City Clerk

City of Port Hueneme

The Position
The City Clerk serves the City Council, City Manager, City staff, and the public. The Clerk's Office is responsible for the preparation of meeting agenda packets for the City Council, Housing Authority, Surplus Property Authority, and Water Agency. The Clerk processes the legislative actions of the City Council (i.e.; minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts) and codifies the City's Municipal Code, thereby maintaining the City’s legislative history and archives.  The City Clerk is the official custodian of records and is responsible for managing the legislative history of the City and maintaining, disposing, and preserving official City documents and records in accordance with legal requirements, and responding to requests for information in compliance with the California Public Records Act.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate is a dynamic, responsive leader who is committed to public service and thrives in a fast-paced environment. In collaboration with other Charter positions, the City Clerk will carry out the policies set forth by the Council and the duties specific to each office.
Strong interpersonal and cooperative relationship skills, as well as, excellent oral and written communication, are essential to the success of the City Clerk. The selected candidate will demonstrate responsive, confident leadership with a history of working effectively with elected and appointed officials, staff, and community partners.     
The selected City Clerk will join a cohesive team of City Department directors and managers who are dedicated to serving all City residents, voters, businesses, and visitors. A demonstrated ability to succeed in a large, complex organization will be expected.
As a leader and mentor who is dedicated to excellence, the City Clerk will maintain a reputation that serves to attract and retain outstanding, talented employees who attend to the daily tasks and responsibilities under the Office of the City Clerk. A proven track record that demonstrates an ability to create and maintain a supportive, collegial, and empowering culture that encourages new ideas and ongoing professional growth, will be carefully assessed.

Minimum Qualifications
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, or a closely related field; supplemented by four (4) years of increasingly responsible managerial or administrative experience in municipal government, records management, office management, or a related field, including a minimum of three (3) years of City Clerk office experience, or any combination of education, training and experience which will provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Possession of, or the ability to obtain within one (1) year, a valid Municipal Clerk Certification issued by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, a valid California driver’s license and acceptable driving record.  Must be bondable.
Possession of a valid Master Municipal Clerk Certification issued by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks is highly desirable.

Application and Selection Process
The closing date for this recruitment is Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 11:59 p.m., PST.  Qualified candidates are invited to submit a statement of interest and a focused resume detailing their recent (within the past 10 years) experience and demonstrated career accomplishments relevant to this position along with their CMC Certification, application and supplemental questionnaire. 
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