City of Burbank

Position: Records Manager
Salary: $5,561-$7,313 Monthly
Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: 12/24/18


The City of Burbank has an immediate opportunity available in the City Clerk’s office for a qualified individual to plan, organize, direct, and supervise the activities of the records management program for the City; and perform related work as required.

You will develop and maintain a comprehensive citywide records management program in accordance with legal requirements; review, interpret, communicate, and monitor ordinances, regulations, policies, procedures, codes, and standards related to records management functions; assist departments throughout the City in the application and implementation of record management policies, procedures, and techniques; develop policies and procedures for the recording, indexing, filing, and retrieving of active documents and the storage of inactive documents; update records retention schedules to reflect current legal requirements; oversee document imaging production, quality control procedures, and off-site storage; oversee the implementation, structures, and re-structuring of filing systems, and vital records protection and preservation; develop and conduct records management training programs; assist with budget preparation and monitor expenditures; conduct records inventories and surveys; assist with the development and implementation of the department’s goals, objectives, policies, and procedures; research, analyze, organize, and prepare reports; oversee and respond to Public Records Act requests; supervise, train, and evaluate employees; make effective recommendations regarding hiring, promotions, transfers, and disciplinary actions as needed, up to and including termination; assist in conducting elections; attend City Council and other civic or community-related meetings on an as-needed basis; and drive on City business.


Requires graduation from an accredited college with a major in business or public administration or related field and four years experience in comprehensive records management programs for a municipality involving the development of systems for the maintenance, retention, and disposition of a wide variety of records, including two years of experience in a supervisory capacity OR any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for acceptable job performance as determined by the City. NOTE: Additional records management experience may be substituted for the college requirement on a year for year basis.

The position also requires a valid California Class “C” driver’s license or equivalent;  the physical condition needed to perform the essential functions of the classification including the ability to move and position objects weighing up to 30 pounds (for weight in excess of 30 pounds, tools or other appropriate assistance are recommended to perform the function); and remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Designation as a Certified Records Manager is required within three years of appointment and all required licenses and certificates must be maintained throughout employment in this classification.


We offer a starting salary of $5,561-$7,313 per month plus superb benefits including City-contributed retirement plan, cafeteria-style health benefits, and tuition reimbursement.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City of Burbank application. In addition, a Supplemental Questionnaire must also be submitted. Please apply online at If you have a disability and need an accommodation with submitting your employment application online, please contact Human Resources at (818) 238-5021. Position is open until filled, however, qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The City of Burbank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.