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The Town Hall

York Street


North Yorkshire


01757 708449



 Job Vacancy - Now Closed

Town Clerk

This is an exciting opportunity for a proven leader, innovator and communicator to take on the role of managing our Council's services and our dedicated and hard-working staff team.

We currently provide a wide range of much valued services but we are not a stand-still council and are looking to the future.

Our new Town Clerk, who will also act as Proper Officer, will have a pivotal role to play as we move forward and will have to demonstrate clear leadership abilities and have a sound understanding of our sector and the opportunities which lie ahead.

You will hold the Cerificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) or be able to obtain it with in two years of being appointed.

Annual Salary will be National Joint Council scale points 39-42.

The recruitment process will be administered by the East Riding and Northern Lincolnshire Local Councils Association, (ERNLLCA), and completed applications must be returned to that body.

Application forms and supporting details can be downloaded form the vacancies page of the ERNLLCA website www.ernllca.info or obtained by email from enquiries@ernllca.info. A hard copy of the job pack can be obtained from ERNLLCA at Waters Edge, Maltkiln Road, Barton Upon Humber, DN18 5JR, telephone 01652 661617.

Applications must be made by completing the application form, CV's alone will be ignored.

Closing date for completed applications: 12 noon, Friday 5 April 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 17 April 2019.


Selby Town Council Grants

2019-20 Grant Applications are now CLOSED.


Application Forms are also available in the Town Council office or by email



Selby Town Council is the local authority for the town of Selby and is committed to working with partners and residents to make Selby a vibrant market town.

The Town Council have 12 staff including office, grounds maintenance and caretaking/cleaning staff.  The  Town Council office is based at the Town Hall on the junction of Gowthorpe, Brook Street and Leeds Road. Office opening hours are 10.00 am to 4.00 pm Monday to Friday.  There are parking spaces available at the Town Hall.

The Town Council are responsible for the Town Hall, Selby Cemetery, 3 allotments, 3 play areas, Longmann Hills Farmhouse and Selby Market.  The Town Council also manage the Community Centre on Scott Road and the Community Woodland on Bondgate on behalf of Selby Community Trust. Selby In Bloom Competition is held annually and entry forms are available from the Allotment Page on our website.

Selby Town Councillors are also members of the Central Community Engagement Forum (CEF).  Town Councillors are members of the CEF Partnership Board. Central CEF meet quarterly and engage with the community, other partner organisations and local businesses. 

If you cannot find the information you require on our website please let us know by emailing admin@selbytowncouncil.co.uk or ring 01757 708449 during office hours.

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