Drafts agendas and bylaws for town or city council; records minutes of council meetings; answers official correspondence; keeps fiscal records and accounts; and prepares reports on civic needs.
This career is part of the Government and Public Administration cluster Public Management and Administration pathway.
A person in this career:
- Records and edits the minutes of meetings and distributes to appropriate officials or staff members.
- Issues public notification of all official activities or meetings.
- Records and maintains all vital and fiscal records and accounts.
- Prepares meeting agendas or packets of related information.
- Prepares ordinances, resolutions, or proclamations so that they can be executed, recorded, archived, or distributed.
- Plans and directs the maintenance, filing, safekeeping, and computerization of all municipal documents.
- Maintains and updates documents, such as municipal codes or city charters.
- Performs budgeting duties, such as assisting in budget preparation, expenditure review, or budget administration.
- Performs general office duties, such as taking or transcribing dictation, typing or proofreading correspondence, distributing or filing official forms, or scheduling appointments.
- Responds to requests for information from the public, other municipalities, state officials, or state and federal legislative offices.