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Markets Assistant

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£20,451 - £21,319
Eastfield House
Closing date:
01 July 2022 at midnight

The Markets Team is looking to appoint a Markets Assistant to assist with the operation of our markets in Huntingdon and St Ives.

The successful candidate will assist undertake a variety of tasks relating to the Councils Market service to ensure successful and safe day to day operation of the markets acting as a representative of the Council and as a primary on-site point of contact for both market traders and members of the public.

The position is a challenging one and requires someone who can work individually and as part of a team. The ideal candidate will have great communication skills in both verbal and written communications with experience of working within a retail/frontline customer services environment with the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders and partners.

A flexible attitude to working hours is essential along with the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions. The post will work 37 Hours over 4 days including Saturdays and Bank Holidays.

In addition to the basic salary, this role attracts an enhancement for working on Saturdays & Bank Holidays. This enhancement is worth (subject to actual hours worked) approximately £2,250 per year.

We want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.

To apply please complete our application form and email stating how you meet the requirements of the role.

If you have any questions prior to apply regarding the role please contact &

Closing date – midnight Thursday 1st July 2022. Please note we are interviewing for this position on a rolling basis and if appointed the role may close prior to closing date so applicants are advised to apply as soon as possible.

This role will work out of Eastfield House in Huntingdon and be required to travel around market sites within the district. You will therefore require a driving licence in order to access each of the sites.

As an employer who values diversity of thought, we seek to employ candidates from a range of backgrounds in order to make our organisation more innovative. We are seeking candidates who are looking for their next career opportunity on a full-time basis and are a supportive employer, enabling our staff to work in an environment that produces high standards of work in an employee-led environment.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits, including flexitime, to encourage a work life balance.

Our benefits include:
· A highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme Pension
· An array of services, networks and training to support your health and wellbeing such as Mental Health First Aiders and access to our Employee Assistance Programme which includes financial guidance, wellbeing support and family counselling, amongst other services.
· Generous holiday entitlement dependent upon length of service
· Heavily discounted gym membership at our One Leisure Centres and Training Shed One Leisure
· Tailored learning and development on an individual basis including access to Bookboon which has over 1500 resources dedicated to development
· Career progression opportunities including apprenticeships of all levels
· Enhanced policies in many areas
· Flexi time & hybrid working (role permitting)
· Cycle to work scheme
· Occupational Health Programme
· Digital Parking Permit
· Long Service Award


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