SUMMARY OF BENEFITS:
Dental + Vision Benefits
City Employee Commuter Benefits (T-Pass, Bluebikes membership, EZRide Shuttle membership)
competitive benefits package
Internal Number: M888
OVERVIEW: This position shall act as the Clerk of all Committees, standing and special, except in cases where other provisions are specifically made.This includes the following Standing Committees: Ordinance, Finance, Government Operations, Rules & Claims, Housing, Economic Development & University Relations, Human Services and Veterans, Health & Environment, Neighborhood & Long-Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts & Celebrations, Transportation and Public Utilities, Civic Unity, and Public Safety.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The essential duties and responsibilities listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
Coordinate the scheduling of Committee meetings including but not limited to reserving space and notifying participants and the public and preparing and posting the Public Meeting Notice and Agenda.
Attend all Committee meetings and serve as the Clerk, taking roll calls and recording all votes at the request of the Chair.
Keep accurate records of the status of all matters in Committee.
Coordinate matters that are voted out of Committee to the Full Council with the City Clerk and track all matters referred to Committee from the City Council.
Prepare accurate minutes of all Committee meetings in a timely manner.
Maintain committee files both in hard copy and electronically to ensure their integrity and accessibility.
Prepare for petitioner's public hearings which includes drafting notices and submitting them for publication.
Performs other duties as assigned by the City Clerk and the Assistant City Clerk.
Manage virtual/hybrid meeting platforms for all Committee meetings.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires the ability to work effectively with elected and appointed officials and the public.
The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, detail oriented, strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and customer service skills.
Able to maintain confidentiality.
Working knowledge of virtual/hybrid meeting platforms, and experience working with Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Ability to multitask and pay attention to details.
Knowledge of or ability to learn the Open Meeting Law, and the Massachusetts Municipal Records Retention Schedule, Robert's Rules of Order.
Knowledge of or ability to learn municipal laws, policies, codes, and regulations.
Practical work experience as a Clerk in a government/legislative environment.
Previous work with a legislative body.
Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 09/13/22. Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.
The City of Cambridge, MA is a public agency and a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is a thriving city that values its diversity and rich multi-cultural heritage. With over 2000 employees working in more than 40 different departments, the City of Cambridge is an organization committed to excellence in public service.