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City Clerk

City Clerk

Palm Desert, CA, USA

Palm Desert, CA, USA

City of Palm Desert

Greg Nelson or Bryan Noblett


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City Clerk

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The City of Palm Desert offers an incredible career opportunity to candidates who are motivated by the opportunity to make change through modernization and teamwork. With strong financial and management support, the next City Clerk can leave impacts what will last for many years to come – and all of this in a premiere resort community! 

Reporting to the City Manager, the City Clerk plans, organizes, manages, directs, and coordinates the programs and activities of the City Clerk’s Department, including 4 other employees and the management of a $1 million budget.

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be having education equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field, plus eight years of increasingly responsible experience in a City Clerk’s office, including three years of supervisory or management experience, and possession of, or ability to obtain, a Certified Municipal Clerk certification.

The salary offering for this position is +/- $150,000, depending upon qualifications. The City of Palm Desert offers an outstanding benefits package, including CalPERS retirement (Classic 2% @ 55, PEPRA 2% @ 62) and a 2% match to a 401(a) plan.

This is a highly confidential recruitment. References will not be contacted until mutual interest has been established. Confidential inquires welcomed to Greg Nelson or Bryan Noblett at Mosaic Public Partners, (916) 550-4100. 

Interested candidates can view the detailed poistion brochure on this page and apply below.

Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. This recruitment will close once a sufficiently strong pool of candidates has been established.

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