City of Huntington Beach

Position: Senior Deputy City Clerk
Salary: $5,794 - $7,179 Monthly
Application Filing Deadline: April 4, 2019

Posted: 3/7/19

About the City

The City of Huntington Beach is located on the shore of the Pacific Ocean in northwestern Orange County, 40 miles south of Los Angeles and 90 miles north of San Diego. As the fourth largest city in Orange County, with a population near 200,000 residents, Huntington Beach is known as “Surf City USA” due to its abundance of beaches, sunny, warm Mediterranean climate and casual lifestyle.  Founded in the late 1880s, Huntington Beach was incorporated as a Charter City in 1909. Huntington Beach has a City Council/ City Manager form of government. The City Council has seven members who are elected at large, on a non-partisan basis, to four-year overlapping terms. There are three elected department heads - the City Attorney, City Clerk and City Treasurer.

About the Position

The Ideal Candidate for this position of Senior Deputy City Clerk is able to manage a variety of administrative tasks, with strong emphasis on records management; is technically experienced with software applications designed to store electronic data and deliver information in response to California Public Records Act (CPRA) requests; is technically experienced with software applications designed to compile report material through electronic workflow; is able to exercise independent judgement and take initiative to assign and oversee tasks related to core office practices and procedures; and, the ideal candidate will conduct themselves in a flexible, professional manner, exercising care and tact when dealing with members of the public, elected officials and City staff. The position requires a High school diploma supplemented by two years college-level coursework in business or public administration or other related field. An Associate’s degree in business or public administration is preferred.  Additional requirements include four (4) years’ increasingly responsible paraprofessional, administrative or secretarial experience working with an elected/appointed City Council, Governing Board or Board of Directors, a valid CA driver license and acceptable driving record, Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation, State of California Notary Public Commission, and Passport Agent Certification (Passport Agent Certification required prior to conclusion of probationary period).

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