Under limited supervision, reporting to the City Administrator, serves as liaison between Mayor, City Council, City Administrator and the public; serves as custodian of Council’s legislative history and official records; attends and prepares minutes of Council meetings; prepares and manages Council’s meeting agendas and meeting calendar; issue public notice of Council and organizational meetings; provides administrative support to Council; coordinates and manages Boards and Commissions applicants and members on behalf of Council; coordinate and manage codification of Code of Ordinances; serves as registered agent on behalf of City.
Serves as Election Officer on behalf of City and as liaison to the Municipal Election Commission; coordinate election activities with County Election Commission and organize election related events.
Manages receipts of and preparation of responses to Freedom of Information Act requests. Issues and manages permits on behalf of City.
Manages records retention schedules for all municipal documents as required by the South Carolina Department of Archives and history. Manages burial applications and internment records for Municipal Cemetery.
Schedules meetings and preparation of projects/documents as requested by City Administrator. Prepares ordinances and resolutions as necessary. Prepares proclamations. Conducts orientation of new Council members. Provides notification of annexations and abandonments as required by the South Carolina Code of Laws.
Manages website pages acknowledging City Council, City Administrator and Boards and Commissions. Posts public hearings, public meetings and agendas on the website as required by law (FOIA). Files required documents with County Register of Mesne Conveyance.
Requires a Technical College diploma supplemented by two to three years of responsible secretarial and/or administrative work experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
About City of North Augusta
Conveniently located along the Savannah River in the Augusta/Aiken Metropolitan area, North Augusta is minutes away from neighboring Cities of Augusta and Aiken and other entities such as Fort Gordon.
North Augusta offers its residents all the advantages of a big city living while still maintaining a small town charm. Home to over 20,000 residents, North Augusta provides its residents an enhanced quality of life with its many amenities throughout the City.
With its superb location, progressive government, quality growth, quaint neighborhoods, and friendly people North Augusta is an excellent place to call home!
The City of North Augusta has a Mayor-Council form of government. The City Council is composed of seven members elected at-large on a partisan basis. The Mayor is elected to a four-year term. Every two years, three Council members are elected to serve four-year staggered terms.
The City Council is the legally constituted lawmaking and policy-making body for the City of North Augusta. Major duties of the City Council include: adopting an annual budget; establishing the annual property tax rate; enacting policies concerning the operation of the city; enacting loca...l ordinances; and appointing the Municipal Judges, City Attorney, City Clerk, and members of the various boards. City Council also has the authority to call bond referendums in the city and enter into contracts.