The City of Augusta is now accepting applicants for the position of City Clerk/Tax Collector. This position is responsible for administrative and financial work in the oversight and collection of various taxes, and executing legal responsibilities of the position of City Clerk/Registrar. Position supervises clerical staff engaged in collection and administrative activities and the preparation of regular reports to the City and various state agencies. Responsible for maintaining vital records, issuance of various City licenses and renewals of same, supervising processes of all election ballots and reporting results to Secretary of State. Also involved in hiring, orienting, training, scheduling, coaching, budgeting and performance management of direct report staff. Works efficiently and provides superior service.
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in managing a busy office environment. Strong skills in administration, accurately handling finances, working with technology, and strong interpersonal communications skills are a must. Experience working in municipal government is helpful but not required although candidates should possess a dedication to public service.
Position requires a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Public or Business Administration or a related field, and a minimum of two (2) years of related work experience. Qualifying experience may be substituted for education on a year-to-year basis. A minimum of three years supervisory experience and customer relations experience required. Pay range is Non-Union exempt,
Range 22 – $70,865 to $94,494 annualized.
The City of Augusta offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical insurance, a pension and generous paid time off.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to
Human Resources at HR@augustamaine.gov, mail City Center 16 Cony Street Augusta, ME 04330 or by fax (207) 620-8175
Position open until filled.
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