City Secretary - City of Brownsville, TX

$88,867 - $137,736 yearly
  • Strategic Government Resources
  • Brownsville, TX, USA
  • May 24, 2024
Full time Clerk/Recorder/Public Records

Job Description

With its rich history, diverse community and booming aerospace industry, Brownsville has a truly prominent place “On the Border, By the Sea, and Beyond!” The City of Brownsville is the county seat of Cameron County. It is the southernmost city in Texas and the largest city in the Rio Grande Valley. Its location is attractive since it is closest to major tourism and business travel attractions of the area: South Padre Island, SpaceX Starbase, and the Gladys Porter Zoo - rated one of the best zoos in the United States. Downtown Brownsville is experiencing a renaissance with over $100 million in investment.

The City Secretary serves many crucial roles within the City of Brownsville. Under the direction of the City Manager, the City Secretary serves as the Commission certifier, records custodian, local registrar, and elections administrator.

Brownsville’s City Secretary will be a strong leader with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills who shows good judgement and accountability. They should have solid communication skills, a strong initiative, and professionalism along with the ability to work with key stakeholders. This individual should also have an attention to detail with a keen  understanding of budget development, project management, and critical thinking.

Candidates for this position must have a bachelor’s degree, or training equivalent to four years of college education, in business management, political science, or related field. Texas Municipal Clerks Certification is preferred. The new hire will be required to obtain the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification within three years of hire. Candidates should also have six (6) years of related work experience with progressively responsible experience in management and supervision. They should display a significant level of judgement, the ability to address very complex issues, and the ability to prioritize work to meet the needs of the City.

The salary range for this position is $88,867 - $137,736, depending on qualifications and experience.

Please apply online

For more information on this position, contact:

Margie Rose, Senior Vice President