Parish Council Jobs

  • Bentham Town Council - Craven District - Vacancy for Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.  Bentham Town Council is an active Council that seeks a highly motivated, enthusiastic person to take on the post of Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer.The post is anticipated to be 25 hours per week. Working mainly from the clerks / council office in the Town Hall, the hours of work may be flexible except for attendance at meetings.Salary from £24,100 pro rata dependent upon qualifications and experience. Must be IT literate, computer equipment is supplied. The Council equipment and files will be stored in the town hall, you must be available to attend Council meetings in the evening of the first Monday of each month except bank holidays together with sub- committee meeting as and when called.Duties will include:  acting as advisor to the council, minute taking, and compilation of correspondence, filing and accounts in addition to being the RFO to the council.  The management & marketing of the community building and open spaces including the playing fields and cemetery.Prior relevant experience an advantage but training in all aspects of local government administration, leading to CiLCA qualification will be provided.  The application form, job specification and personal specification are available from: Thomas.marshall@benthamtowncouncil.co.uk  Closing date for applications: 14th January 2019



  • Kendal Town Council has a vacancy for a Project Manager (Maternity Cover) 18.5 hours per week.  Pay Range £27,905 - £32,878 pro rata (according to experience) Local Government pension cheme.We are looking for a Project Manager who will be responsible for delivery of projects identified by Kendal Town Council and its Action Plan. This will include responsibility for the entire project lifecycle including overseeing the work undertaken by contractors. The role also includes responsibility for production of the Council's Newsletter, management of the Council's website and appointment as Data Protection Officer for the Council. Applicants should be a self-starter with experience of project management in a relevant sector. They should possess experience of dealing with the public and contractors, partnership working, undertaking project planning and delivery and use of IT. They should also have good communication skills, be able to prioritise workloads and be flexible. If you would like to apply, please send your cv and a covering letter, explaining why you would be suitable for the job, together with the names of two referees to:The Town Clerk, Kendal Town Council, Town Hall, Kendal. LA9 4DL or email clerk@kendaltowncouncil.gov.uk. For further information and a job description please contact either Liz Richardson, Town Clerk on 01539 793490 or see the website at www.kendaltowncouncil.gov.uk/news-events/news.  Closing Date for applications is 9am Monday 28th January 2019. Interviews will be held on 6th February 2019.