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Town Clerk

Category: Management
Description:
TOWN CLERK OPENING SUMMERFIELD IS SEEKING A QUALIFIED TOWN CLERK FOR ITS DESIREABLE COMMUNITY IN NORTHWEST GUILFORD COUNTY AND NORTH CAROLINA’S PIEDMONT REGION. THE TOWN IS EASILY ACCESSIBLE TO THE PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND MAJOR TRANSPORTATION CORRIDORS. SUMMERFIELD COMPRISES 26+ SQUARE MILES WITH A POPULATION APPROACHING 12,000 RESIDENTS. THE TOWN OPERATES AS A COUNCIL-MANAGER, LIMITED-SERVICES GOVERNMENT AND HAS EXCELLENT SCHOOLS, PARKS, A DEVELOPING TRAILS SYSTEM, AND LOW TAXES. THE CLERK IS A DIRECT LINK BETWEEN THE COMMUNITY AND ITS GOVERNMENT AND PERFORMS CRITICAL ADMINISTRATIVE WORK. THE CLERK IS HIRED AND SUPERVISED BY THE MANAGER AND PERFORMS PROFESSIONAL DUTIES ASSISTING THE MANAGER, COUNCIL/MAYOR, STAFF, COMMITTEES, AND BOARDS. CORE STATUTORY DUTIES ARE: 1) NOTICING OFFICIAL MEETINGS; 2) CREATING MINUTES OF COUNCIL MEETINGS; 3) SERVING AS THE CUSTODIAN OF ALL TOWN RECORDS; AND, 4) PERFORMING OTHER DUTIES REQUIRED BY LAW OR COUNCIL. THE POSITION INVOLVES ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES AS OUTLINED WITHIN THE FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE AT WWW.SUMMERFIELDNC.GOV. HIGHLIGHTS ARE TO: NOTICE ALL MEETINGS AND HEARINGS; PROCESS ORDINANCES, POLICIES, CONTRACTS, AGENDA PACKETS, ROSTERS, AND OTHER DIRECTIVES IMPORTANT TO OPERATIONS; PROCESS PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS; ATTEND EVENING MEETINGS; UPDATE WEBSITE CONTENT; SERVE AS THE PRIMARY POINT OF CONTACT WITH TOWN HALL VISITORS AND CALLERS; AND PERFORM SUPPORT TASKS TO HELP THE TOWN FUNCTION EFFICIENTLY. THE IDEAL APPLICANT ENJOYS A SMALL-STAFF ENVIRONMENT, EXERCISES PROFESSIONAL JUDGMENT, IS MOTIVATED, AND HAS STRONG COMMUNICATION, CUSTOMER SERVICE, AND ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS. HE OR SHE CAN WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH STAFF, COUNCIL, AND THE PUBLIC, WHILE VALUING THE CONCEPT OF A WORK FAMILY. PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, OR RELATED FIELD; NC CERTIFIED MUNICIPAL CLERK (NCCMC) CERTIFICATION; THREE YEARS EXPERIENCE AS A MUNICIPAL CLERK WITH MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC RECORDS; NC NOTARY PUBLIC CERTIFICATION; AND VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: BACHELOR’S DEGREE; ABILITY TO OBTAIN NCCMC STATUS THROUGH UNC SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT TRAINING WITHIN ONE YEAR OF HIRE; TWO YEARS DEMONSTRATED PUBLIC-SECTOR EXPERIENCE AS AN EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT; NC NOTARY PUBLIC CERTIFICATION; AND VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE. A COMPETITIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE IS OFFERED WITH A $56,160–$65,520 SALARY RANGE, DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS. THE TOWN IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND THE POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. PLEASE E-MAIL A COMPELLING COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO SWHITAKER@SUMMERFIELDNC.GOV OR MAIL TO: TOWN OF SUMMERFIELD ATTN: TOWN MANAGER POB 970 SUMMERFIELD, NC 27358
Employer: Town of Summerfield
Expires: 8/12/2022
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