City of Ventura
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Job Description

Join the City of Ventura's team! We are seeking a Deputy City Clerk with extensive administrative experience who is eager to learn and deliver exceptional customer service in our resident-focused department. This is your chance to make a significant impact in our community while advancing your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

What You’ll Do

Reporting to the City Clerk, the Deputy City Clerk provides high-level administrative support for the daily operations and programs managed by the City Clerk's Office. This proactive role ensures quality and timely administrative services for all City departments, the City Manager, and the City Council. The Deputy City Clerk may also serve as Clerk of the Council in the City Clerk's absence

Who You Are

If you desire to join a dedicated team committed to providing exemplary support services to the City and its citizens, this position may be for you!  If through education, training, and/or experience, you can:

  • work cooperatively and collaboratively as a member of a highly productive team
  • tactfully handle citizen concerns
  • thrive in a fast-paced environment, changing priorities quickly to meet demands
  • demonstrate creativity in seeking out new ways to improve current processes
  • handle multiple tasks simultaneously in an organized manner with frequent interruptions 
  • learn quickly when facing new challenges

….then you are an ideal candidate for this position.


For additional information on the duties and responsibilities of the position, refer to the job descriptions located on the City’s Career Page at www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs or by clicking here Deputy City Clerk.  

Currently, there is one full-time position available. This recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies.  
This position requires the ability to work at weekly evening meetings. The Deputy City Clerk position is designated as "confidential" in the City's Employer-Employee Relations Resolution. 

Position Qualifications

A combination of education, training, and/or experience equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade and four years of increasingly responsible professional secretarial or administrative experience in either municipal operations or comparable agency performing related duties.

City Clerk's Office experience and/or training is desirable.

Possession of a Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation is desirable. 

License:  Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license may be required.

Salary and Benefits

The City offers a compensation package that includes both a generous salary and excellent benefits! 

SALARY: $68,824.08 - $83,639.50 Annually DOQ (effective 7/6/24)

BENEFITSRefer to the benefits tab on the job posting for specific information on City benefits. 

How to Apply

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete an online City Job Application and supplemental questionnaire by the filing deadline, Monday, July 1, 2024, at 5:30 pm.

If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at recruitment@cityofventura.ca.gov.  

Go to www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs and Apply!  EEO/ADA

salary plus 6 Medical options, CalPers Retirement, Dental, Vision, FSA, 457