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The City of Port Moody is a growing community of 34,000 residents located 30 minutes east of downtown Vancouver at the head of the Burrard Inlet and just steps from seaside parks, mountain trails and lakes. To achieve our mission of providing services that enhance the quality of life for all of our residents, we are looking for motivated individuals to complement our team.
Title City Clerk
Job ID 13-46
Job Class Regular Full-time
Employment Group Exempt
# of Vacancies 1
Posting Period August 21 to September 2, 2013
Position Overview
The City of Port Moody is looking for a City Clerk to provide administrative, policy, procedural and legislative advice to City Council, senior staff and the public.
Reporting to the General Manager, Corporate Services, the City Clerk oversees the proper preparation and distribution of City Council agendas and minutes, bylaws and policies; certifies and maintains various official records; and provides access to same under the Community Charter and Freedom of Information Act.  This position provides procedural and statute interpretation advice to Council and staff, assists with the preparation of agreements, liens, easements and leases and receives all bids / attends tender openings to ensure statutory compliance and policy adherence.  The City Clerk attends meetings of Council, administers oaths, keeps the corporate seal and serves as the Chief Election Officer, in addition to managing the legislative services department.

Please note that employment with the City of Port Moody is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory police records check and also a satisfactory driver’s abstract. Please submit your online application @ by the posting close date.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in Public Administration or related field supplemented by a Senior Certificate in Local Government Administration and courses in records management as well as 5 - 7 years of directly related experience
  • Knowledge and experience with General Local Elections
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with elected and appointed officials, the public and outside agencies, with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to plan, assign, supervise and evaluate the work of the Assistant City Clerk and office support staff
  • Considerable knowledge of the applicable Acts, Charters, bylaws, statues and other relevant legislation and policies 
  • Familiarity with City Council functions and process
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to deal with a wide variety of complex work under repeated extreme time and work production pressures
  • Proficiency with system applications such as MS Office programs
  • Valid BC driver's license and access to automobile
Branch/Location Office City Hall
City Port Moody
State/Province British Columbia [BC]
Compensation & Benefits Overview The City of Port Moody strives to be an employer of choice and offers an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as professional development opportunities.
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