Temporary Markets Officer – Community Services

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Temporary Markets Officer – Community Services
Contract / Temporary

St Albans 5207653

Posted: 5th June 2022 04:58
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  • Pay Rate:

    £14.00 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 17:00

  • This opening assignment is for 5-6 months


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What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Temporary Markets Officer – Community Services

Reference no: St Albans 5207653

Basic DBS disclosure required

To assist in the delivery of safe and successful markets that generate income, encourage tourism, and improve the economic well-being of the city and district.

  • Assist the Market Manager in delivering safe and successful markets.
  • Monitor the operation of the market ensuring that any cleansing or public realm issues are reported to the relevant teams or Hertfordshire County Council. Make sure that market rules and byelaws are followed and record any actions taken.
  • Allocate pitches to regular and casual traders to foster a diverse range of products and an engaging customer journey. Ensure that all traders are set-up in the correct pitch.
  • Ensure that essential trader information is accurate and up to date.
  • Responsible for the collection, and reconciliation of pitch fees, which would include the monitoring of any arears accrued by traders.
  • Requesting the raising of invoices against stall fees using the Sundry Debtors Day Book Sheet.
  • Identify product opportunities and recruit new traders
  • Work with new and existing traders to improve their offer, display, and signage.
  • Book traders for future markets and monitor the attendance of traders.
  • Answer enquiries from potential traders and from members of the public.
  • Make requisitions necessary for the management of the market and with the Market Manager's approval up to £500.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Knowledge & Experience:
    1. Good knowledge of the regulations governing street markets, and practical and procedural understanding of health and safety
    2. Practical knowledge and understanding of budgetary control and how to monitor financial information and administration duties
    3. Previous experience in working as a markets officer or trader and providing excellent customer service
  2. ICT Skills: Knowledge of IT systems including the Microsoft Office package


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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