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Detailed below are our current job opportunities. To apply please complete the application forms which you can access via the links below. CVs alone are not accepted.

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Housekeeper

Salary: Up to £16,614 p/a (pro rata including 5% Unsocial Hours Allowance)

Hours of Work: 90 hours per month

Job Ref: SW/1618

We're determined to make South Somerset a great place to live and work.  If you're ambitious and self-motivated, make a real difference to your community and your future by joining us.

The Arts & Entertainment Service that manages the new Westlands Venue and The Octagon Theatre is seeking a Housekeeper who will ideally have experience of cleaning to industry standards and be happy to take in deliveries. The candidate would also be asked to help set up areas for meetings functions ballrooms.

Please contact Sean Welsh, Operations Manager, on 01935 845930 should you wish to discuss the role in more detail.

Closing Date: 23rd March 2017, 10am

Interview Date: TBA

View the job description and candidate specification

How to apply

Please complete the application form and terms and conditions, how to apply and email it to Human Resources or post it to:

Human Resources
South Somerset District Council
Brympton Way
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 2HT 

 
 

Box Office Supervisor

Salary: Up to £20,967 (pro rata including 2.5% Unsocial Hours Allowance)

Hours of Work: 125 hours per month

Job Ref: KW/1622

We're determined to make South Somerset a great place to live and work.  If you're ambitious and self-motivated, make a real difference to your community and your future by joining us.

The Arts & Entertainment Service that manages the new Westlands venue and The Octagon Theatre require a Box Office Supervisor to supervise its busy team. The Box Office is open daily from midday to 8.00pm and hours of work, which are allocated in shifts, can vary but will generally be split across five days.  You must be prepared to work flexible hours including Bank Holidays, evenings, weekends and throughout the Christmas period. The successful applicant will be expected to work in both venues. 

Further responsibilities will include the training and development of all Box Office staff; acting as the theatre's first point of contact with the ticket software supplier (Spektrix); and promoting ticket sales and customer service.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills, possess excellent communication skills, have experience of dealing with the general public and be computer literate.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Kate Wigmore, Marketing Manager on 01935 845901.

Closing Date: 23rd March 2017, 10am

Interview Date: TBA

View the job description and candidate specification

How to apply

Please complete the application form and terms and conditions, how to apply and email it to Human Resources or post it to:

Human Resources
South Somerset District Council
Brympton Way
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 2HT 

 

Chef (Full Time)

Salary: Up to £21,478 (including 5% Unsocial Hours Allowance)

Hours of Work: 161 hours per month

Job Ref: SW/1619

We're determined to make South Somerset a great place to live and work.  If you're ambitious and self-motivated, make a real difference to your community and your future by joining us.

The Arts & Entertainment Service that manages the new Westlands Venue and The Octagon Theatre is seeking a passionate and talented Chef to assist the Chef and Catering Manager in the catering operation across both venues. The successful candidate will have experience of large catering and successfully deliver large scale catering events with delicious food. From delivering multi-course banquets for up to 350 people, buffet lunches for up to 900 people, or serving 130 patrons in our busy theatre café bar, our catering offer is diverse and challenging. Excellent knowledge of food hygiene is essential in addition to leading, motivating and managing the team to deliver exceptional food and service.

Please contact Sean Welsh, Operations Manager on 01935 845930 should you wish to discuss the role in more detail. 

Closing Date: 23rd March 2017, 10am

Interview Date: TBA

View the job description and candidate specification

How to apply

Please complete the application form and terms and conditions, how to apply and email it to Human Resources or post it to:

Human Resources
South Somerset District Council
Brympton Way
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 2HT 

 

Chef (Part Time)

Salary: Up to £21,478 (pro rata including 5% Unsocial Hours Allowance)

Hours of Work: 100 hours per month

Job Ref: SW/1620

We're determined to make South Somerset a great place to live and work.  If you're ambitious and self-motivated, make a real difference to your community and your future by joining us.

The Arts & Entertainment Service that manages the new Westlands Venue and The Octagon Theatre is seeking a passionate and talented Chef to assist the Chef and Catering Manager in the catering operation across both venues. The successful candidate will have experience of large catering and successfully deliver large scale catering events with delicious food. From delivering multi-course banquets for up to 350 people, buffet lunches for up to 900 people, or serving 130 patrons in our busy theatre café bar, our catering offer is diverse and challenging. Excellent knowledge of food hygiene is essential in addition to leading, motivating and managing the team to deliver exceptional food and service.

Please contact Sean Welsh, Operations Manager on 01935 845930 should you wish to discuss the role in more detail.

Closing Date: 23rd March 2017, 10am

Interview Date: TBA

View the job description and candidate specification

How to apply

Please complete the application form and terms and conditions, how to apply and email it to Human Resources or post it to:

Human Resources
South Somerset District Council
Brympton Way
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 2HT 

 

Casual Housekeeper

Job Ref: SW/1627

We're determined to make South Somerset a great place to live and work.  If you're ambitious and self-motivated, make a real difference to your community and your future by joining us.

The Octagon Theatre & Westlands Entertainment Venue is seeking a Housekeeper to work on a casual basis.  Various shifts are throughout the week, normal times will start at 6am until 11am however sometimes may vary. Candidates will ideally have experience of cleaning to industry standards and be happy to take in deliveries. 

Please contact Louise Field-Rowe, Front Of House Manager - Westlands Entertainment Venue on 01935 845910 or louise.field-rowe@southsomerset.gov.uk should you wish to discuss the role in more detail.

Closing Date: Ongoing

Interview Date: Arranged on a phone call basis

View the job description and candidate specification

How to apply

Please complete the application form and terms and conditions, how to apply and email it to Human Resources or post it to:

Human Resources
South Somerset District Council
Brympton Way
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 2HT