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Deputy Town Sergeant at Mace

Tenterden Town Council seeks a part-time Deputy Town Sergeant at Mace to join our small team at the Town Hall. The role will involve providing cover for the Sergeant at Mace, to ensure the safety and security of the Mayor and their civic regalia when attending functions and in addition, acting as Security Officer at the Town Hall when required.

Hours are part-time and by arrangement, with an hourly rate of £15.00.

Training will be provided for the role of Deputy Town Sergeant; however, in order to undertake security duties a relevant Security Industry Authority licence is essential.  Applicants must have access to a smart and reliable vehicle and hold a full, clean driving licence. Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with dignitaries, councillors, members of the public and others as the situation dictates, is a requirement of the role.

Applications must be received by noon, Friday, 17th December 2021.

Request for copies of the Job description and person specification should be made to or by calling 01580 762271.

Application is by application form with a covering letter addressed to: The Town Clerk, Tenterden Town Council, Town Hall, 24 High Street, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6AN. Alternatively, these documents can be sent as an e-mail attachment to