Deputy Clerk/Treasurer Position Announcement

Deputy Clerk/Treasurer Position Announcement




The Town of Buchanan (Outagamie County, population 6,969) seeks a Town Deputy Clerk/Treasurer. This position will also serve as a backup for the Clerk/Treasurer as needed. Day-to-day supervision is provided by the Clerk/Treasurer, but also occasionally takes direction from the Town Administrator and/or Town Board.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; greeting visitors, answering the phone, election assistance, assisting in tax collection, maintaining Town records, managing Town newsletters, licensing, assisting with the permit process, special projects, title inquires, ordering office supplies, assistance with payroll, and other accounting functions.

The ideal candidate must have an Associate’s Degree in accounting, business management, public administration or a related field. Also acceptable is a minimum of three years of experience working in a municipal office, related work in a public sector environment or equivalent combination of education and experience. Individuals must have customer service experience, excellent communication and organizational skills, and be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, friendly, flexible with schedule, able to manage confidential data, able to multi-task, work independently and must be self-motivated. Candidate must be bondable and either possess or has the ability to obtain the following: Notary Public and WisVote Election Training (within 6 months), and Wisconsin Municipal Clerks Association Certification (within 5 years of hire).

 Position maintains either rotating office hours of:

 7:00 am – 2:00 pm Monday through Thursday and 7:00 am – 11:00 am Friday or 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Friday.

Or a set schedule of:

9:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Friday.

Occasional nights and weekend work may be necessary to accommodate meetings, elections, and tax collection schedules.

Starting Salary: $16/hr to $17/hr, depending on qualifications.

Salary Range: $15.59/hr to $18.31/hr. Competitive benefit package is available.

Candidate must be able to pass background check and drug screening.

A pre-employment application, cover letter AND resume must be completed and submitted. An initial review of applications will begin when received. Qualified candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.

 Submit information to Clerk/Treasurer, Town of Buchanan, N178 County Rd N, Appleton, WI 54915.

 Submittals can also be e-mailed to Position will be open until we select the most qualified candidate. Position has a one (1) year probationary period.

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