Job vacancy: Cockermouth Town Council


Cockermouth Town Council is seeking a town clerk & responsible financial officer to join their team. 


Job title: Town clerk & responsible financial officer  
Organisation: Cockermouth Town Council   
Salary: £39,298 - £42,503   
Application deadline: Sunday 10 September 2023 
County: Cumbria   
Email address:  
Phone number: 01900 821 869 


An exciting opportunity to take a senior role with an established town council in the historic market town of Cockermouth in Cumbria.  

We are looking for a well organised and committed successor to our highly effective town clerk who is retiring after 14 years in post.  

Our town is a lively, attractive, and friendly place between the fells of the Lake District and the Solway coast.  

The successful applicant will lead the day-to-day management of the town council’s services, events, staff, facilities, and finances.  

Our new clerk will be community-minded, flexible, and enthusiastic about building on the council’s achievements.  

We offer excellent nationally based terms and conditions of employment.  

Holiday entitlement is negotiable, with a minimum of 26 days holiday plus bank holidays. 

Occasional evening and weekend work is required. Flexitime and some homeworking are negotiable. 

Full induction and training will be provided. If the successful candidate is not CLCA qualified, we will support them in gaining it.  

Please email for a revised recruitment pack with full details of the vacancy and how to apply. 

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