City Clerk

City of Mountain View

City Clerk
City of Mountain View, CA

Located between the Santa Cruz Mountains and San Francisco Bay, Mountain View is home to over 82,000 residents and many internationally known corporations. While leading the region in innovation and ideas, Mountain View prides itself on providing excellent public services and facilities that meet the needs of a caring and diverse community in a financially responsible manner.

The City of Mountain View is a progressive, full-service city with over 660 employees.  The seven-member City Council appoints the City Manager, City Attorney, and City Clerk.  The City Clerk’s Office receives strong support from the City Council with an atmosphere of teamwork and includes the City Clerk, Deputy City Clerk, one Secretary, and one Office Assistant III.  The FY 20-21 budget is $1,113,458.

This position requires knowledge of the procedures of a City Clerk’s office, principles and practices of municipal government administration, Brown Act, legal and administrative procedures relating to municipal record keeping and records management, regulatory issues, and campaign disclosure requirements. Desirable experience will include the equivalent of two years of college as well as a minimum of two years’ experience as a City Clerk, Deputy City Clerk, or similar. Certification as a Municipal Clerk (CMC) is desirable, however it is not required at time of appointment. The ability to obtain a Municipal Clerk Certification is expected.

The annual salary range is $145,000 to $180,000 DOQE.  Excellent benefits including CalPERS 2.7% at 55 (Classic).

Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website:

Peckham & McKenney
Feel free to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.

Filing Deadline:  December 21, 2020


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