Assistant Town Clerk (Administration)

Lydney, Gloucestershire
Starting at £28,672 per annum, Local Government terms and conditions including pension
21 Dec 2021
18 Jan 2022
Contract Type

Lydney Town Council requires a new Assistant Clerk (Administration) to join a busy team in the Council Offices.  This position does not suit working from home.  We are looking for a full-time, or near full-time, postholder.

The successful applicant will: liaise closely with the Town Clerk, the Assistant Clerk (Finance) and the Facilities Manager/Head Gardener; arrange, service and take minutes for formal meetings of the Council and its Committees; manage burials and memorials as one of a team of two (for which training will be provided); administer the Council’s Planning and Highways Committee and promptly deal with responses to the District Council; manage our diary of contracts and leases to ensure that the Council updates them when required; assist and sometimes lead on the delivery of community events; and be the Office point of contact for the Grounds Team.  The successful postholder should be willing to study for the Certificate in Local Council Administration if not already held.