We are looking for an experienced City Clerk to support The City of North Las Vegas with the proven abilities and experience to successfully and skillfully interpret, apply and explain applicable laws, codes and regulations. Using initiative and independent judgment within general policy guidelines the ideal candidate will support the City by analyzing and resolving office administrative situations and problems as well as researching, compiling and summarizing a variety of informational and statistical data and materials. Additional skills would assist with organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines and following up on assignments with minimal direction while accurately proofreading copy with accompanying knowledge of grammar, punctuation and spelling. Planning, organizing, assigning, directing, reviewing and evaluating the work of staff.
The City Clerk plans, organizes and supervises all staff and activities of the City Clerk’s Office including official maintenance of City records, contracts and other official documents; supervises City elections; initiates the posting, minutes and distribution of agendas for all public meetings; coordinate public records requests and various City-wide support services.
About North Las Vegas:
Established in 1946, the City of North Las Vegas is the third largest city in Nevada and is one of the fastest growing cities in the state. Serving a community of roughly 260,000 people (and growing!), North Las Vegas is comprised of a diverse group of residents, businesses and employees dedicated to positively influencing the community and making an impact!
The North Las Vegas team is a caring and fun group of individuals who take a vested interest in each other’s success. We lift one another up and challenge each other to rise to the occasion each and every day. We do whatever it takes to ensure that vital resources and services that our residents and businesses depend on, are provided in an efficient and effective manner. Community, accountability and teamwork is everything to us and at the heart of all that we do. We are proud of our accomplishments and work diligently to strategically align operations with the City’s objectives.
Benefits and Perks:
(Many of our positions offer the following)
4-day, 36-hour workweek, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (May vary by position specific needs).
100% employer-paid Medical, Dental and Vision insurance plan option, with affordable low cost alternative plans available.
13 paid holidays off annually.
3 weeks of annual leave accrued each year (up to applicable maximums).
3 weeks of sick leave accrued each year (up to applicable maximums).
Employer-paid participation in the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Nevada (PERS).
Employer-paid Term Life and AD&D insurance for employees, plus dependent life insurance.
Deferred compensation 457(b) Plan, which is a government deferred compensation plan similar to a 401(k) plan. It offers both pre-tax and after-tax savings and investment options.
Annual merit increase program based on performance evaluations and/or contractual wage increases.
Complimentary access to our fully equipped fitness center at City Hall.
Key Focus of the Role:
(Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following)
Develops and implements long-range goals, objectives, organizational structure and overall operation of the division.
Monitors, reviews and communicates the implementation phases of the division’s strategic plans to ensure that long-range goals and objectives are met.
Plans and implements short-term, annual and long-term goals, objectives and strategies for the division to ensure efficient organization and completion of work.
Establishes appropriate service and staffing levels; monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; allocates revenues and budget accordingly.
Plans, coordinates, assigns, monitors and evaluates employee performance; coaches, counsels, mentors, trains and advises employees for the dual goals of meeting City and division’s goals as well as the employees’ career development.
Qualifications and Attributes:
Education and Experience:
Knowledge of the principles, practices and administration of city government, in order to oversee planning and implementation of Office of City Clerk operations, at a level generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree in a related field.
Seven or more years of progressively complex and responsible related work experience, which includes five years of supervisory experience, in order to effectively develop and manage division mission and operations.
Any combination of education, training and experience which produces knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job and related to the essential functions of the position.
Licenses and Certifications:
Certified Municipal Clerk and/or Master Municipal Clerk status preferred.
Must possess a valid state driver’s license and maintain satisfactory motor vehicle record with the ability to obtain appropriate Nevada state driver’s license within required time frame.
An advanced level of interpersonal skills necessary to provide effective leadership to subordinate personnel as well as to develop cooperative working relationships with employees, senior management, elected officials, the public and media, as well as vendors supplying goods or services to the City.
Communicating clearly and effectively, orally and in writing.
Applying knowledge of governmental budgeting and its application for budget preparation, fiscal and accounting records and statements.
Internal Number: CM-0000000B
About City of North Las Vegas
On May 1, 1946, the City of North Las Vegas incorporated as a unique and separate entity. The population at the date of incorporation was 2,875 and the total land area was 2.5 square miles. As part of the Las Vegas Valley, North Las Vegas is a city surrounded by majestic mountains, desert valleys, and an underlying current of growth. Sunshine is enjoyed 86% of the year with an average daily temperature of 78 degrees.
Today, the City has a population estimated in excess of 227,000, and comprises approximately 104.7 square miles. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the City of North Las Vegas was the 3rd fastest growing city in the United States for cumulative growth between April 2000 and July 2008. The North Las Vegas population grew by 88.0% during that time period, with an average annual growth rate of 8.2%.
The year 2009 was the first time the City's ranking fell below the top five since it first appeared on the list in 2000. As North Las Vegas is approximately 43% built-out, there still remains significant room for future residential, commercial and industrial growth and expansion.
The City of North Las Vegas is a full-service municipality, providing recreational ame...nities, police and fire protection and water service. It operates under a Charter form of government which uses a Council-Manager system of government, comprised of a Mayor and four Council members. The Mayor is elected at large; the elected Council members must live within their respective wards. In addition to the Mayor and Council, the City has two Municipal Judges who are elected at large.
City Council appoints the City Manager who serves as the City’s Chief Executive Officer. The City Manager has appointment and removal authority over department heads and other employees of the City. The City manager is responsible for implementing the policies established by the City Council.
The City Manager oversees a staff of 1,290 full-time employees and about 500 temporary employees.
The City Manager and City Attorney are appointed by, and report to the City Council. The City consists of the following departments and services: City Manager’s Office, City Attorney’s Office, Police, Fire, City Clerk, Public Works, Utilities, Community Development and Compliance, Neighborhood and Leisure Services, Human Resources, Finance, Municipal Court and Library District.