues (moving tables, chairs, stage), litter picking, cleaning.

You may have a focus on one or more of the above duties and will not necessarily be required or discriminated against if you are not able to meet all duties.

Notably given the nature of the role anti-social hours, including evening and weekend working will be required.

Facilities Cleaner

Hourly rate of £11.39 (Subject to 2023-24 pay rise) – Minimum 10 hours a week

The primary objective of this post is to clean the Town Hall and its offices (and possibly other SWTC owned assets in the area).

This is a permanent 10 hour a week (minimum) post and days/times will be flexible for the needs of the Council and the postholder. It is expected most hours will take place weekly on a Monday.

The ideal candidate will have experience in cleaning regimes and working in a public environment with a flexible and can-do attitude.