The Charter of the Town of Blacksburg establishes the positions of Town Manager, Town Attorney and Town Clerk as officers of the Town who are appointed by and responsible to the Town Council. The Town Clerk performs a wide variety of duties that require a firm understanding of established municipal policies, rules and state regulations. The Town Clerk works closely with the Town Manager, Town Attorney and the Town Council. Duties include management of public records, preparation of Town Council meeting agendas and minutes, coordinating updates to the Town Code and responding to information requests under the Freedom of Information Act. The Town Clerk serves as a communication link between citizens and the Town Council and provides general support to Town Council members and the Mayor.
Thorough knowledge of the functions and organization of Town government; thorough knowledge of meeting rules of order; knowledge of relevant provisions of the Town’s Charter and Code; thorough knowledge of standard office procedures, practices and equipment; ability to research and prepare reports; ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with town, county and state officials, associates and the general public.
Initial review of applicants will begin on 05/24/2021.