Deputy City Clerk III

City of Torrance

The Deputy City Clerk III is a management position that supervises the daily operations of the City Clerk's Office. 

Under general direction from the elected City Clerk, the Deputy City Clerk III manages and coordinates the programs and activities of the office; supervises office staff responsible for maintaining official City records, conducting elections, and providing information to the public; coordinates assigned duties and responsibilities with other City Departments and outside agencies; provides highly responsible  and complex administrative support for the City Clerk, the City Council and various commissions; and performs related work as required.  In the absence of the City Clerk, the incumbent exercises signatory authority for contractual agreements of the City Council and for other official documents.



Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge and skills required is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:
Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience performing professional administrative support and complex office administration duties within a public agency, which includes at least one year of experience in a supervisory or management position.

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent with major course work in business administration, public administration or closely related field and designation as a Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) is highly desirable.

Licenses and Certifications
Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License and a safe driving record.
A valid Notary Public License must be obtained prior to the completion of the probationary period and maintained thereafter.




Interested candidates must submit an online application and supplemental questionnaire at www.TorranceCA.Gov/Jobs. The application filing period opens Thursday, October 04, 2018 and closes Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. 

Only those candidates who best meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in the testing process, which will consist of:

Writing Exercise: 25% (Tentatively scheduled for Thursday, November 15, 2018.)
Performance Test: 25% (Tentatively scheduled for Thursday, November 15, 2018.)
Oral Interview: 50% (Tentatively scheduled for Thursday, November 15, 2018.)

If you have questions regarding this career opportunity, please email Rebecca Poirier, City Clerk, at RPoirier@TorranceCA.Gov or call (310) 618-2870.



In addition, the City of Torrance Conflict of Interest Code requires that employees in this classification file an annual Financial Disclosure Statement.  Information about this requirement may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office.

Applicants with disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact Human Resources.  If you have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact us at (310) 618-2915 no later than five (5) business days before the test date.

As a condition of employment, candidates must pass a background check and a pre-employment medical examination.

The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract, and any provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.