Deputy City Clerk

  • Rancho Cordova, California
  • Nov 24, 2022
Full Time Municipal or County Clerk Other
  • Salary: $61,932.12 - $75,606.36 Annually USD

Job Description


Attend & Provide Administrative Support at City Council Meetings

Manage Agenda Packets and Public Notice Process

Manage Public Records and Archives

Serve as the City's Contract Administrator

Assist the Public and Fulfill Public Records Requests

The ideal candidate for this position has 3 or more years of professional experience working in a City Clerk's Office, with a current Notary Public license. Best qualified candidates have advanced skills in managing public records, preparing agenda packets, accurate proofreading, taking minutes, and administering City contracts and contract-related insurance.

In addition to supporting public meetings, the Deputy City Clerk organizes and implements the city's records management and records retention programs, including archival and retrieval functions to meet public records requests.

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced administrative professional, interested in building a career in public service, with a passion for managing details.

APPLY TODAY: Qualified candidates will be contacted promptly, and may be invited to proceed to an interview before the job application period is closed.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Links to more information
  • The City Clerk's Office
  • Rancho Cordova's robust employee benefit programs


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including Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Any combination of education and experience that will provide the ability to perform the work and provide the performance results as stated above. A typical way of gaining the education and experience would be:

Equivalent to the completion of an Associate's Degree. Bachelor's Degree is highly desirable.

Three (3) years of progressively responsible clerical and administrative experience. Experience working in a City or Special District Clerk's office or working for boards or commissions is desirable.

***Must have advanced computer skills using Microsoft Office software. Candidates will be tested on their proficiency***

  • A current valid California Class C driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City.
  • Notary Public – Possess or ability to obtain with one (1) year of employment and maintain throughout employment.


Requires evening attendance at two (2) Regular City Council meetings per month and Special City Council meetings as assigned.

Requires the mobility and manual dexterity to work in a standard office environment, use standard office equipment and attend off-site meetings; sit in meetings for long periods of time; speech and hearing to communicate in person and by telephone; vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen; strength and agility to lift and carry items weighing up to 20 pounds. Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.

FLSA - Exempt status

The City of Rancho Cordova is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender, age, national origin or disability.

CALPERS Retirement

Tier 1: Employees hired prior to December 31, 2012, and "Classic Members" hired subsequently with less than a six month break in service, are provided 2.7% at 55 retirement formula. City employees pay the full 8% of their base pay toward this retirement benefit.

Tier 2: Due to the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (Assembly Bill 340), new MISC members hired after January 1, 2013, or "Classic Members" with a break in service of more than 6 months, are eligible for the 2% @ 62 CalPERS retirement formula and are required to pay a 6.75% contribution toward the PERS benefit. (Note: the employee contribution will change as the cost of the benefit changes, since the employee is required to pay half the normal cost.)

1959 Survivor Benefit (Indexed Level)
The 1959 Survivor Benefit provides a monthly allowance to eligible survivors of members who die while actively employed. The monthly benefit payable to survivors in the Indexed Level increases by 2% eachyear. Benefit amounts as 2021 are $758, $1,516 and $2,774 for 1, 2, or 3 eligible survivors.

457 and 401(a) Deferred Compensation Plan

• City will contribute $23.08 per pay periodinto the 457 Deferred Compensation Plan onbehalf of the employee.

• City will match up to 3% of the base salary for employees who participate in the
457 plan. City match is placed in a 401(a) plan. There is no vesting period.

• Employees may also voluntarily participate in the 401(a) defined contribution
retirement program; however, election must be made upon hire and is irrevocable
during employment with the city.

Health Insurance (medical, dental and vision) - The City offers a "cafeteria plan," which includes a monthly medical stipend the employee may apply toward premiums for medical, dental and vision.
  • $1,930Family level benefit
  • $1,620Employee+1
  • $950 Employee only

Cash-in-lieu - If your total health, vision and/or dental premium costs are lower than $300, you may receive the difference as cash in lieu up to a total of $300.If you do not need to purchase medical, dental or visionbenefits from the City, you are eligible for a total of $300 cash in lieu per month.

Medical Benefits

Retiree Health - CalPERS plans made available and retiree medical contribution offered toward the cost of the plan.In 2021, the retiree medicalcontribution is $134.10 per month.The retiree medical contribution will continue to increase until it is equal to the minimum contribution required by CalPERS for the employer to pay on behalf of an employee, which will be equal in 2024.

Dental -Delta Dental
  • Deductibles $50 per person each calendar year
  • Maximums $1,500 - $2,500 per person each calendar year
  • Preventative services - 100% covered
  • Basic services - 80% covered
  • Major services - 50% covered
  • Waiting Period(s) - None

Vision - Vision Service Plan (VSP)

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Medical FSA for the plan year is $2,850 (maximum)

Dependent Care FSA for the plan year is $5,000 (maximum)

Universal Time Off (UTO) - vacation and sick leave combined

Universal Time Off Cash Out - Employees may cash out up to80 hours in fiscal year 21/22.

Bereavement Leave - On the date of hire, employees are entitled to 24 hours of Bereavement Leave per event due to the death of a member of an employee's immediate family.

Holidays - 12 Holidays per year (includes 1 floating holiday).

Winter Break - Reviewed by the City Manager every year.

Life Insurance - $50,000 life insurance policy
  • Life price per $1,000 $0.115
  • AD&D price per $1,000 $0.026
  • LTD price per $100 $0.145

Long Term Disability
  • 60% of earnings up to $7,500
  • 90 day benefit waiting period

Social Security - No
Employees do not pay into and earn credit toward future benefits in Social Security, since the City offers an IRS qualifying retirement plan. Medicare benefits, however, will not be affected.

Employee Assistant Plan (EAP) - Available to employee and immediate family. Includes concierge service.

Wellness Program - On-site fitness room, shower and lockers, ping pong tables, access to racquetball courts, and bikes available for employee use.

Tuition Reimbursement - Up to $2,500 per fiscal year.

Training and Development - Promoted for each employee.

Updated January 2022

Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

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