Ideally situated on the rolling plains of eastern Williamson County, the City of Taylor, Texas, is home to 17,700 residents who enjoy a laid back, semirural atmosphere with the world-class amenities of Austin within easy distance. The City operates as a council-manager form of government under a home rule charter and is governed by a five-member Council. The City Council appoints a City Manager to be the chief administrative officer of the City.
The City of Taylor seeks a detail-oriented, experienced, and tech-savvy City Clerk. The person selected will be a personable, approachable individual who can establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, officials, and the general public. The ideal candidate will have exceptional organizational abilities and analytical skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Under the direction of the City Manager, the City Clerk coordinates City elections, prepares Council agenda packets, posts notices of Council meetings, attends Council meetings, records and maintains official minutes of Council meetings, and serves as the Records Management Officer and custodian of the City Seal. An administrative assistant reports directly to the City Clerk.
The selected candidate must be a high school graduate and have at least three years of related experience; a college degree is preferred. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered. Certification as a Notary Public is required, and Texas Municipal Clerk Certification is preferred. The City of Taylor offers a starting salary range between $62,500 and $75,000 depending on qualifications and experience.