Town Clerk

TOWN OF CARTHAGE   Carthage, NC   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on August 2, 2022

Town of Carthage

4396 Hwy 15/501

Carthage NC 28327


Town Clerk


Description: Works with the Town Manager to prepare agenda and related materials for Town Board meetings; takes and prepares minutes for Town Board and other appointed Boards; prepares or coordinates preparation of resolutions and ordinances; maintains codification of ordinances; uploads minutes and other information to Town web site; maintains municipal boundary maps; researches various historical information as needed for Board and the public; tracks and maintains up to date list of appointments to boards and commissions and terms; plans board retreat. Provides public relations work for the town including maintaining the social media presence, producing the Town’s newsletter, and placing information on the town’s website. Coordinates volunteers, vendors, musicians, sponsors, and logistics for various special events and festivals including Buggy Festival and Christmas Parade. Provides assistance to the Town Manager on research and project and meeting logistics. Answers questions regarding cemetery, sells plots and notarizes and issues deeds. Maintains personnel files and records up to date; completes employment verification forms.

Assists with processing workers’ compensation claims, assists with other risk management activities, and coordinates with insurance vendors. Participates in other human resources activities and programs as needed including research, problem-solving, arranging logistics, and other issues; assists with planning and coordinating employee relations events, retirement parties, service awards, and other related events. Backs up the Customer Service function and other staff as needed. Provides general administrative support to other Town staff. Performs Other related duties as required.


Physical Requirements: Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, and hearing. Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Must possess the visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures, operate a computer terminal, operate a motor vehicle, perform field site inspections, and use measurement devices.


Education and Experience: Graduation from college with a two or four year degree in business, public administration or related field and considerable responsible office management experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Municipal or county government clerk’s office experience preferred.


Special Requirements: Ability to become a Certified Municipal Clerk, Possession of valid North Carolina driver’s license, Ability to obtain Notary Public


Hiring Range: $50,162 - $52,670


The Town of Carthage is an Equal Opportunity Employer