The City of Vernon offers an outstanding career opportunity for an experienced, knowledgeable, and innovative manager to lead the City Clerk Department for a truly unique and exclusively industrial community. The City seeks an individual who is a technical expert in their field, is committed to a philosophy of ethical, transparent, and customer-centered service delivery, and supports innovation in business processes. The City’s next City Clerk should be a team player who is open and approachable; able to identify, select and motivate subordinate staff; can handle ambiguity and exercise sound judgment. Furthermore, he/she should be responsive, in a timely manner, to requests from the Council, City Administrator and Department Heads. He/She must be hardworking, energetic and confident, with a "can do" attitude. The City Clerk’s role is to plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate all activities of the City Clerk Department, including those related to Council meetings, City elections, and public records in accordance with applicable laws, codes, policies, and procedures.
The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, or closely related field; AND five years of responsible experience involving the administration of a City Clerk or similar municipality office including at least three years of supervisory experience. A valid California State Driver’s License is required. Notary Public license is required. Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) Certificate is desirable.
To apply for this outstanding opportunity to work for a dynamic, growing and progressive City, please visit our website at www.cityofvernon.org by July 28, 2019. For more information, you may contact Michael Earl, Director of Human Recourses at (323) 583-8811 ext. 239 or email@example.com. EEO/ADA
About City of Vernon
The City of Vernon is an industrial city of 5.2 square miles located about five miles to the southeast of downtown Los Angeles. Founded in 1905 as the first exclusively industrial city in the Southwestern United States, Vernon remains largely industrial with an approximate residential population of 250. The City currently houses more than 1,800 businesses that employ approximately 50,000 people, serving as a vital economic engine for the Southern California region. Vernon offers an environment uniquely friendly to business and is home to many Fortune 500 companies in industries that include food and agriculture, apparel, steel, plastics, logistics and home furnishings. Vernon maintains strong philanthropic ties with the neighboring communities where much of its workforce lives, providing significant support for public services such as health care and education.