Town Clerk Resume Samples

A Town Clerk takes undertakes responsibility for completing several administrative tasks ranging from issuing licenses and permits to maintaining council records, supervising elections within the municipality. A well-written Town Clerk Resume mentions the following duties and responsibilities – providing services to members of the public, reviewing and approving vehicle registration, overseeing the issuance of several licenses, including marriage, burial license, fishing, and hunting; distributing ballots; hiring and coordinating the training of elections officials; leading the tabulation and certification of results; conducting swearing-in of elected officials, and responding to inquires received from the public.

Although the specific roles vary from municipality to municipality, the needed skills are universally common and include the following – strong record-keeping and organization skills; the ability to maintain accurate database; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and the ability to foster positive working relationships with other employees. Formal education beyond a high school diploma or GED is not expected.

Town Clerk Resume example

Town Clerk Resume

Objective : Town Clerk with 2 years of experience in Carring out established and general office practices and procedures Data entry and basic bookkeeping with credit and collection functions of the water and sewer department Control correspondences Send and Collect quarterly B&O and Hotel Motel Taxes, with Business Licenses Maintain office efficiency, planning and implementing office systems and layout.

Skills : MS Office, Coordinating Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Maintained insurance of town property, automobiles, public officials, law enforcement officers, general liability, workers compensation as well as threats of crime and cyber risks, environmental risks, and risks of officers in the line of duty.
    2. Performed audits on each when requested from the agent.
    3. Updated TREDS (Traffic Records Electronic Data System) for the police department to provide accurate, timely, and detailed highway safety information for analysis and reporting.
    4. Worked within LESO FEPMIS (Law Enforcement Support Office Federal Excess Property Management Information System) through the Defense Logistics Agency Account Management and Provisioning System.
    5. Property physically received from disposition services is then confirmed and updated through the system.
    6. Completed these procedures for the Police Department.
    7. Worked within the Virginia Department of Accounts Electronic Data Interchange to electronically receive transmitted payment and remittance data from the Commonwealth.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Town Clerk Resume

Objective : Town Clerk with 2 years of experience in Preparing legal advertisements for public hearings, special meetings, committee and board meetings; posting these to the Town's website and on the Town information board.

Skills : Very Strong Computer And Keyboarding, Organizational, Oral And Written Communication, Multi-tasking, Managerial And Problem-solving .

Description :

    1. Responsible for performing a variety of routine and complex clerical, record keeping, and administrative functions to support the operation of the Office of the Town Clerk.
    2. Responsible for the financial aspect in the operation of Town funds as dictated by the State of Mississippi.
    3. Responsible for submitting various reports and other documentation required by and to the State.
    4. Worked closely with the Board and Mayor.
    5. Took and transcribed Minutes for Board Meetings.
    6. Managed, coordinated, and administered the Town's records management program, which included archival, records retention, and retrieval.
    7. Composed typed and edited a variety of correspondence, reports, documents, memoranda, and other materials.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D


Town Clerk Resume

Objective : Seeking a Town Clerk position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with winning teamwork.

Skills : Management, Utility Billing, Collections, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, Payroll.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the security and confidentiality of municipal documentation in dealing with the public and media.
    2. Worked performed in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes, municipal ordinances, standard office procedures governing the responsibilities of municipal clerks, and fiscal affairs.
    3. Prepared agenda packets for the Mayor and Board of Commissioners.
    4. Worked with Town Attorney on legal documents.
    5. Prepared voluntarily annexations.
    6. Completed involuntary annexations.
    7. Responsible for lease rentals and contracts -Created boat ramp rules and tag system for Boat Passes -Assign 911 addresses with Carteret County -Secretary to the Board of Adjustment (transcribed minutes, and recorded Order of Variances).
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate In Tax Preparation

Town Clerk Resume

Summary : Town Clerk with 3 years of experience in Preparing and executing official documents. Responsible for Assisting with preparation of Town Council agendas.

Skills : Interpersonal Skills, Managing Skills, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Supervised and hired deputy tax receivers and deputy town clerks.
    2. Created and maintained all records for the town, write grants, create policies and procedures for the Town Clerk's Office as well as for the Records Management Program.
    3. Issued various licenses and town permits.
    4. Collected and disbursed town fees.
    5. Maintained professionalism when dealing with the public.
    6. Assisted the Planning Board and Building Inspector with background information on the history of the town.
    7. Reviewed all retention schedules and monitored the disposition of all Town records.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate In Tax Preparation

Town Clerk Resume

Objective : As a Town Clerk, responsible for Answering telephone calls into the Town's main line and forwards these to the proper person. processed inquiries/requests as appropriate. Experience in Processing and sorting mail; and also drafting replies and sent information related to such as requested.

Skills : MS Office, Problem Solving skills, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Promoted quickly from Receptionist to Administrative Assistant to Town Clerk and Interim Town Administrator.
    2. Played key roles in the areas of Administration, Budgeting, AP, AR, payroll, and human resources.
    3. Scheduled meetings for the Town and the Town Officials.
    4. Attended all meetings for the Board of Trustees and recorded minutes of the meetings for the official records.
    5. Scheduled and arranged training for Town Officials and at times arranged travel and made reservations.
    6. Streamlined operating procedures to better maximize office efficiency and increased customer satisfaction.
    7. Designed and published town newsletters, information booklets, and pamphlets.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science

Town Clerk Resume

Headline : As a Town Clerk, responsible for Providing general administrative support to council members; preparing, posting, and distributing agendas, public notices, and meeting packets; recording and transcribing minutes; and presenting financial reports.

Skills : Accounting, Coordinating Skills, Clerical Skills.

Description :

    1. Prepared invoices for the water department; recorded payments; mailed delinquent notices; and deposited all revenue.
    2. Attended assigned work sessions and meetings which requires evening work; prepares minutes of such; follows through on Council actions and assembles requested information.
    3. Maintained five accounts and prepared monthly financial statements.
    4. Submitted all necessary information to a certified public accountant to prepare annual Report of Agreed-Upon Procedures; Report on Compliance with State Laws and Regulations; Department of Community Affair's Report of Local Government Finances; and annual audit as required by State law.
    5. Calculated timesheets, prepared payroll, annual W2s and 1099s, and quarterly reports (Internal Revenue Service, Georgia Department of Revenue and Georgia Department of Labor).
    6. Issued and maintained copies of occupational tax licenses, beer and wine licenses, and building permits.
    7. Maintained and preserved all municipal records; answered Open Record Requests; and certified resolutions, ordinances, and other official documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science

Town Clerk Resume

Objective : Town Clerk with 4 years of experience in Assisting in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports. Responsible for Organizing and scheduling appointments.

Skills : Bookkeeper, Office Manager, Accounting.

Description :

    1. Managed all administrative aspects required to run local government, including town hall, police, fire, highway, and parks departments.
    2. Responsible for all accounting, including tax roll.
    3. Administered town meetings, agendas, and provided boards with all information necessary to make decisions.
    4. Managed installation of Microsoft network.
    5. Worked with consultants to install the required system to run the town more efficiently.
    6. Managed the installation of the Avaya phone system.
    7. Researched and drafted municipal ordinances and amendments to existing ordinances for approval by an attorney.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Accounting

Town Clerk Resume

Objective : As a Town Clerk, responsible for Verifying and monitored Council web page to assure information is current. Experience in Conducting research and using official files to locate and/or disseminate requested information.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Accounting, Management.

Description :

    1. Held a public official position serving a community of 7,500+ residents.
    2. Attended and transcribed minutes for all public meetings.
    3. Served as elections supervisor, qualifying candidates, and publishing ballots.
    4. Responsible for records management and procurement functions.
    5. Received all site plans and development orders for agendas.
    6. Created legal advertising for publication.
    7. Designated to issue occupational licenses and sign permits.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Town Clerk Resume

Objective : To obtain a Town Clerk with 6 years of experience in Preparing payroll checks,account payable/receivable, submiting reports for 941's, State, Retirement SUI using the Peachtree System, also oversee the Town's bank accounts and assist the Town Auditor with the yearly audit and the monthly reconciliations.

Skills : Planning, MS Office, Accounting.

Description :

    1. Responsible for managing the water & sewer department.
    2. Developed work schedule charts each week for employees.
    3. Handled all general complaints and any extra duties assigned by the mayor at that time.
    4. Responsible for all office duties pertaining to handling Town Business.
    5. Drafted ordinances, resolutions, policies, and legal documents for Commission approval.
    6. Prepared requests for proposals and bid packages, specifications, and grant applications.
    7. Worked directly with Town Attorney in writing Town Ordinances and other policies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Town Clerk Resume

Summary : Seeking a Town Clerk with 2 years of experience in Recording and document the result of the Town's officials meetings. Responsible for Scheduling appointments, conferences, book hotels for the Mayor Compiled financial records, etc.

Skills : Clerical Skills, Assisting Skills, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Managed the processing of water billings and payments and assisted with maintaining accounts for the water department.
    2. Provided public records, information, and explanation of Town ordinances.
    3. Assisted with the processing of various licenses.
    4. Registered births and deaths as well as issued burial permits Balanced daily cash and prepared daily bank deposits for the Treasurer as needed.
    5. Performed the duties of the Finance Officer of the Town, i.e. pay all bills for the Town, perform payroll.
    6. Organized and kept all Town records.
    7. Answered citizen inquiries that are received by the Town.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              7-10 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Management
              Education
              Education
              High School Diploma