Clerk to the Board/Admin. Assistant to the County Manager

Pender County Government
March 18, 2021
801 S. Walker St., Burgaw, North Carolina
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801 S. Walker St.
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Performs difficult skilled administrative support work serving as primary clerical support to the County Manager and Board of Commissioners, composing and maintaining historical and current official records and minutes, preparing and maintaining detailed, complete, official and/or confidential records and files, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work requires a high level of discretion and often requires the use and handling of confidential information. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the County Manager.


Depends on Qualifications


Comprehensive knowledge of standard office practices and procedures, equipment and office assistance techniques; thorough knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic; general knowledge of the sections of the North Carolina General Statutes that apply to public advertising for the Board; comprehensive knowledge of  the procedures, responsibilities and operation of the Board of County Commissioners and the operation of various County departments; thorough knowledge of computer programs including word processing, spreadsheet, publishing and file maintenance programs; ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures; ability to type accurately at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to communicate ideas effectively in both oral and written forms; ability to work independently in the absence of specific instructions; ability to assemble complex documents and to establish and maintain a variety of moderately complex files; ability to meet the public effectively; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to plan work to meet deadlines in a variety of situations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials, associates and the general public.

Special Requirements

High school diploma or GED and extensive experience in administrative support and office operations, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Associates Degree preferred.

Possession of Notary Public license or have the ability to obtain certification. Must be willing to attend and successfully complete courses at the Institute of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that apply toward certification by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) as a Certified Municipal Clerk. Be willing, once certified, to meet the requirements for entry into IIMC Master Municipal Clerks Academy and progress toward receiving the Master Municipal Clerk designation.

Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina.