City Clerk

  • Full Time
  • Nashua

City of Nashua

PRIMARY DUTIES: The principle function of this position is to provide administrative oversight to all activities and operations of the City Clerk’s Office and related Mayoral and Board of Aldermen operations.  The City Clerk performs those duties and responsibilities prescribed by State Law and the Charter and Ordinances of the City of Nashua.  This position is responsible for the maintenance and compliance of City Ordinances and Resolutions.  Conducts elections.  Responsible for the effective management of the Department of the City Clerk and for the maintenance of official city documents, files, vital records, and statistics, including the proper maintenance of voter registration files and procedures.  Responsible for issuance of City licenses and the preservation of the public records, books, and documents of the City (RSA 48:9).  Performs other duties as directed by the Mayor. Grade 18, Salary dependent upon experience.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant work experience. Must attain and maintain certification by the New Hampshire City and Town Clerk’s Association as a New Hampshire Certified City Clerk (NHCCC). Must have comprehensive knowledge of current principles of City Clerk operations and public administration.  Must have comprehensive knowledge of legal reporting and filing requirements for municipalities.  Must have comprehensive knowledge of budgetary principles within a municipality.  Must have comprehensive knowledge of local legislative procedures.  Must have comprehensive knowledge of Federal, State, and local election laws.  Must have comprehensive knowledge of State and local laws pertaining to actions of the Mayor and the Board of Aldermen.  Must have comprehensive knowledge of the Municipal Code of Ordinances (NROs and Charter) and abstracts of related law.  Must possess a valid driver’s license; possess the ability to become a Justice of the Peace in the State of New Hampshire.  Have proficiency in the use of personal computers and Microsoft windows and office suite software and customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks.  Have successfully completed supervisory and management courses, MS/MA in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field, combination of experience and education will be considered.

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