DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is diversified work involving responsibility, administration and performance for the office of the Town Clerk. In the absence of the Town Clerk, this may include issuance of various licenses and permits; recording of official filings; recording of Town Board meetings and proceedings; custody of records, books and papers of a Town as specified in §30 of New York State Town Law. When the Town Clerk is in attendance, persons in this class shall generally assist in the work of the office. Duties are performed in accordance with various laws governing specific activities. This position permits latitude for independent judgment and action in the planning, developing, administration and supervision of projects and activities of considerable importance. Work is performed under the general direction of the Town Clerk. Employment is by law at the pleasure of the Town Clerk. Supervision may be exercised over a small number of clerical employees. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of the laws and statutes concerned with the Office of the Town Clerk; good knowledge of office procedures and equipment; good knowledge of Town and Records Management procedures; ability to maintain accurate files and records; ability to plan, direct, supervise and perform projects and office activities; clerical aptitude; high degree of accuracy; good judgment; initiative.
Qualifications other than those specified in Public Officers Law §3 shall be determined by the appointing authority.
Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512