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The City of Kingwood is seeking a professional to serve as City Clerk. The successful candidate must be able to:

  • prepare and administer the city budget and keep the council and mayor advised on financial conditions and needs of the city;
  • remain current with federal, state and local laws, regulations and ordinances and pending legislation governing municipal operations;
  • prepare city council meeting agendas and packet information;
  • attends and records council proceedings;
  • prepare city payroll;
  • process personnel benefits and maintain employee records
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, city council and the public;
  • establish office procedures and policies;
  • provide effective and efficient customer service and promote and maintain responsive community relations

Required skills:

  • financial/budgeting experience in a business or municipal setting;
  • handle multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions;
  • must be committed to high ethical standards and customer service;
  • must have excellent verbal and written communications skills

Required qualifications:

Must have a minimum of three years of progressively responsible office and administrative support experience in local, county or state government, and five years of management experience.

Send resumes to: City of Kingwood, 313 Tunnelton Street - Kingwood, WV 26537

Deadline for all Applications is May 8,2020