City of Vallejo

Position: Deputy City Clerk
Salary: $70,644.40 - $85,868.71 Annually
Application Filing Deadline: April 1, 2019

Posted: 3/15/19

The City of Vallejo is seeking candidates for their Deputy City Clerk vacancy, to act as a collaborative member of the City Clerk's office. The department administers democratic processes such as elections, access to city records, and all legislative actions ensuring transparency to the public. The department manages the City Councils' legislative agenda and documents and provides administrative support to various City Commissions, Committees and boards.

The ideal candidate for the position of Deputy City Clerk will be able to manage a variety of administrative tasks, with a strong emphasis on records management; has experience working with software applications designed to store electronic data and deliver information in response to California Public Records Act (CPRA) requests; possesses impeccable communication skills both written and verbal; can multi-task and is detail oriented; is able to perform high level research; able to work well under pressure with extremely strict deadlines; is familiar with the Brown Act which governs the public's right to attend and participate in meetings of legislative bodies; and is able to serve as a backup to the City Clerk at City Council meetings. This position may be called upon to supervise staff, interns, volunteers and programs supported by the City Clerk's Office.

The incumbent should exhibit political indifference with the ability to remain neutral in matters of the City including resolutions, ordinances, annexations, petitions, bids, grievance communications, and election processes and administration.   

Possession of/or obtaining a Certified Municipal Clerk (“CMC”) Certification from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks within five years from the date of hire, is a condition of employment. Once obtained, the CMC must be maintained through the tenure of the incumbent’s employment.

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