Deputy City Clerk (Full-Time) – City of Poplarville (City Hall), Poplarville,
Closing Date: Applications being accepted until Friday, October 6th, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. There are two open positions for
Deputy Clerk that will be filled.
Duties: Assists in performing the statutory duties of a City Clerk
so that the administrative and financial responsibilities of the City are
carried out in a prompt, efficient, and lawful manner with emphasis on customer service and accounting. Receives direction
from the City Clerk and other experienced employees, assists in keeping the
agenda, minutes, and minute book of council meetings, maintains an ordinance
book, acts as custodian of the city’s seal and records, signs official papers
for the city, assists in issuing all licenses and permits, posts and publishes
notices, ordinances and resolutions as required. Assists in giving notice of
elections, records election proceedings, notifies officials of their appointment
or election, and certifies results of election. Maintains a computer accounting
system to enter all City money transactions, receipts and disbursements,
maintains records associated with all transactions, balances accounts
receivables and payable. Prepares and
submits various government reports, and acts as a Notary Public; All other
duties as assigned.
Qualifications: A High School Diploma or GED notarized by issuing
institution or school board is required. Advanced academic education completion
from an accredited institution in related areas to the position is recommended,
but not required. Individuals considered must have above average computer skills,
to include the use of Microsoft Office Suite and the use of email. A Minimum of
three years’ experience in related work experience with progressive
responsibilities is desired. Any combination of experience and training that
would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities will be considered. An
awareness of federal, state laws and knowledge of the overall operations of the
City including policies, procedures, and ordinances would be advantageous, but
not required. A working knowledge of office management procedures, records
management, filing systems, office correspondence is required. A functional knowledge
of accounting or bookkeeping sufficient to handle the city’s financial records
is required. Potential candidates must
have the capability to interact with customers and other City employees in a
professional and cordial manner at all times.
Compensation: Compensation will be commensurate with experience.
Background Checks: A
criminal background check will be conducted. A department of motor vehicles background
check will be conducted to verify the City’s insurance carrier can insure
applicant. Applicant must be bondable.
How to Apply: Resume with a completed application must be submitted to the
City Clerk's Office, City of Poplarville, 200 Highway 26 East, Poplarville,
MS 39470. Applications may be obtained
from the City Clerk, (601) 795-8161.
offer of employment and prior to starting work, an individual must have a pre-
employment drug test by a physician designated by the City. The examination will
be paid for by the City.
of an interview is not to be considered an offer of employment.
We consider applicants for all
positions without regard to: race,
color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or
veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. The
City of Poplarville is a "Drug Free Workplace”.