We have an exciting opportunity at West Suffolk Council to become our Markets Officer based primarily in Newmarket.You will join us on a part time, permanent basis working 20 hours per week (Tuesday and Saturday) and in return, you will receive a competitive starting salary 10,362 per annum (potentially rising to 11,670 through annual Performance Review awards)West Suffolk Council, formerly St Edmundsbury Borough Council and Forest Heath District Council, is forward thinking and innovative. West Suffolk Council is taking an increased commercial approach to changes in the public sector environment and there are a wide range of exciting initiatives underway.The Markets Officer Role:As our Markets Officer you will be responsible for supervising the councils market, located in the town centre. Duties will include ensuring stallholders comply with all relevant market rules, regulations and bye laws, collection of rents, maintaining electronic data records and assisting with the setting up and removal of barriers.Our ideal Markets Officer: Applicants should be reliable and trustworthy The ability to communicate with a wide range of people and be capable of using firmness and discretion when required Someone with a customer service or multi site supervisory background Previous cash handling experience would be an advantage A flexible approach to working hours is required and you may be required to travel to other markets to cover sickness or leaveWhat can we offer ourMarkets OfficerIn return we can offer you our benefits package which includes discounts on supermarkets and high street shops, cashback on holidays, childcare vouchers, and money off household bills, together with a competitive salary and pension scheme. We also have flexible working arrangements, learning and development opportunities and generous annual leave entitlement.A uniform will be provided.Previous applicants need not apply.Closing date: Sunday 8th December 2019Why not click apply today to become our Markets Officer. Wed love to hear from you!We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share these commitments.