Amenities Team Assistant

Melksham Town Council, Melksham Town Hall, Market Place, Melksham, SN12 6ES

Current Vacancies| Melksham Town Council

Amenities Team Assistant

Would you like to be part of a proactive team responsible for maintaining an effective street scene environment and high quality of horticulture within the town of Melksham and the wider area? You will also provide support and assistance as a member of the Amenities Team in terms of maintenance and green space upkeep to enhance the profile of the Town Council and of Melksham generally. This role would suit someone with practical experience of horticulture, maintenance and husbandry; someone who is used to using power tools and someone who has Streetscene experience.

Duties will include the maintenance of Town Council properties including play areas and street furniture; the care of the town’s floral decorations; the physical management of allotment sites; and completion and implementation of Risk Assessments.

Candidates must possess a rigorous attention to detail as well as the ability to prioritise work and manage staff to achieve tasks within tight timeframes. Above all, a positive can do attitude and willingness to work as part of a successful team is essential. A good understanding of Health and Safety and PPE requirements is required whilst experience of operating a Splash Pad would be advantageous.

The successful applicant must be willing and able to work a flexible work pattern including weekends, evenings and Bank Holidays, and have a clean, valid UK driving licence.


To apply for this position, please send a completed application form and a covering letter to  In your covering letter, please explain why you believe you would be a good fit for the role in question and why you want to join the team.  Please keep it limited to one side of A4.  

The application form can be obtained:

By email: or

By telephone: 01225 704187.

If you have any questions or queries, please call or email Hugh Davies, Amenities Manager using the details supplied above.

Closing date 07.07.21 at 12 noon

Interviews will be held w/c 14.07.21

Closing Date

July 7, 2021

Date Published

June 25, 2021


£20,493 (per annum)