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Deputy County Clerk

Putnam County

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The Putnam County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants for a Deputy County Clerk in the County Clerk’s Office.  The successful candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and have proven technical skills in various software applications including Microsoft Office Suite. The candidate must also have outstanding organizational and time management skills and be detail oriented with multi-tasking capabilities in a fast-paced environment. Excellent customer service skills, including the ability to deal tactfully with the public and a high level of integrity in dealing with confidential and sensitive information are essential.


  • Attends meetings of the Board of Commissioners; assists the County Clerk in preparing notices and meeting packets and recording and transcribing minutes.
  • Attests to county documents as needed.
  • Assists the County Clerk in maintaining the web site.
  • Responds to official open records requests and general requests from the general public, other departments, and external agencies; serves as the Alternate Open Records Officer.
  • Prepares, publishes and distributes legal notices for the county.
  • Assists the County Clerk in making travel arrangements for Commissioners and other county employees.
  • Places newspapers ads, notices and press releases.
  • Assists the County Clerk in preparing and overseeing the solicitation process for bids.
  • Prepares and types memoranda, correspondence and reports for the County Manager and Board of Commissioners; prepares resolutions, proclamations, and letters of support.
  • Maintains current membership lists for all boards, committees, authorities, and related agencies.
  • Assists the County Clerk in processing applications for alcohol licenses and for hotel/motel and short term rental permits.
  • Assists the County Clerk in maintaining county ordinances.
  • Coordinates the rental of county courthouse and administration building.
  • Updates and prepares administrative handbook for new commissioners.
  • Processes requests for indigent burials.
  • Orders and maintains office supplies.
  • Maintains master key inventory.
  • Answers telephone and greets visitors; provides information and assistance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

This is a Full-Time position and compensation will be based on qualifications and the current county pay scale.

Applications are available at the Putnam County Board of Commissioners Office, 117 Putnam Drive, Eatonton, Georgia or may be accessed and printed via our website ( All completed applications should be submitted directly to Human Resources, Attention: Cynthia Miller, 117 Putnam Drive, Suite A, Eatonton, Georgia 31024.

Putnam County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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