A TOWN Council in Deeside is currently on the lookout for an 'enthusiastic' and 'community-focused' Town Clerk to join its team.

Applications for the role are being taken by Connah's Quay Town Council, with a closing date of Friday, January 14.

The notice regarding the job posted by CQTC reads: "Applications are invited for a suitably qualified person to be responsible for all aspects of the administration of Connah’s Quay Town Council.

"As Town Clerk, you will be the Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer, assisting the Council in making and implementing decisions, ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of Town Council services, projects, and activities.

"You will need to be enthusiastic, flexible, and community-focused with excellent administrative, interpersonal, accounting and IT skills. Excellent verbal and written skills are essential to work successfully with staff, contractors, councillors, external organisations, stakeholders, and the community.

"Ideally you will hold CiLCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) or equivalent, or be willing to achieve it soon after appointment. You should also have experience of working in local government and managing people.

"This is a full-time, permanent position, and involves some evening and weekend work, and occasional travel.

"We invite applications from proactive experienced professionals with proven and demonstrable leadership and organisational skills to partner our elected members in taking the Town Council forward in a positive direction."

If you’d like to apply for this vacancy, please complete an application form and return it by either emailing info@connahs-quay.co.uk or posting to: Clerk and Financial Officer, Connah’s Quay Town Council, Council Offices, Quay Building, Fron Road, Connah’s Quay, Flintshire CH5 4PJ

Application form can be found here.