City Clerk, Salem, MO (pop. 4,950). Located a few miles north of the Ozark Scenic Riverways and close to Montauk State Park, Salem is the county seat of Dent County. Salem is a 4th Class City under Missouri revised statutes with a Mayor/Board of Aldermen form of government. Daily affairs are managed by a professional City Administrator. The City Clerk is appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Board of Aldermen.
The City Clerk oversees a robust set of responsibilities including records management, the recording and reporting of all city proceedings and documents, as well as coordinating the handling of federal, state, and local elections taking place within the City. The City Clerk will be expected to prepare public meeting notices, meeting minutes and agendas, respond to FOIA requests and attend monthly evening meetings of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
Successful candidate should possess a strong customer service aptitude, with developed organizational and communication skills along with knowledge of applicable state laws.
Other position requirements and desired qualifications include:
High School diploma, or GED. Some college coursework is preferred.
At least three years of increasingly responsible public sector administrative experience;
At least one year working in a City Clerk/Administrative Offices is desired;
Possession of, or in the process of achieving certification as a MRCC or MPCC; and
Certification as a Notary Public within six months of employment.
Successful candidates will additionally possess:
The ability to interact effectively with elected officials, community members, local leaders and City staff;
The skill to maintain a calm, fair and impartial demeanor in all matters;
The skill to apply contemporary, technological solutions to managing documents and workflow;
Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of stakeholders and comfort working in a collaborative environment.
The salary range is: $48,691-$67,593. DOQ. Residency in the City is a current requirement. An excellent benefits package is also offered. Candidates should apply by May 10, 2021 with resume, cover letter and contact information for three work-related references to www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Michael J. Earl, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA.
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