Under the administrative direction of the City Manager, has primary responsibility for election processes, record retention for the City and administrative support for City Council. Performs responsible clerical and secretarial duties in support of the activities and services of the City Clerk's Office. Responsible for taking the Minutes for the City Council Meetings and maintaining the care and custody of official City records. Provides public records information and ensures insurance requirements are met by all contractors.
Bachelor Degree in public administration or a related field and five years of experience as City/Township Clerk or Deputy City/Township Clerk with some supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s Degree preferred.
Possession of active Election Official Accreditation.
Certified Michigan Municipal Clerk (CMMC), Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC), or Master Municipal Clerk (MMC) certification required.
ICMA and/or Michigan Municipal Executives membership desired.
Valid Vehicle Operator’s License.
Knowledge of election laws, voter registration, and records management.
Experience preparing and programming test decks.
Experience in setting up polling stations.
Clear understanding of the Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act.
Knowledge of the City Charter, related ordinances, and the policies, procedures, and regulations governing municipal government.
Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness when dealing with the public, business and community interests, elected officials, other employees, and professional contacts.
Ability to critically assess situations and solve problems, and work effectively under stress, within deadlines, and changes in work priorities.
Ability to use basic office equipment such as telephone, calculator, photocopier, fax, and computer with applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, various financial applications, QVF, and email/internet/world wide web. Also, the ability to use photographic, audio, and video equipment.
Skill and adaptability to all types of electronic technology use and oversight.
City employees are expected to possess and maintain a record of orderly, law-abiding citizenship, sobriety, integrity, and loyalty as it pertains to and reflects upon their employment with the City.
Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Ability to use Windows 10.
City employees must be physically and mentally able to perform the essential duties of their position without excessive absences.
In addition to the above requirements, all City positions require the ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language as necessary for the position, including the ability to follow written and oral instructions.
About City of Eastpointe
Eastpointe is a city on the southern edge of Macomb County, Michigan.