Aberystwyth Council




Grade/Salary:          LC2 (SCP 18) £27,344 pro rata (subject to qualifications and experience)


Hours:                       Full time (37hrs per week) or part time options

Based at:                  Town Council office, 11 Baker St, Aberystwyth SY23 2BJ

CLOSING DATE :   5pm 16 March 2023


Fluency in Welsh is essential for this post.


At an exciting time in its development, Aberystwyth Town Council is seeking to appoint a Trainee Clerk / Deputy Clerk. The successful candidate will be fully supported in undertaking all necessary training to become Cilca qualified in order to take on the role of Clerk and be responsible for the administrative and financial duties of the Town Council. A Clerk’s salary scale will apply at this point.

Working from the Town Council’s offices in Aberystwyth, applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have experience of, or, are prepared to learn about, local government administration, law, and financial management.

We are looking for someone who is community minded, with attention to detail, excellent IT skills and is willling to pursue ongoing training opportunities.


For further details, the full job description and application form please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 01970 624761. CVs will not be accepted.



Links to major employers are as follows: -

Aberystwyth University

The University regularly advertise vacanies in both their service section such as in their libraries etc as well in their academic section such as research and teaching.

National Library of Wales

The National Library is based entirely in Aberystwyth as stated in the Royal Charter that incorporates the organisation.

Mudiad Meithrin

The Mudiad is based in Aberystwyth but many of their roles are based in areas such as Rhondda Cynon Taf and Newtown (Montgomeryshire).

Ceredigion County Council

The County Council runs many services in Aberystwyth and around the County such as education (both lifelong learning and schools), public libraries and highway maintenance.


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