The City of Lenexa, Kansas is currently accepting applications to join our team as a City Clerk, within our Executive Department. The City Clerk is an exciting opportunity that is responsible for coordinating the Governing Body and Executive Department activities; including agenda and packet preparation for Governing Body meetings and maintaining records of meeting proceedings. Additional responsibilities include legislative and records management throughout the organization; coordinating appointed boards and community volunteers; budget preparation and monitoring and analyzing various policies, issues and procedures and managing other special projects as assigned.
The City of Lenexa is a rapidly growing city of 55,000 located in the Kansas City, Missouri metro area. We are a leader in local government initiatives in public safety, community development, employee health and wellness, stormwater management, communication and the use of technology. We were recently named the Best Place to Live in Kansas by Money Magazine, one of the healthiest employers in the Kansas City area by the Kansas City Business Journal and were ranked by ETC Institute in 2018 as the Kansas City metro leader in overall citizen satisfaction with city services for nearly every major service area. You can check out all of the cool stuff we are doing here.
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Following are the minimum requirements to be considered for this position (the “Must Haves”):
Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, or a related field. Possession of or the ability to obtain Municipal Clerk certification.
One or more years’ experience coordinating and providing administrative support to a municipal or state Governing Body.
Three to five years of experience in records management, office management, supervisory role and/or related fields.
Knowledgeable of the Freedom of Information Act and Kansas Open Records Act
Good Organizational and planning skills
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Strong attention to detail
Following are the desired qualifications for this position (the “Nice to Haves”):
Master’s degree in business, public administration or related field.
Possession of Master Clerk Certification
The hiring range for this position is $55,996 to $65,793 annually. We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefit package including health, dental, vision, life, and short-term disability insurance; an excellent retirement plan; up to $25,000 in tuition reimbursement; access to an on-site health clinic; and much more.
Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical, drug screen and background investigation.
TO APPLY: Please complete an on-line application. Be sure to attach your resume reflecting your work history for the past 10 years. For best consideration apply immediately, as applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
About City of Lenexa
The City of Lenexa, Kansas, a leader in the delivery of exceptional public service, is a growing, dynamic and progressive city due in large measure to its commitment to quality growth as a “planned community” in partnership with its citizens. Encompassing 34.40 square miles of land, Lenexa is located in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area with a population of over 50,000. The City of Lenexa employees are dedicated to providing exceptional public service to the community. We value integrity, service, teamwork, dedication, vision and employees who care.