City of Methuen – City Clerk

This position oversees all functions of the Office of the City Clerk and manages all staff; Prepares and oversees all budget matters relative to the department; Responsible for the receipt, recording and storage of all records of the city of Methuen. Serves as custodian of all municipal records; Maintains regular communication with numerous state agencies including Secretary of the Commonwealth Elections Division, Public Records Division, Division of Open Government, Ethics Division, Office of Campaign and Political Finance, Dept. of Public Health Vital Records Div., Dept. of Revenue Division of Local Services, and office of the Auditor. Serves as the Record Access Officer for the City; Acts as the Chief Election Officer for federal, state and local elections and serves on the Board of Registrars of Voters; Responsible for conducting all elections in accordance with federal, state and local laws; Conducts annual city census in accordance with state statutes.  Acts as primary liaison with Federal Census Officials for conduct of Deceunial Federal Census.

The City Clerk will also be responsible for other duties related to this position as may be assigned by the Mayor or designee.

A full job description is available on the city’s website.

Candidate must possess a bachelors’ degree in business, government, or related field with a minimum of five years of experience in municipal government. A combination of education and experience totaling 10 years of relevant experience may be substituted. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Bi-lingual skills preferred.

Salary: 81,272-97,526 per year.

Submit application, resume and cover letter to City of Methuen, Human Resource Department, Room 206, 41 Pleasant Street, Methuen, MA 01844 or by email to: Subject Line Must ReadCity Clerk.

Application Deadline: 10/22/21

Methuen is an Equal Opportunity Employer.