City of Norco

Position: City Clerk / Assistant to the City Manager
Salary: $84,654 - $102,897 Annually
Application Filing Deadline: March 28, 2019

Posted: 3/6/19

The City of Norco is currently seeking an experienced professional to serve as City Clerk/Assistant to the City Manager. This is an executive level management position. The ideal candidate is a dynamic, responsive leader who is committed to public service, enjoys challenges, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Brochure available at http://www.norco.ca.us/depts/hr/employment.asp.

THE COMMUNITY

The City of Norco is best known as an animal-keeping, equestrian-oriented community whose residents enjoy over 400 acres of parkland and one of the largest networks of horse trails in the nation, earning the nickname “Horsetown USA.” The City’s love for animals has created a close-knit community whose residents are active in local schools, churches and civic groups, but Horsetown USA is also a great place to conduct business. The City of Norco, incorporated as a General Law City in 1964 and a Charter City in 2003, has a population of approximately 27,000 and encompasses about 15 square miles strategically located on the I-15 Freeway, just 50 miles from downtown L.A.

THE CITY CLERK’S DEPARTMENT

The City Clerk’s Department administers municipal elections; coordinates the preparation City Council agendas and packets; ensures compliance of open meeting, public records, campaign and conflict of interest filing requirements; administers the City Records Management Program; attends all Council meetings and assigned City meetings, and preserves associated records and meeting recordings. The City Clerk’s Office improves processes and facilitates connections between the community and their local government to create lasting, trusting relationships. The City Clerk’s Office works to protect the democratic process and collaborates to ensure transparency.

THE POSITION: RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES 

Under general direction from the City Manager, the City Clerk/Assistant to the City Manager provides complex, responsible and confidential administrative support to the City Council and the City Manager requiring the ability to demonstrate courtesy, maintain confidentiality, and exercise diplomacy and discretion.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration or closely related field.

Experience: At least five (5) years of increasingly responsible administrative support or office management experience, including supervisory experience and records management. Related work experience in municipal government is highly desirable.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

Salary: $84,654 - $102,897 annualized (Most recent Management Resolution: www.norco.ca.us/hr)

Work Schedule: The City has a 36-hour work week. Hours are Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. City Hall is closed every Friday.

City Council Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of every month.

APPLICATION PROCESS

City of Norco job applications may be downloaded at www.norco.ca.us/hr. Applications must be received by Human Resources.

The first review of applications is on March 28, 2019.

Applicants must complete and submit the following: 

  • Original City of Norco employment application
  • Resume (Resumes are not accepted in lieu of a City application)
  • Completed Supplemental Questionnaire

APPLY TO: City of Norco ATTN: Human Resources, 2870 Clark Avenue, Norco, CA 92860