Job Vacancy – Administrator Committee Clerk

About the Role

This is an opportunity to play a key role in supporting the positive progress Truro City Council has been making in recent years.

Truro City Council is committed to making Truro a great place to live, work and visit and is seeking a motivated full-time, permanent Administrator Committee Clerk to work in the head office in Truro Town Centre.

The position is a fast-paced exciting role primarily to provide support to the Town Clerk Department and various Committees that Truro City Council has.

The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Communication – Ability to communicate in a clear and confident manner, tailoring the approach to fit the needs of the audience.
  • Interpersonal Skills – creating and maintaining positive relationships across multiple departments.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including experience in compiling agendas and minutes.
  • Confident in using IT; including PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook (365) and Word.
  • Strong Organisation Skills; including the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Enthusiasm and positive approach; enjoy working in a team.
  • Local Government – A good understanding of local government’s structures, functions, responsibilities, and procedures.
  • Minutes, Agendas and Administration – Experience preparing agendas and minutes.
  • Ability to role model the Council’s agreed behaviours of Civility and Respect.


  • Significant experience of working in local government settings in a senior role and understanding of the wider policy framework.
  • Experience working alongside Councillors.
  • Experience working with planning application requirements.

Terms and conditions of employment

Truro City Council staff are employed under Local Government Services (Green Book) terms and conditions with some terms and conditions agreed locally

The key provisions are:

  • Permanent Full -time 37.5 hours per week (including some evening and weekends as required)
  • Location: Truro City Council Office
  • Salary: £26,421.00 – £27,803.00 gross per annum (after the NJC pay award)
  • We offer between 23 and 29 days holiday a year; plus, bank holidays, two additional statutory days, St Piran’s day, should this fall on a working day and a Local Government Pension scheme
  • Incremental progression subject to satisfactory performance

How to apply

  • To apply please download an application pack from Truro City Council website.
  • Once you have an application pack, if you would like to apply, please complete the application form within this pack, or if you have difficulty accessing this please email
  • Deadline for applications is 5pm Thursday 29th February 2024
  • The Selection process will be held in March 2024 and any face to face interviews will be held in Truro Community Library during March 2024

Truro City Council is committed to equality, diversity and inclusivity being at the heart of everything they do.

To download a copy of the Application Pack, please click on the link below:

Application Form – Word

Application Form – PDF


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