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Deputy Township Clerk

Description: The Office of the Township Clerk of the Township of Montclair is seeking a self-motivated individual to provide administrative support to ensure the efficient operation of the office. Work is performed under the direction of the Township Clerk, who reviews performance for adherence to office policies and procedures.

Duties: Responsible for assisting the Township Clerk in maintaining the official records and archives of the Township including ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and minutes. Responsible for acceptance and processing of license and permit applications, assisting in the preparation of meeting agendas, minutes and other associated documents. Assists in the maintenance of the Township Code. Drafts legal advertisements and meeting notices for publication. Assists in the preparation of the budget for the Office of the Township Clerk. Uses technology to efficiently perform all tasks. Supervises staff as assigned and works collaboratively with Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Committees. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with municipal staff members, vendors, and others encountered in the course of work. In the absence of the Township Clerk, attends meetings of the Township Council and performs other statutory duties set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133. Performs related duties as required.

Requirements: The successful candidate shall be certified with the State of New Jersey as a Registered Municipal Clerk or obtain certification within (1) year of hiring. A clear ability to effectively communicate complex information succinctly to elected officials, executive level staff and to the public and advanced writing skills are imperative. Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in a municipal clerk's office or related municipal operation. Must possess strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Successful candidate will be an excellent team player and must be extremely organized and detail oriented. Flexibility to work non-traditional hours are required.

Salary: $62,017 - $87,840 per year

Closing Date: Friday, May 20, 2022

The Township of Montclair is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer

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Full Time
Salary Range
$34,000.00 - $67,000.00
per Year
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Montclair, NJ, 07042, US