Deputy Clerk of Council
Requires an Associate’s degree or specialized courses/training in Office Administration, Legal Secretarial Science, Business Law, Business or Public Administration or a closely related field of study and a minimum of two years of full-time equivalent experience in responsible administrative positions, preferably within a municipal government setting, or closely related experience. Requires knowledge of local government operation, organizational structure, and officials and their functions. Requires the ability to research City Council records and the City Code to prepare responses and reports based upon the research results. Must be able to take and transcribe dictation.
Performs duties under the general supervision of the Clerk of Council. This position must demonstrate the ability to make sound judgment. This position periodically requires working more than a 40-hour workweek, and requires the incumbent to be present at City Council night meetings. Requires the physical ability to sit for extended periods without breaks. Considerable contact with general public, city employees, elected officials, business executives, members of the press, and representatives of municipal, state, and federal government. This is a high-profile position that requires the incumbent to present him/herself in a polished and impeccable professional manner and possess a high degree of courtesy and responsiveness in assisting citizens and employees with their concerns. Requires a high level of diplomacy, tact and confidentiality and the ability to handle controversial issues with sensitivity. This is a non-exempt position.