TOWN OF BLADENSBURG, MD TOWN CLERK JOB DESCRIPTION This position is responsible for managing and supervising the preparation and maintenance of the Towns official records, the provision of support to the Town Council for council meetings, the administration of Town elections, administering the Town’s state retirement plan, and the completion of other functions assigned to the Town Clerk’s Office. ? Manages Town Council meeting activities; collects and conducts initial review of agenda items; provides guidance to staff on agenda item preparation; prepares agendas and meeting notices; attends meetings and records minutes; finalizes ordinances and resolutions for the record; ensures the publication of minutes, ordinances and resolutions. ? Administers biennial Town elections for Mayor and Town Council and special elections as required; registers voters and maintains voter list; advises candidates on election rules; recruits and trains election judges; works with Board of Elections to develop election procedures; prepares ballots; schedules polling places; processes absentee ballots. ? Participates in the Town’s management team; develops short- and long-range departmental plans; monitors current practices and trends. ? Prepares and monitors the Town Clerks Division budget. ? Ensures the proper codification or ordinances and charter amendments. ? Serves as the custodian of the Town seal and Town records; processes public information requests; maintains and updates record retention policies. ? Maintains Mayor & Council Financial Disclosure Forms. ? Serves as point-of-contact for the Ethics Commission and matters related to the Town’s ethics ordinance; receives filings from candidates, elected officials, and staff; advises on gift disclosures; receives and processes public ethics complaints; publishes opinions; maintains records. ? Administering the Town’s state retirement plan. ? Administers, receives and certifies petitions; schedules and publicizes public hearings. ? Monitors the Division websites; writes and publishes content; prepares newsletter articles. ? Supervises division Town Receptionist ? Identifies and applies for grants with the assistance of the Town Grant Writer to help with Town improvements. ? Performs related duties. The salary for this position is $75,000 to $80,000, depending on experience. Knowledge and experience include a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or similar field and five years’ experience serving as a municipal/Town Clerk, (Certified Town Clerk preferred). The Town offers an excellent benefits package, including medical and dental and participates in the Maryland State Retirement plan. To view the full job description, click here. Please submit your resume to Debi Sandlin at firstname.lastname@example.org. by September 20, 2019. No phone calls.
Degree in Public Administration or related field. Five years experience as a municipal clerk or related public administrator.
About Town of Bladensburg
The Town of Bladensburg, Maryland is an inner beltway community in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. The community has a diverse population of 10,000 with a full service Police Department, Public Works, Code Enforcement and an administrative staff.
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