Assistant Clerk, Board of Supervisors

City and County of San Francisco

City and County of San Francisco

Assistant Clerk, Board of Supervisors
Salary Range:  $96,668 - $117,546/year
Application Filing Deadline:  October 8, 2019

The San Francisco Board of Supervisor’s Office of the Clerk of the Board seeks to fill one Assistant Clerk position. Pursuant to Charter, Section 2.117, the Clerk of the Board shall have charge of the office and records of the Board of Supervisors, its committees and its classified staff. Under general supervision by the Legislative Deputy, the Assistant Clerk clerks and performs complex and responsible legislative, administrative, clerical/secretarial, and analytical work in connection with the activities of one or more committees of the Board of Supervisors, the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, other quasi-state or other City department bodies, and decennially, a Redistricting Task Force that is convened to redraw the supervisorial district lines.

The essential functions of this job include: clerking and attending committee meetings while operationally and procedurally managing the meeting and preparing official minutes; upholding the legislative process; reviewing legislative files for accuracy and completeness; organizing and preparing agendas for committee meetings; preparing legal notices and official advertising; preparing legislation and other reports related to committee actions; organizing and updating official legislative files; conducting research and responding to requests from the public and other departments; performing data entry and database maintenance; conducting quality control on the various files and documents processed; providing assistance to the Clerk of the Board and supervising staff in the absence of Deputy Clerks; communicating courteously and effectively with City officials, their staff, and the general public; and providing assistance and training to newly appointed Assistant Clerks when necessary.

The ideal candidate for this position must possess five (5) years of secretarial experience, including at least one (1) year of experience performing high-level secretarial/administrative duties in a legislative body, such as the Board of Supervisors, City Council, City Commission, or Board of Directors; Two (2) years of experience clerking a policy body or equivalent advisory body including handling regulations, noticing, policy bodies, parliamentary procedure, agendas, and minutes; and the ability to type 55 wpm (net) and take notes to record the minutes of a committee meeting of the Board of Supervisors.

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