Chard Town Council – Amenities Operative

Chard Town Council is looking for an Amenities Operative to work full time (37 hours per week) to work within the Outdoor Operations team. This is an exciting time to join the team as the Council moves out into the future.


The main purpose of the role is to ensure the effective delivery of a wide range of street-scene and horticultural related activities on land owned and maintained by the Council and its clients and to provide efficient, high quality, skilled maintenance of the grounds, parks, and open spaces.


Other areas of responsibility include:-


  • General horticultural work on various Council owned sites
  • Supporting the Works Supervisor to maintain all Council owned sites to a high standard


Hours of work - there is a requirement for weekend work on a rota basis and/or a standby arrangement as required


Salary – (SCP Range 3 – 6) £18,562 - £19,698


A full job description and person specification can be obtained from the

Town Council’s website -,

by emailing,

by calling 01460 239567 or by post from the Town Council


Address - The Guildhall, Fore Street, Chard, Somerset TA20 1PP

(The office is open Monday to Thursday 9:30am – 4:30pm & Fridays from 9:30am – 3pm)


Closing date for the submission of CV’s - Friday 24th September 2021 at 12 noon