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Town Clerk

Category: Management
Description:
THE TOWN OF NEWPORT IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A FULL-TIME TOWN CLERK / TAX COLLECTOR WHO PROVIDES A DIRECT LINK BETWEEN THE CITIZENS AND THEIR MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT. THIS POSITION ALSO PERFORMS ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES IN THE COLLECTION OF TAXES FOR THE TOWN. WORK IN THIS CRITICAL POSITION WOULD INVOLVE A VARIETY OF PARA-PROFESSIONAL TASKS IN SUPPORT OF THE RECORD-KEEPING AND PUBLIC ACCESS OF THE TOWN TO INCLUDE ADMINISTERING THE TAX COLLECTION PROGRAM; DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING PROGRAMS TO COLLECT DELINQUENT TAXES; COORDINATING TAX BILLINGS WITH THE COUNTY AND HANDLING MORE COMPLEX INQUIRIES REGARDING TAXES. WORK REQUIRES CONSIDERABLE KNOWLEDGE OF STATE LAWS REGARDING AD VALOREM TAX COLLECTIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA. TOWN CLERK DUTIES REQUIRE CONSIDERABLE KNOWLEDGE OF THE TOWN CHARTER, GOVERNING ORDINANCES, STRUCTURE AND ORGANIZATION OF THE TOWN; CONSIDERABLE KNOWLEDGE OF THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT, PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION; GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF ENGLISH, COMPOSITION, AND REPORT WRITING; GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF OFFICE MANAGEMENT METHODS, PROCEDURES, AND COMPUTERIZED EQUIPMENT AND PROGRAMS PERTINENT TO THE TOWN CLERK'S POSITION; ABILITY TO INTERPRET NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL STATUTES AS THEY RELATE TO THE TOWN CLERK'S FUNCTIONS; ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY MAINTAIN PUBLIC RECORDS AND DOCUMENTS; ABILITY TO PRIORITIZE TASKS TO ENSURE THAT DEADLINES ARE MET; ABILITY TO SUPERVISE THE WORK OF OTHERS THROUGH PLANNING, ORGANIZING, INSTRUCTING, MOTIVATING, AND OBJECTIVELY EVALUATING PERFORMANCE; ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY, BOTH ORALLY AND IN WRITING, WITH DIVERSE AUDIENCES; AND ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH TOWN OFFICIALS, EMPLOYEES, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC. A FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION FURTHER DEFINING THIS OPPORTUNITY CAN BE VIEWED HERE. THE SELECTION AND APPOINTMENT OF THIS POSITION IS BY THE DIRECT AUTHORITY OF THE TOWN COUNCIL. THE POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED WITH A SALARY RANGE OF $45,977 – $63,688 FOR QUALIFIED CANDIDATES. FOR CONSIDERATION, INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT A COVER LETTER AND RESUME ELECTRONICALLY TO THE TOWN C/O CHRIS TURNER, INTERIM TOWN MANAGER, NEWPORT, NC. ( MANAGER@TOWNOFNEWPORT.COM ) THE TOWN OF NEWPORT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Employer: Town of Newport
Expires: 11/7/2019
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