Council: Chigwell Parish Council

County: Essex

Salary: Pay Grade Scale point 35

Closing date: 15/03/2021

Deputy Clerk

Applications must be returned by 15/03/2021

The Deputy Parish Clerk post is newly created and there will be significant opportunities to develop the role within the council. The vision statement produced by the council is exciting, whilst also being challenging in terms of workload and timescales. This role has been created to enable the council to deliver to its objectives by assisting in the delivery of the business-as-usual busy workload and to allow capacity to support the work to deliver the vision.

The post will be interesting and challenging in its variety and a flexible approach is essential. This varied hands-on role will involve you in all aspects of administration and council business. It is essential to have finance experience, of managing capital project and a though understanding and experience in working in a business and staff management in Local Government.

You should have excellent analytical and critical thinking abilities, the ability to multitask, prioritise, and manage time efficiently and be comfortable in both a leadership and team-player role. You should be accurate and precise with good attention to detail and demonstrate excellent IT Skills (MS Office – Word, Excel, Publisher etc.) An interest in and knowledge of the use of social media is also required.

Ideally, the candidate should have a sound knowledge of local government law, procedures and civic protocol, together with the experience of project management and budgeting and qualification in ILCA or CILCA would be advantageous.


Job title: Deputy Parish Clerk (Full time position)

Organisation: Chigwell Parish Council

Salary: Pay Grade Scale point 35

Application deadline: 15th March 2021

Further details and an application form are available by emailing [email protected]

Chigwell Parish Council,
Hainault Road,

Tel: 020 8501 4275

CV’s will not be accepted

For further information about the council, please visit their website here.