City Clerk

  • City of West Sacramento
  • 1110 West Capital Ave, West Sacramento, California
  • Sep 15, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Clerical and Administrative Support Municipal or County Clerk Records Management Other Management, Mid to Senior Level, Supervisory
  • Salary: $113,868.00 USD
  • Salary Top: $138,384.00
  • Phone: 9166174507
  • Apply By: Oct 17, 2021


he City of West Sacramento is actively recruiting for a City Clerk to the lead the City Clerk's Office! Candidates should have knowledge of State Elections Code; the California Public Records Act; State Government Code as it pertains to the office of City Clerk; filing provisions of the State Fair Political Practices Commission; the Brown Act; principles and practices of modern public administration; organization and functions of municipal government, including the roles of a Council/Manager form of government; principles and practices of records management, including records retention laws; modern office practices and procedures including business correspondence, filing and standard equipment operation, including word processing and audio-visual equipment.

An official City of West Sacramento application form must be filled out, in its entirety. It is the applicant's responsibility to explain his/her qualifications fully and clearly. In addition, applicants must submit a resume and complete the required supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete information on the application, resume and/or supplemental questionnaire may be cause for disqualification. Application packages will be reviewed and screened for qualifications. Additional screening criteria will be developed based on the supplemental questionnaire. Depending upon the number of qualified candidates, an oral panel interview may or may not be held. The top candidates will be referred to the City Manager's Office for further consideration.

Job Description

Job Requirements

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and skill.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skill would be:
Education:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, or closely related field.
Experience:  Five (5) years of experience in performing high-level and complex administrative and analytical work, including two (2) years supervisory experience, preferably in a public agency.  Experience in a City Clerk's office is desirable.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:  Possession and maintenance of a valid California driver's license.  Must be able to obtain and maintain a Notary Commission within twelve (12) months of employment.  Possession of Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation is highly desirable.

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Job Address

1110 West Capital Ave, West Sacramento, California United States View Map