Parish Council Jobs

  • Whitehaven Town Council - Appointment of Town Clerk  Salary 34,196 to 37,858 plus pension.Whitehaven Town Council is looking to appoint a full-time clerk to support local councillors to serve the people of Whitehaven, and to manage the services the Town Council provides for local residents.This is an exciting position and the Town Council is seeking applications from people of exceptional ability to help them meet the challenges and opportunities faced by one of the largest local council in Cumbria. To find out more, you can obtain an information pack and application form from the Cumbria Association of Local Councils at The Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Carleton Avenue, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2FA. Or email Applications should be sent via email to , marked  'Whitehaven Town Clerk Post'or by post, marked 'Private and Confidential' to the Chief Officer, The Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Carleton Avenue, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2FA The closing date for completed applications is Monday 6th March 2017.

  • Kendal Town Council on behalf of the Kendal Community Emergency Plan Group has a vacancy for a part-time Administrator (fixed term 3 year contract)  Approx. 10 hours per week.  Pay 8.46 per hour + Occupational Pension.  We are looking for an enthusiastic Administrator who will work with KCEPG and partners to assist with administrative and organisational tasks. Following a successful grant application to Cumbria Community Foundation, this opportunity has arisen to help shape and develop the Kendal Emergency Plan. The position will start in April 2017 and will be for 3 years.
    Applicants must be self-motivated, enthusiastic and able to work on their own initiative without direct supervision. Applicants must possess excellent communication skills, be confident with a range of stakeholders, show flexibility and be able to prioritise workloads. Competency with Microsoft Office is also essential. Flexible and home working possible. Attendance at occasional evening and weekend meetings is required. In the event of an emergency, the applicant would be expected to be available to support the co-ordinating group.  If you would like to apply, please send a CV and 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 by email to For a job description & additional information please see external link will open in a new window and for any further clarification or queries contact Joe Murray, Chair KCEPG on . Closing Date for applications is 9am Monday 13 March 2017.