The Town of Purcellville is seeking an experienced municipal clerk. This position is appointed by Town Council to preserve and provide accurate legislative and historical records for the Town, serving as the custodian for those records; coordinate and prepare semimonthly Town Council agendas; attend Town Council meetings, record proceedings, draft minutes and maintain minute books; coordinate and disseminate press releases and other information; coordinate publication of all legal notices; maintain, post and disseminate the official Town meeting calendar and post agendas, minutes, meeting recordings, press releases and other notices on the Town’s website. Other responsibilities include handling of all FOIA requests; serving as the initial point of contact for inquiries regarding the business of the Town Council; overseeing the annual financial disclosure filings by elected and appointed officials as well specific members of staff; providing support to designated elected and appointed bodies and monitoring their membership, terms of appointment and resignations of members of Town committees, commissions and boards.
Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree supplemented by three to four years of responsible administrative work experience or seven years of equivalent education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the position. Candidates must also be able to possess a Notary Public certification and obtain Certified Municipal Clerk (CML) designation within a designated period. Strong verbal, written and computer skills are required for competitive candidates.
Hiring range is $55,000 – $65,000 – DOQ. The Town offers an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision insurance, VRS retirement, fully-paid life insurance, deferred compensation, supplemental benefit plans, paid time off and 13+ holidays a year.
Nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Town of Purcellville is an award-winning, thriving community whose 9,000+ residents enjoy an exceptional quality of life that has become a hallmark of the town. If you are interested in employment with Town of Purcellville, complete and submit an application and resume at our website www.purcellvilleva.gov/jobs. Position open until filled. The Town of Purcellville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.