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City Clerk


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The City Clerk is a highly responsible administrative position recording the actions and maintaining the official records of the City and recording actions of the City Council. The City Clerk has continuous public contact and exercises considerable independent judgment and makes decisions within the scope of designated responsibilities. This position is appointed by the City Manager.

Attends all City Council meetings and workshops and records all motions, votes, and actions. Prepares minutes of each meeting along with summary of action and ensures that necessary follow-up on action items is taken.

Prepares and distributes agendas for the above-referenced meetings.

Records/attests all ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and deeds. Administers oaths, accepts affidavits, and maintains municipal deeds, leases, agreements, and other records as required.

Maintains custody of municipal records, including ordinances, resolutions, and contracts, and promulgates procedures for the orderly management, maintenance, retention, and destruction of said records in accordance with State law. Serves as the Official Records custodian.

Serves as qualifying officer for all municipal elections. Makes all arrangements for city elections, legal advertisements and dates of advertising,

Maintains custody of City’s official seal. Affixes seal on official documents as necessary.

Knowledge of Georgia Laws related to municipal government. Excellent written communication skills, ability to compose original material. Thorough knowledge of ordinances, policies and procedures of the City. Knowledge of legal requirements, rules and procedures for City Council meetings (including rules of order related to public meetings). Knowledge of the organization, function and activities of municipal government.

  • Must have Municipal Clerk certification
  • Must obtain Public Notary License within 90 days of hire
  • Must have a valid Georgia Driver’s License.

Send resume and references to Human Resources, Attn: Beth Favreau, City of Sylvester P.O. Box 370 Sylvester, GA 31791. This position is open until filled.

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