Position is Open until Filled – First Review 1/21/2020
Rated as one of the best small towns in America, the City of Newcastle emphasizes a sense of community both externally and internally. We are friendly, accountable, empathetic and professional in delivering outstanding customer service. Newcastle supports one another understanding that we are better together than alone.
The City Clerk enjoys a variety of municipal requirements where no two days are the same. The City Clerk supports the City Council by facilitating the legislative process and ensuring compliance with open public meetings and legal requirements, such as: producing agenda material and minutes for City Council and Commission meetings.
The City Clerk administers the records management program and is the city’s public records and public information officer. The Clerk also provides notary services. For the full job description and to apply please see https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/newcastlewa
A Bachelor's degree in records management, business administration, public administration or related field is preferred and four years increasingly responsible experience in a municipal operation, including at least two years at the Deputy or City Clerk level.
The City may consider a combination of education and experience to meet the City's preferred qualifications.
Additional Certification Requirements:
Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) preferred or able to become CMC in the near term; and
Certified Washington State Notary preferred or able to obtain the near term
About City of Newcastle
The City of Newcastle is a residential suburban community of approximately 12,000 residents. Conveniently located southeast of Bellevue at the interchange of I-405 and I-90. We are responsible for the maintenance of the City's infrastructure (streets, parks, stormwater, etc.). In addition to the City Manager's office departments include; Planning, Building, Public Works Engineering and Maintenance, Finance, and Clerk. Police and Fire are provided by contract.