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Career Details :: Municipal Clerks
Draft agendas and bylaws for town or city council; record minutes of council meetings; answer official correspondence; keep fiscal records and accounts; and prepare reports on civic needs.
Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience may be helpful in these occupations, but usually is not needed. For example, a drywall installer might benefit from experience installing drywall, but an inexperienced person could still learn to be an installer with little difficulty.
These occupations usually require a high school diploma and may require some vocational training or job-related course work. In some cases, an associate's or bachelor's degree could be needed.
Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees.
- Prepares agendas and bylaws for town council.
- Keeps fiscal records and accounts.
- Answers official correspondence.
- Records minutes of council meetings.
- Prepares reports on civic needs.
- Correspondence Clerks
- Credit Authorizers
- Credit Checkers
- Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
- Insurance Claims Clerks
- Office Clerks, General
- Procurement Clerks
- Statement Clerks
- Title Examiners and Abstractors
General Work Activities
- Documenting/Recording Information
- Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
- Communicating With Other Workers
- Processing Information
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Provide a Service to Others
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
- Importance of Being Sure All Is Done