Saffron Walden Town Council
£44,820 - £48,260
Saffron Walden is a beautiful, historic Market Town, of some 15,000 population,
situated in magnificent countryside in north west Essex. The town has an
outstanding Conservation Area with many listed buildings. Located close to the M11
motorway, is has excellent travel links to Cambridge, London and the East of
Following the retirement of the previous post holder the Council is looking to recruit a
new Town Clerk. The Council consists of 15 elected Members and employs a total of
17 staff as well as additional casual staff and volunteers, with an annual expenditure
of c. £950,000. The Town Council run and maintain:
a charter market
a large cemetery
an award winning Tourist Information Centre
a large formal Victorian garden, other historic gardens, and the Town Common
a Town Hall
a Community Centre
large areas of playing fields and public open spaces
The Council is looking to recruit an exceptional candidate who has the vision and
innovation to help take the Council forward.
We wish to appoint the best candidate possible and the Council is therefore willing to
consider either a full-time or part-time appointment.
An application pack is available from the Town Council website
(www.saffronwalden.gov.uk) or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or writing to
The Acting Town Clerk, Saffron Walden Town Council, 11 Emson Close, Saffron
Walden, Essex, CB10 1HL.
The closing date for completed applications is 22 December 2010. Candidates
shortlisted for interview will be notified by telephone by 30 December 2010 with
interviews being held by 7 January 2011.