Welcome to Ripon
This site is intended to give local residents and visitors information and news about Ripon, the council’s work and also links to local places to stay, shop, eat, and worship, and attractions and businesses.
Here you will also find news and information from Ripon City Council, its elected representatives, its meetings and the work it is doing across the city.
You can also find information on the Council’s finances, agendas and minutes for meetings and information on your local City Councillor.
Please see our news page for information on what is happening in Ripon here
For information on Ripon City Plan please see the new website: www.riponcityplan.com
We are looking for a versatile and organised Office Assistant to support the administrative work of the City Council at the heart of the city on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2015. Duties to include, but not limited to, providing information to councillors and members of the public, assisting with the preparation of agendas, minutes, correspondence and reports, processing planning application decisions and maintaining planning records, processing and booking hall hire and Mayoral appointments and managing the diary for the Mayor, assisting in the organisation of the city’s civic, public and private events and meetings, maintaining the digital resources of the council including website & social media. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential. Minimum 5 GCSE grades A-C including Maths & English. Reporting to the Clerk the role is for 27.5 hours per week, 9am-3pm 5 days per week. Please e-mail or post your CV together with a covering letter saying why you are applying for the position to the Clerk, Mrs R Terry, The Mayor’s Parlour, Town Hall, Market Place South, Ripon HG4 1DD, closing date 31 October 2014. Interviews to take place week commencing 10 November with an immediate start for the right applicant.