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Assistant to Borough Clerk

Company: Borough of Highland Park
Location: Highland Park
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

*Title: Assistant to the Borough Clerk **Department: Clerk's Office **Type: Full-Time **Bargaining Unit: None **Reports to: Borough Clerk **Supervisory: No **Probation Period: 90 Days *The Assistant to the Borough Clerk provides administrative support to the Borough Clerk's office, ensuring that the essential duties and responsibilities are completed in a timely manner. The ideal candidate must have excellent customer service skills, be supremely organized and capable of handling the demands of a busy office.*WORK RESPONSIBILITIES: **- *Assist residents and visitors with phone and in-person inquiries at the Clerk's counter*- *Help fulfill and track Open Public Records Act (OPRA) requests*- *Attend Council meetings in the absence of the Borough Clerk*- *Prepare minutes of the meetings of the governing body*- *Process resolutions and ordinances and distribute to appropriate departments*- *Provide administrative support to members of governing body as needed*- *Oversee filing of Borough records and documents*- *Order supplies for office, postage machine, and copy machine*- *Support the Borough Clerk with election duties*- *Process applications and prepare licenses for dogs & cats, taxi owners & operators, and businesses*- *Deposit all fees collected for various licenses in accordance with Finance Office procedures and prepare monthly report*- *Undertakes other activities as determined by the Borough Administrator, Mayor, or Council*REQUIREMENTS: **- *High School Diploma required, Bachelor's Degree preferred*- *Two years' experience in an office environment*- *Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word, and proven ability to learn new software programs required*- *Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others*- *Valid Notary Public License or willingness to obtainJob Type: Full-timePay: From $40,000.00 per yearBenefits:* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Retirement planSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayEducation:* High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:* Customer service: 4 years (Required)* Office: 3 years (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Borough of Highland Park, Elizabeth , Assistant to Borough Clerk, Other , Highland Park, New Jersey

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