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City of Hollister

Position: Deputy City Clerk
Salary: $79,888.90 - $97,103.50 Annually
Application Filing Deadline: February 20, 2018 at 11:30 p.m.
Posted: 1/23/18

The City of Hollister invites applications for the position of Deputy City Clerk!

Position: Under direction, to perform a variety of complex and responsible administrative and clerical duties in the conduct of activities of the City Clerk’s Office; and to maintain official City records.

Qualifications: Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying.

Experience & Training: Four (4) years of increasingly responsible secretarial and clerical experience including two (2) years of extensive public contact. Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by specialized training and course work in office practices and city government.

License & Certificate: Possession of an appropriate, valid California driver’s license is required. Possession of, or ability to obtain, certification as a Notary Public is desirable. Possession of, or ability to obtain, the Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) certificate, designated by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks.

Typing Certificate with minimum of 55 wpm must be submitted with submittal of application (Visit the job vacancy post at to access the link for the Typing Certification Requirements).

Examples of Duties: Coordinate with other departments in preparing agendas for City Council, Housing Authority, or other meetings; assemble and distribute meeting agendas, agenda packets, and other materials including posting to the City's website. Attend meetings as assigned; take and transcribe City Council and other assigned meeting minutes; maintain subject index records for future reference of actions taken at City Council and other meetings. Prepare and distribute updates and revisions of Council policy and those of City boards, commissions, and committees. Respond to inquiries from the public by letter, email, telephone, and in person regarding Council action and records; research information for the public or City staff when necessary. Compose and schedule legal notices for publications; prepare and distribute certified copies of City documents. Maintain administrative files including historical legal documents, resolutions, ordinances, agreements, deeds, and contracts; retrieve, destroy, and store records according to policies and procedures including but not limited to the adopted Records Retention Schedule. Maintain records of all appointments for City commissions and committees. Receive and process claims, sealed bids, and appeals for City Council and Planning Commission agenda items. Assist County officials in holding elections; issue nomination papers to candidates and explain requirements. Maintain Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure Statements of all elected officials, commissioners, and executive staff in accordance with laws and regulations. Perform the day-to-day functions of the City Clerk's office. Serve as City Clerk upon the request or absence of the City Clerk. Maintain and update City Municipal Code Books. Accept legal documents on behalf of the City. Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.  

How to Apply: Visit to apply online. Online applications are due by 11:30pm on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. For further details on how to apply online, please refer to the FAQs posted on the City’s website. If you are unable to access the online application, please contact the City of Hollister’s Human Resources Division at (831) 636-4301 x18 or x24 for assistance.