The City of Littleton is seeking an experienced City Clerk. The City Clerk directs and manages operations of the Office of the City Clerk with professional level customer service. The City Clerk supports City Council and serves as the Official Records Keeper, designated Election Official, and manages the Senior and Disabled Transportation Programs.
There are 10 employees that support the City Clerk's office. The City Clerk has supervisory authority for the Deputy City Clerk, Transportation Specialist Supervisor (Business Support Specialist), Transportation Specialists and other part time temporary administrative staff.
The City of Littleton is a vibrant community south of Denver and is consistently voted as one of America's best small cities. Home to a charming and historic downtown, a variety of shopping venues, restaurants, parks and trails, there is a lot to offer to the wonderful people who live and work here. The City of Littleton offers outstanding benefits and perks to our employees, such as:
Generous leave including:
16 days (128 hours) paid vacation leave annually during the first 5 years of employment, incrementally increasing after 5 years
12 days (96 hours) paid sick leave
9.5 paid holidays, PLUS 40 hours of floating holiday annually
Comprehensive health and retirement benefits including:
A zero deductible health plan with low cost premiums, including a dedicated employee clinic blocks away from Littleton Center that is 100% free for enrolled employees and dependents, including free prescriptions
Zero cost (no premium) dental and vision for employees
Retirement benefits with employer matching on 401a and 457 plans
The City of Littleton believes in attracting and retaining the best talent and our strategies include hiring in at market pay. In addition to your application, please submit a cover letter that describes why you are the best candidate for this position at the City of Littleton.
Starting Salary is at or near $99,500
Salary Range: $74,625-$124,375
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Management responsibility for all City Clerk related programs and services.
Supervises the daily operation and activities of staff.
Prepares, controls, and monitors the City Clerk budget; reviews and approves division expenditures.
Provides professional level administrative and operational support to City Council.
Manages the transportation services for senior and disabled residents (Littleton Transportation Network.
Supervises local liquor and medical marijuana license applications and renewals.
Supervises the codification of Council approved city ordinances.
Communicates policies and direction from the executive team.
As Official Record Keeper, responsible for record-keeping activities and compliance with the Colorado Municipal Records and Retention Laws.
Responsible for the accurate recording of minutes for meetings of the City Council as well as the other Boards and Commissions.
Coordinates board and commission member selection and appointment in accordance with the requirements of the city charter, city code and the instructions of City Council.
Designated Election Official for the city.
Performs other assignments and projects as assigned.
Selects, trains, supports and evaluates personnel; assigns, and directs work; addresses complaints and resolves problems;
Provides meaningful, timely employee feedback and appraisals; effectively manages performance by rewarding, addressing performance issues, and assigning discipline;
Demonstrates trust, collaboration, innovation, accountability, continuous improvement, and performance management skills with employees to strategically meet goals and objectives.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent, and
5 years working in a municipal government, including supervisory experience and a minimum of two years' in a clerk's office, OR
A combination of formal education, training, or work experience.
Deputy City Clerk or City Clerk in a local government environment.
Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Requires advanced knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of municipal government services, programs and activities.
Requires advanced knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of records management and budgeting; personnel management and supervision
Expert knowledge and understanding of applicable State laws, the City Charter and City Code including the Colorado Election Codes, State and City liquor and beer codes, marijuana licenses, the records management manual, and the City's Personnel Policies and Procedures.
Requires excellent written and oral communication skills; staff leadership and public relations skills, including the ability to deescalate situations when appropriate, effectively respond to individuals with tact, good judgment and discretion, and maintain confidentiality
Requires a high attention to detail and strong time management and organizational skills.