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Market Assistant
  • Employer: Lancaster City Council
  • Reference: 135_20
  • Published: Fri 26/03/2021, 9:46 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 09/04/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Full Time, Weekends
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £18,933 - £20,092 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Morecambe Festival Market , Lancashire

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Market Assistant

Lancaster City Council are pleased to offer the opportunity to appoint a Market Assistant based at the Festival Market in Morecambe.  The post holder will assist in the day to day running of the three markets:


  • Morecambe Festival Market
  • The Charter Market, Lancaster
  • The Assembly Rooms Emporium, Lancaster 

You need to be a good communicator who is able to understand and work with the market traders to make the markets a success. You must be a team worker and will have manual handling skills, experience of security procedures and the ability to undertake basic maintenance and cleaning functions.  Experience of working with minimum supervision and dealing with unexpected circumstances is essential. It is also helpful that you have basic ICT skills, a flexible approach to work and a good awareness of Health and Safety.

This post is temporary for 12 months. The hours of work are 37 hours per week, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays. This post is primarily based at the Festival Market in Morecambe, however work from other locations across the district will be required.

You may be required to undertake Standby duties to cover out of hours work.  

Lancaster City Council has unanimously declared a climate emergency and will therefore work towards reducing carbon emissions to net-zero by 2030. As part of this role, you will be expected to participate and work towards reducing carbon emissions.

We are a Forces Friendly employer, and an Armed Forces Covenant committed organisation. We welcome applications from defence reserves and other members of our armed forces community.

Excellent benefits include: A Local Government Pension Scheme (the Council makes a 15.5% contribution). Discounted gym membership and discount on days out, activities and retail.


Interview date: WC 19 April 2021