The City Clerk plans, directs, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the City Clerk's Office. The City Clerk coordinates assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies, and manages and complies with the Brown Act, the Political Reform Act, and the California Public Records Act. The City Clerk performs highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Council, including preparation of the legislative agenda, verifies that legal notices have been posted or published as required by the Brown Act, completes the necessary arrangements to ensure an effective meeting, and manages the U.S. Passport application program.
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS TO APPLY:
The City is seeking a candidate with the following characteristics and skills:
Strong and dynamic leadership abilities;
Have a strong customer-care orientation;
Be an excellent communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills in order to keep the public, the department, the City Manager, and the City Council fully informed at all times;
Possess knowledge of State Campaign finance laws, election laws and procedures, political reform requirements, Brown Act, and the Public Records Act;
Possess strong organizational and project management skills and be able to establish priorities and stay on schedule;
Be a forward thinker, who considers new approaches for improving the department;
Have the ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals; and
Fluent in Spanish is desirable.
Education & Experience:
In order to qualify for consideration, each candidate must possess the following:
Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in complex administrative office work in a City Clerk's Office, including two years of supervisory responsibility.
The equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, or a related field. Additional experience may substitute for the degree.
Prior experience as a City Clerk is desirable.
License or Certificate:
A valid, California Class C driver's license at time of employment.
Certification by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks as a Certified Municipal Clerk and/or Certified Master Municipal Clerk.
Certification as a Notary Public is desirable.
If you are interested in pursuing an exciting career opportunity, please submit an online application. Apply as soon as possible for first consideration. The first screening is scheduled for the week of September 17, 2018. Following the closing date, applications will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the brochure. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Linda Matthews, Human Resources/Risk Management Director at (909) 620-2491.