Place, Economy and Environment Assistant

Would you enjoy working as part of a team, and providing a service supporting the Council’s external partners and local service users? We have a new vacancy within the Place, Economy and Environmanet Directorate on an initial 12 month contract

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a varied role. You will primarily support the Asset Management and Development Service, but also provide a wider support function across the Place, Economy and Environment Directorate as needs arise.

This role covers a broad range of administrative support to ensure the efficient delivery of the service which include: project-based work in relation to housing delivery, major council projects and day to day operational tasks including organising meetings and engagement events.

This role will suit someone who has previous administration experience and is looking for a career in local government. You will have excellent communication and customer service skills and be able to prioritise your tasks in a busy working environment. Training opportunities are available and the post holder will gain an understanding of how the Council delivers a broad range of services to the islands.

Benefits include:

  • A generous holiday entitlement starting at 25 days pro rata per annum plus bank holidays
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Local Government pension scheme
  • Training and development opportunities

For More information or a confidential chat please contact Nicola Stinson on 

We are happy to be flexible - this role is open to part-time, full-time, job share and hybrid working.

Place, Economy and Environment
Full or Part Time - Fixed Term Contract
37 per week
£24,294- £25,979 per annum (indicative TBC) - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date: 
Friday, 31 May, 2024 - 1pm
Application Pack: 
Additional Information: 

Application Form
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Equal Opportunities Monitoring
Job Applicant Privacy Notice
Recruitment and Selection Policy

Please submit completed applications to or:
Human Resources
Council of the Isles of Scilly
Town Hall
St Mary's
Isles of Scilly
TR21 0NA

Please note that canvassing of Members or Officers will disqualify you from consideration.

If you require this application pack in an alternative language, in larger text, Braille, easy read or in an audio format, please email or telephone 0300 1234 105.