Current Vacancies

Outdoor Worker/Handyman (available through Kickstart Scheme only)

If you are applying for the above position through the Kickstart scheme, please use the application form below


Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver outstanding events for the local community? If so an exciting opportunity has become available in the Events and Tourism department at Bishop’s Stortford Town Council.  The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational, communication and multitasking skills. Events experience desirable but the ability to learn new and varied skills in a faced paced environment is essential.

This role plays an important part in the organisation of public events within the town. The role holder will be expected to lead on the organisation of specified events under the general supervision of the Events and Tourism Manager. Events include small community gatherings through to large annual events. Despite Covid-19 events are planned for Summer 2021.

Additionally, the role holder will be expected to lead the front line day to day operation of the Saturday market as well as the various specialist markets organised from time to time. The role holder will also assist with the operation of the Tourist Information Centre.

For an informal discussion regarding this post call Rosanna Zaffuto the Events and Tourism Manager on 01279 712143.

Below is the job description and the person specification. We do not accept CVs please use the application form below.  

Applications close at 5pm on 26 May 2021. Interviews w/c 31 May 2021

Cemetery and Maintenance Manager

An experienced and practical manager is required to lead the effective and efficient operation and development of the Cemetery and Maintenance team of approximately seven staff.  The busy team undertakes general maintenance activities on the the facilities owned by the Town Council, which include several buildings, outdoor spaces, playgrounds, the splash pool, a fleet of minibuses.  It is also responsible for the delivery of the Councils cemetery service and takes pride in maintaining a pleasant and respectful environment for relatives of the deceased as well as ensuring that funerals are handled with professionalism and relatives are treated in with sympathy and compassion. 

The role is varied and interesting and is a pivotal component in the Councils services to the town.  A detailed role specification/person description appears below and applications should be made on the form provided, to arrive no later than 6th June 2021.