Clerk to the Board of Commissioners – Harnett County

Harnett County
March 18, 2021
P.O. Box 778, Lillington, NC
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(910) 814-6400
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Harnett County is currently seeking a Clerk to the Board of Commissioners to perform a wide variety of administrative functions to assist the Harnett County Board of Commissioners. This position is responsible for duties including but not limited to creating, coordinating and maintaining a permanent record of Board actions, including historical and current official records; researching, interpreting and analyzing various reports and activities; and assuring that legally required Board operational processes and procedures are followed. This position requires a high level of discretion and the handling of confidential information. This position works under the supervision of the Board of Commissioners in coordination with the County Manager.

*Salary will be based on selected candidate’s qualifications.*


Hiring Salary Range: $50,579.00 - $83,456.00 Annually


Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Associate's degree in Business or Public Administration, Finance, Paralegal Technology, or related degree and a minimum of five years of experience as a clerk or similar role.

Preferred Qualifications: Paralegal experience; Notary Public Certification; Certification by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), as a Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) and/or Master Municipal Clerk (MMC) is preferred.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license. Must be able to obtain Notary Public certification within the first year of employment. Must obtain designation as a Certified Municipal Clerk through UNC School of Government Clerks Certification Institute if not already certified upon hire.