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Posted on: March 19, 2021

City Seeks Clerk Applications

Position:  City Clerk, Baldwin City, Kansas

The City of Baldwin City, KS (pop. approx. 5,000), located in Douglas County, Kansas is currently accepting applications/resumes to fill the position of City Clerk.

Position Summary:  Under the supervision of the City Administrator, this position is appointed by the Mayor with approval of the City Council. The City Clerk is an exempt position under FLSA. This position performs responsible administrative and financial duties. This employee maintains control of all municipal, fiscal and legal records. As a City officer, the City Clerk is the official custodian of municipal documents and is responsible for various City records. 


This employee has a substantial amount of public contact regarding the furnishing of information concerning City ordinances and policies. Work assignments are prescribed in the state statutes and City ordinances and received from the City Administrator, the Governing Body, and citizen requests. The City Clerk handles important, confidential documents. 


This position oversees and provides support in the areas of policy review, hiring/recruiting, benefits management, payroll, performance evaluation management, termination. Maintains all personnel records according to City, state and federal guidelines. Oversees retirement and insurance benefits. Serves as City’s safety director. Receives claims for workers compensation, works with insurance providers, and communicates with adjusters. This employee should possess excellent supervisory, financial, organizational, public relations, and communication skills.


Minimum Required Experience: Two to three years related experience and/or training. Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary information and skills to perform the job reasonably well within six to twelve months of employment. 


Minimum Required Education: High School Graduate/GED


Preferred Experience: Four to five years related experience and/or training.


Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree from a college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Compensation: Pay range is $57,824-$77,355, DOQ.  Benefits include vacation and sick time, holiday pay, KPERS retirement, BCBS health insurance plans, dental and vision plans and deferred compensation.  The City of Baldwin City has a City residency requirement. Offers of employment are conditional upon passing all appropriate screenings.

Application Process: Send a cover letter and resume to the City Administrator at  Contact Glenn Rodden, City Administrator at 785-594-6427 with any questions.  View the full job description at  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  First review of applications is March 31st, 2021.

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