The City of Turlock is seeking applicants for City Clerk. The City Clerk plans, coordinates, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the City Clerk’s Office including, public information, election management, and City records management; coordinates assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies; provides administrative support to the City Council as assigned.
The City Clerk recommends and administers policies and procedures; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence; prepares and distributes City Council, Successor Agency and Public Financing Authority agendas and minutes; attends City Council, Successor Agency and Public Financing Authority meetings and records all official proceedings; plans and conducts municipal elections; serves as filing officer for the Fair Political Practices Commission; administers the City’s Conflict of Interest Code; maintains the City’s Municipal Code; maintains custody of official records and archives of the City; researches and prepares data for the City Council, staff members, other governmental agencies, citizens, and news media; and other related duties as assigned. Duties and responsibilities are performed in accordance with municipal codes, ordinances, City policy, and related regulating entities.
This position is designated as un-represented for Labor Relations purposes and is considered exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Five years of increasingly responsible complex administrative and supervisory experience in a municipal City Clerk’s office. Technical, administrative or analytical experience in a public agency in related function areas or any experience that would have provided the opportunity to develop the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with significant course work in the areas of Business Administration, Public Administration, or related fields.
LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: Possession of a valid California Driver's License in the category necessary to perform essential duties of the position may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be considered for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Maintenance of a valid California Driver's license and proof of automobile liability insurance thereafter is a condition of continued employment.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to obtain certification by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks as a Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) is highly desirable.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Vision adequate to operate vehicles and office equipment, read instructions, and follow directions; hearing adequate to converse on the telephone and in person; body mobility adequate to drive and perform required office duties including reaching and bending for files and related office items; use of hands and fingers adequate for operating vehicles, writing, typing, computer, copier, and fax machine, and related functions; ability to lift office files, binders and small equipment, as needed.