Staff Vacancies

There are currently no staff vacancies.

Councillor Vacancies


1 Town Councillor (Trevone Ward)

Notice of Election - Trevone Ward. To view the notice click here
Election Timetable
Deputy Returning Officer Contact Details


1 Town Councillor (Padstow Ward)

Co-Option - Padstow Ward.  The Padstow Ward vacancy will be filled by co-option. Completed applications must be returned to the Town Council Offices no later than 12 noon on Thursday 17 February 2022. 

To view the Co-Option notice click here.

Application Pack
Co-Option Criteria
Co-Option Application Form
Co-Option Eligibility Form
A Councillor...Who Me?


Do I Qualify?

If you are interested in becoming a Parish or Town Councillor you will need to meet the criteria below.

A candidate for a Parish or Town Council is qualified if, when nominated:

  • he or she is a British citizen, Commonwealth citizen, citizen of the Irish Republic or a citizen of another European Union State.
  • has attained 18 years of age, and
  • is either:
    • in the register of electors for that Parish/Town or has during the whole of the preceding twelve months
    • occupied land as owner or tenant
    • had a principal place of work there
    • resided in or within 4.8 kilometres of it.

    Under Section 80 of the Local Government Act 1972 a person is disqualified from being elected as a Local Councillor or being a member of a Local Council if specific criteria are not met.  For clarification on these please view via the following link

    For further clarification about who can apply please contact:

    Electoral Services
    Cornwall Council,
    St Austell One Stop Shop
    39 Penwinnick Road
    St Austell
    PL25 5DR

    Tele: 0300 123 115

    Or visit Cornwall Council’s website for more information: Parish council elections in England | Electoral Commission