Clerk vacancy

Tring Rural Parish Council are looking to recruit a Clerk and RFO on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave.

Cover is required for a period of 9-12 months to start in September/October 2021.

44 hours per month to be primarily worked from home and for Parish Council meetings which for 2021/22 are to be held in January, February, April, May, July, September, October, December usually on the first Wednesday of the month. In addition, attendance will be required at Planning committee meetings on an ad-hoc basis.

Salary offered for this position will be based on experience and any professional qualification achieved.

This is an ideal role for someone with a genuine interest in working with the public at the heart of our thriving community. You will ensure that all legal, statutory, financial and other governing provisions relating to the Council are observed, all Council meetings are properly administered and decisions effectively implemented whilst developing good working partnerships with key local and regional bodies.

You will need to be highly motivated and a good team player, with excellent organisational, numerical, communication, and IT skills. A ’people person’ you will have a flexible approach and be able to meet deadlines.

Experience in a similar role or knowledge of local council work would be an advantage, but training can be provided.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please contact the current Clerk to the Council on Please provide a copy of your CV.

If you require any further information, please Contact us.

Closing date for applications is Friday 3rd September 2021.