City Clerk

City of Riverbank

The City of Riverbank is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time City Clerk position. The ideal candidate is a pronounced self-starter and self-manager; performs efficiently under deadline constraints; possesses strong written and verbal communication skills; and displays a professional, approachable demeanor.  Under direction, the City Clerk performs a wide variety of professional, administrative, fiscal, and analytical support including budget preparation, project management, development of legislative documents, reports, and recommendations; plans, manages, oversees and directs the operations and services of the City Clerk’s Office, which includes the performance of statutory duties as an Elections Official, as an FPPC Filing Officer, as Records Manager, and as Clerk of the City Council and other City Boards; conducts research and makes recommendations; assists and coordinates assigned activities with Department Heads/staff or outside agencies/individuals; works closely with and supports the City Manager and City Council; performs other related duties as required.

The City Clerk is the administrative management level classification which demonstrates a high-level of independent analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills; exercises sound judgment and supervision over all functions and operations of the City Clerk’s Office; has the ability to research, interpret, and administer various policies, procedures, and laws governing the duties of the City Clerk; conducts complex work and support; maintains the confidentiality of sensitive information; and exercises full responsibility of the City Clerk’s Office.

Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities to carry out the function of the position is qualifying.  A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or closely related field and four years of highly responsible administrative experience.  Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid class C California driver’s license and certification as a California Certified Municipal Clerk is required; and certification as a Notary Public is desirable.

Competitive candidates will possess knowledge of the Brown Act, Political Reform Act, Maddy Act, Public Records Act, California Elections Code and other applicable federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations; modern principles, practices and techniques of public administration, research and reporting methods, development of policies,  procedures,  and  programs; principles  and  practices  of budget  development  and implementation,  records  management,  public  relations, and  customer  service best  practices; methods and techniques of supervision, training and motivation; principles of mathematics and statistical analysis; methods and techniques of  scheduling work assignments; modern office practices, methods and equipment, including a computer hardware and applicable software; methods and techniques of  scheduling work assignments; modern office practices, methods and equipment, including a computer hardware and applicable software; methods and techniques for record keeping and report preparation and writing; proper English, spelling and grammar; occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

$85,568.76 - $104,009.40 annually
Plus excellent benefits package

For more information, recruitment material, and how to apply, please visit  Completed employment application, resume, and cover letter may be mailed or hand-delivered to:  City of Riverbank, Human Resources Department, 6707 Third Street, Suite A, Riverbank, CA  95367; or emailed to  Employment applications with "See Resume" will be disqualified.  Faxed or postmarked applications will not be accepted.  EOE.