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Job Vacancy: Clerk and Executive Officer

Job Vacancy: Clerk and Executive Officer

The Council’s present Clerk and Executive Officer will be retiring on 31 December after serving the Council for over 7 years.

We are seeking an organised and self-motivated person for the role of Clerk and Executive Officer (including the role of Responsible Finance Officer) to be responsible for the day to day management of Melton Parish Council. It has an annual turnover of around £200k and is planning £500k worth of infrastructure projects over the next five years.

The duties will include overall responsibility for the Council’s administration, staff, finances, governance and management of the Council’s land and property, as well as providing advice and support to Council decision-making.

The successful candidate will demonstrate good people management and business skills, experience of finance and corporate governance in the context of community accountability together with an understanding and experience of planning law and policy.

Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates with relevant experience gained in either the private or public sectors.

Salary circa £22,000 based on a 25 hour week (hourly rate £17.06) plus contributory membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme where applicable.  Office based but some working from home may be possible.

Clerk and Executive Officer Job Description

The closing date for applications is the 30 September.

Candidates should submit a CV, together with a covering letter explaining what they would bring to this post and how they feel they would be able to make a positive contribution to the work of the Council, to clerk@melton-suffolk-pc.gov.uk.

Useful information about the work of the Council can be found on the website including:

The present Clerk will be happy to answer any queries in respect of the vacancy and can be contacted via clerk@melton-suffolk.pc.gov.uk