General Info

Council: Lydney Town Council

County: Gloucestershire

Salary: NJC Scale 24 to 28 (Currently £28,672 - £32,234, pay award pending)

Closing date: 06/10/2021 12:00

Assistant Clerk (Administration)

Applications must be returned by 06/10/2021 12:00

Lydney Town Council requires a new Assistant Clerk (Administration) to join a busy team of four 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; deal with all aspects of the management of burials and memorials; administer the Council’s Planning and Highways Committee including the preparation of Agendas and Minutes 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; and be the Office point of contact for the Grounds Team. Previous experience in Burials/Cemetery management is essential. Previous experience in Planning administration and/or holding the Certificate in Local Council Administration is desirable and the successful postholder will be expected to obtain that qualification if not already held.

To request an application pack please contact the Town Clerk.

The closing date for this position is: 12 noon on Wednesday 6th October 2021.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 20th October.

Events Management Contractor

Expressions of Interest are sought for providing an Events Management service to the Council.  In a typical year the events held are Easter Egg Hunt, Summer Party in the Park, Fireworks Display, Remembrance Parade and Christmas Lights Switch-On and Parade.  The successful candidate could work from home if desired.

SJ Holley, Town Clerk,

Lydney Town Council, Claremont House, High Street, Lydney, Glos GL15 5DX

email: town.clerk@lydneytowncouncil.co.uk, or telephone 01594 842234