The City Clerk’s Office is guided by the mission to facilitate open access to city government, encourage civic engagement, and provide prompt and courteous customer service.
The primary functions and services of the City Clerk’s office include serving as clerk to the City Council, the custodian of the city laws, records and administrative policies, providing election administration, coordinating board and commission appointments, managing alcohol beverage licensing, and providing administrative support services to administrative hearings.
The Position Greeley’s next City Clerk will be an integral part of a transforming organization serving one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. The City Clerk will lead the Office in pursuit of the City’s vision of achieving community excellence and support the organization in realizing its values of Applied Wisdom, Excellence, Accountability, Stewardship, Principled Relationships and Integrity.
The City Clerk will play a key role in modeling organizational leadership and strategic planning in the implementation of the City Council’s vision, Work Program and strategic initiatives to continue to evolve the quality and excellence of service provided by the City Clerk’s Office to the City Council, Boards and Commissions, organization, public and customers.
The City Clerk plans, organizes and oversees the operations of the City Clerk’s Office in several program areas including Clerk to Council, elections, boards and commissions, liquor licensing, records management, and code compliance hearings.
The City Clerk’s Office has an adopted 2020 budget of $953,111 (inclusive of the City Council budget) and 6.5 full-time equivalent positions as detailed below. The City Clerk is appointed by the City Manager with formal approval by the City Council. The City Clerk currently receives day to day supervision and guidance from the City Manager and serves as a member of the City’s Executive Team.
Education and Experience Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration or a closely related field and five years of increasingly responsible experience in a City Clerk's office involving the maintenance of official records and contractual documents, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
A Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) or equivalent designation is required within one year of assignment to this position. A valid driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the City's vehicle insurance policy is required.
The Ideal Candidate
Greeley’s ideal candidate is a strategic leader with demonstrated success and understanding of the City Clerk’s Office functions with experience coordinating the conduct of City Council elections. As a key position within the City government environment, it is essential for the successful candidate to work closely with City Council and City Management. This person must exhibit strong coordination and relationship building skills with City Council, City Clerk Office staff, City departments, community partners, residents, and other local, regional, and statewide agencies.
The new City Clerk should:
Key City Clerk Initiatives in 2020 and beyond include:
Salary The City of Greeley is offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance will also be available for the successful out-of-area candidate.
How to Apply interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to:
2120 Market Street, Suite 100
Camp Hill, PA 17011
The City of Greeley is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.