City of Melrose

CITY CLERK

(Position begins in April 2021 and is elected to a three-year term.)

City of Melrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

The Office of the City Clerk is a service oriented department reporting to the President of the City Council. The City Clerk serves as member of the Board of Registrars, and supervises City Clerk and Registrar of Voter personnel and office functions. The City Clerk has independent statutory authority to perform duties as it pertains to Vital Records: birth, death, marriages; licenses; permits and other various records. This role requires an impartial, confidential, self-motivated professional to balance numerous priorities and ensure that the legislative obligations of the city are met. The qualified candidate has a bachelors degree and five years of progressively responsible experience in public administration, records management, office management, or a related field or any equivalent combination of education and experience; advanced computer, research, organizational, and written and oral communication skills; working knowledge of administering virtual meeting platforms; demonstrated  website development and management skills preferred. Minimum annual salary is $74,440 with comprehensive benefits. The detailed job description is on the city’s employment page. Please submit a resume by March 8 to Polina Latta, Director of Human Resources, via platta@cityofmelrose.org.