Casual Market Officer

2-4 Market Place South

Job Type: Casual

Closing Date: 24th September 2019

Job Reference: LCC00542


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Working for leicester city council

Leicester Market is located within the heart of the city and has operated from its current site for over 700 years. The area is benefiting from a significant investment with the market undergoing a full redevelopment whilst still retaining its traditional market atmosphere.

The market service also delivers and facilitates speciality markets and events and also operates a market within the Beaumont Leys area of the City.

We are looking for Casual Workers to support the day to day operation of the Retail Market, Food Hall, Beaumont Leys Market and speciality markets and events.

Casual working hours vary; they may be during the day, evening, or at weekends. As the need for casual work is unpredictable Leicester City Council cannot guarantee that it will provide you with regular casual work.

£10.96 per hour

Your role

You'll need to open and close the Market at specified times and ensure the premises is kept safe and secure by carrying out regular customer contact patrols. You'll be allocating casual stalls and maximising income collection from market stall holders as well as collecting rents and other monies. This will involve collecting balance receipts and maintaining appropriate records.

What you need

With an understanding of how markets operate, you'll be used to working with the public and traders. You'll need the character to handle difficult situations effectively and show knowledge of general health and safety. You'll also need experience of maintaining records both manually and electronically. Cash handling experience is also a must.

To apply

If the above sounds like something you're interested in, then we would love to hear from you!

Please complete our online application form referring to the attached person specification for all the job requirements and ensure you tell us about your experience and knowledge, where this is being measured by application form.

Should you wish to attach your CV, please also ensure that this is tailored to reflect the job requirements which will give you the best possible chance of being shortlisted.

For an informal discussion, or further information regarding this job please contact Sonya by email or

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.


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