The City of Gladstone (pop. 27,000), a 3rd Class City, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of City Clerk. Position reports to the City Council with daily assignment and oversight provided by the City Manager. Responsibilities include agenda preparation, coordination and maintenance of ordinances, resolutions, contracts, minutes, and all other official City documents/records, posting and publication of public notices, recording and transcribing official meeting minutes, and oversight of all pre- and post-election activities to ensure compliance with state and local election requirements. Position also works with various licensing and permitting processes including solicitation and liquor. Responds to public and departmental inquiries regarding City ordinances, regulations and policies and provides information as requested.
Ideal candidate must possess a strong customer service orientation, excellent written and oral communication skills and be dedicated to professionalism. Familiarity with meeting protocols and procedures, MO Sunshine Law provisions and other relevant local, state, and federal laws and regulations desirable. Equivalent of three years’ experience in an administrative support role in a governmental entity or substitute education desired. City Clerk certification a plus.