Title: City Clerk
Department: Office of the City Clerk
Pay: $95,000 – $115,000 Annual Salary (paid in bi-weekly installments)
Union: Exempt Non-Union, Contract

Duties: The City Clerk shall have the care and custody of all city records, documents, vital statistics, bonds of city offices, contracts, maps, plans and papers, and shall have such powers and duties with respect to the regulations and supervision of the elections and issuance of licenses as provided by law. As Clerk to the City Council, the City Clerk shall attend and give notice of all meetings of the City Council to its members and to the public, keep journal of the proceedings, and perform other such duties as may be assigned by the charter, ordinance, or by the vote of the City Council. As the City’s Chief Election Officer, the City Clerk is responsible for all aspects of voter registration, absentee voting, and election administration for all elections and serves as the Campaign Finance Officer for local elections. The City Clerk serves as member of the Board of Registrars of Voters and Clerk to the Board of Registrars of Voters. The City Clerk shall have such additional powers and duties as the City Council may from time to time prescribe.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business, government or related field and a minimum of five years’ experience in a managerial/supervisory role. A combination of education and experience totaling ten years’ relevant experience may be substituted.

Special Requirement: Certification from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) is preferred and must be obtained within four years of employment if not currently held.

Posting Date: June 8                Deadline Date: Until Filled


Application and full job description available in the City Personnel Department

The city of Lawrence is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS are provided to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodations for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please notify the Personnel Director at 978-620-3060. The decision to grant reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.