Vacancy for Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer
Aldbury is a rural parish in the West of Hertfordshire encompassing the village of Aldbury and the neighbouring hamlet of Tring Station. It is a thriving and friendly community, situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
The council has 8 members and an annual precept (2019/20) of £20,066. The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day management of the parish council’s business and will also be the Responsible Financial Officer. In the execution of these duties the successful applicant will be expected to be competent in the use of appropriate computer word processing and financial packages.
In support of the general administrative aspects of the role, the successful applicant will be expected to have or to develop a strong awareness of the obligations and opportunities of the Parish Council within the local government structure of the UK and to constructively assist the Parish Council in both meeting the obligations and in representing the views of its constituents.
The position is for 8-16 hours per week and involves working from home and being prepared to store relevant Parish Council records. The successful applicant will be expected to attend meetings of the Parish Council which typically take place on the first Monday of each month, as well as the occasional ad-hoc daytime/evening meeting when the Parish Council requires the Clerk to attend. The successful applicant will also be expected to develop and maintain good relations within the Parish and with appropriate representatives of the Borough, County and neighbouring Parish and Town Councils. An hourly rate in accordance with nationally agreed conditions is payable and will depend on ability and experience.
For further details please contact
Rob McCarthy (Chairman)
Tel: 01442 825534
Or Peter Moore (Vice Chairman)
Tel: 01442 851337 or 07973 752744
Closing date for applications is Tuesday 25 February 2020.