The City Clerk serves as the Custodian of Records for the City of Saratoga and the City’s Election Official responsible for all General Municipal and Special Elections. The City Clerk’s primary responsibility is to accurately record the actions and proceedings of City Council meetings, administer the City’s Record Management Program, maintain the Saratoga Municipal Code, administer regulations relating to the Fair Political Practices Commission, and provide research and information services to the public and City personnel. The City Clerk is appointed by the City Manager and reports to the Assistant City Manager. Application deadline is July 2, 2021 at 5:00 pm PST. To review the complete job announcement or to apply, visit https://www.calopps.org/saratoga/job-20126294
Education and Experience: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, political science, or a closely related field and three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience performing clerking and administrative support duties for an elected governing body.
Licenses or Certificates: •Possession of a valid Class C California driver’s license with an acceptable driving record at the time of appointment and throughout employment. •Public Notary Certification and Certified Municipal Clerk designation are highly desirable.
About City of Saratoga
Tucked away in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains of California, Saratoga is an attractive residential community with a population of approximately 30,000 known for its excellent schools and prestigious neighborhoods. The community’s historic downtown district, known as “The Village,” has distinctive dining, unique shops, and historic buildings dating back to the late 1800’s attracting both residents and visitors. Saratoga also serves as a respite from the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley and is home to popular regional destinations including Montalvo Arts Center, the Mountain Winery, and Hakone Gardens, along with numerous parks, open space, and hiking trails.