A tremendous career opportunity awaits the next City Clerk for the City of Richland, Washington. Richland is a safe, high-quality city with educated and engaged residents. In addition, the City has great schools, abundant sunshine, and incredible recreational opportunities.
The City Clerk's Office is central to government transparency and strives to instill public confidence by demonstrating the highest standards of integrity in management of the public record.
GENERAL SUMMARY Performs difficult administrative work managing the City Clerk's Office, and related work as apparent or assigned. Position frequently encounters new and varied work situations involving a high degree of complexity. Work is performed under the general direction of the City Attorney (supervisor).
CORE VALUES All employees are expected to model and foster the City of Richland's core values in the performance of their duties and their interactions while representing the City. The values of Teamwork, Integrity, and Excellence promote and maintain a high level of morale and productivity, and are the tie that binds all City employees together across all functions.
Obtain Notary Public Certification within six (6) months of hire, and maintain throughout employment.
Obtain an IIMC designation as a Certified Municipal Clerk within one (1) year of hire (or as soon thereafter as possible based on the program schedule) and maintain throughout employment.
Valid driver's license.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High school diploma or GED and six (6) years of related local government records management experience.
Bachelor's degree in records management, public administration, business management, or a closely related field.
International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) designation as a Certified Municipal Clerk.
Previous clerk experience with a municipal agency, special purpose district, or political subdivision, to include knowledge of parliamentary procedure/Roberts Rules of Order.
Charmingly located along the Columbia River, a vibrant, educated and family-friendly community welcomes you! Richland offers miles of riverfront trail, vast blue skies, and an inspiring compilation of national history. Richland, now a town of over 55,000, began as a small, World War II era town born of comradery, determination and perseverance.
Richland’s waterfront district boasts fantastic restaurants and hotels with remarkable riverfront views. Tee off at one of three public golf courses, enjoy a weekend of award winning wine tasting, or shop at one of our many unique retailers. Our popular seasonal farmers market is open June – October and boasts a variety of local produce, specialty foods and much more. Richland and the many adventures here await you – visit today! You can find us online at www.ci.richland.wa.us or richlandroadtrip.com.