Cumbria Association of Local Councils

Parish Council Jobs

  • Patterdale Parish Council are seeking to recruit a Clerk to the Parish Council. The Position is responsible for running the Council's day to day business and implementing Council decisions. The Role involves preparing Council agendas and recording minutes, book keeping and corresponding with external organisations on behalf of the Council. Working hours are 15 per month on a flexible basis and remuneration is in accordance with nationally agreed scales. Full training and support will be provided. For further information please email the Clerk at clerk@patterdaleparishcouncil.org.uk or contact Pat Stavropoulos, telephone number 017684 82252 or Madaleine Teasdale, telephone number 017684 82534. Closing date for applicants is 31st December 2014.

  • Long Marton Parish Council require a Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer.
    Applicants will need to be computer literate, able to prepare council agendas and record minutes, be familiar with book keeping and financial procedures and be able to correspond with external organisations on behalf of the Council. Working hours are approximately four per week plus one evening meeting every 2nd Month. The salary is in accordance with nationally agreed scales.
    For further details please call the current clerk on 07787 295 473 or 017683 62614.
    Applications should be by email stating your reasons for applying and your suitability for the post. Please reply by 31st December 2014 to lmpcclerk@btinternet.com



  • Interim Town Clerk for the new Penrith Parish Council Temporary Contract - Salary 33,857 (pro-rata); equivalent to 17.55 per hour. The Council is seeking a highly organized and experienced Local Council professional to play a key role in the establishment of the Parish Council for Penrith. This is a temporary post which is offered on a 9 month Fixed Term Contract, working up to 1150 hours during the term of the contract (average of 28 hours per week). To meet the specific requirements of the post, applicants must be available to work during anticipated peaks in activity, particularly prior to, during and after the Elections in May 2015. Some attendance at evening meetings is also required. The post holder will be responsible for setting up the office for the new Parish Council and establishing all the relevant processes and procedures associated with this. After the new Parish Council has been elected in May 2015 the post holder will manage its day to day business, including preparing agendas and minutes, organising training for new members, providing advice and implementing decisions until such time as a permanent clerk is appointed. For further details of the post including the job description, person specification and details on how to apply: - visit our web site on www.eden.gov.uk/jobs , - email human.resources@eden.gov.uk , - Telephone (01768) 212210 - or apply in writing to Human Resources, Town Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7QF Please note all applications must be made on the Council's standard application form and CV's will not be considered. No agencies please. The closing date for applications is 10am on Wednesday 7 January 2015. Interviews will take place on 22 or 23 January 2015.


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