Pr Clerk

Transfer | Location: Civic Center

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City Clerk - Personnel Services

job description

The Office of the City Clerk Council and Public Services Division has a transfer opportunity for one (1) Principal Clerk to supervise Senior Administrative Clerks in the performance of legislative processing duties and public counter responsibilities. In this role, the Principal Clerk will be responsible for: 

·       Assigning work and preparing work schedules within the unit, ensuring fair distribution of work across the section.

·       Reviewing documents prepared by staff for accuracy, ensuring incoming documents are processed in a timely manner.

·       Responsible for record keeping and record management.

·       Communicates with Division personnel, City departments and members of the public regarding information on council files, claims, contracts and general public inquiries.

·       Maintaining up-to-date procedure manuals and trains new staff and cross-trains existing staff.

·     Performing duties with minimum supervision and exercising independent judgment due to the nature of the work and pressure of legal time constraints.

·    Identifying efficiencies and ways to streamline processes; and updating procedures and prepares correspondence to staff and other City Departments as needed. Assist with other duties as assigned.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with Los Angeles City Ordinance 187134, candidates must meet the minimum requirement of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive an exemption and report their vaccination status prior to being hired by the hiring City department. The ordinance is available at

How to apply

Interested candidates, please submit a Departmental Application and résumé to Open until sufficient number of  applications are received.