Job Title: City Secretary

Location: City of El Lago

411 Tallowood Drive

El Lago, TX 77586

Classification: Exempt (Full-time salaried position)

Salary: Commensurate with experience ($40 to $50K annually)

Education Requirements:

Associates or higher college education desired, but not mandatory for the right candidate

Current Texas Municipal Clerk Certification or ability to obtain the certification within the first 5 years of employment

Experience Requirements

Any previous municipal related experience will be considered a plus.

A minimum of 5-years experience required in the following:

Administrative work utilizing typical office suite software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Bookkeeping – using full double entry accounting software, (Quickbooks preferred) including receivables, payables, payroll, benefits and budgeting

A minimum of 2-years experience required in the following:

Managing a staff of 4 or more

Budgeting – creating and holding self and/or staff accountable to an annual budget

Working positively with the general public

Working under the direct supervision of the City Mayor, the right candidate would have excellent written and oral communication skills; be able to prioritize workload for self and staff; and be energetic and enthusiastic in carrying out the duties and responsibilities necessary to ensure that City Hall and other facilities run smoothly; residents are facilitated with their needs; and the Mayor, Council and other Boards and Commissions are provided with information/documentation required for their individual responsibilities. The City Secretary has direct oversight of and participation in the City’s finances; records management; ordinance codification; annual budget; meeting agenda/minutes preparation; website; and the operation of City Hall and other City facilities such as the pool, event room, park and gym. Therefore, good organization, decision making, and interpersonal skills are a must along with multitasking, servant leadership and accountability. This position does require light physical activity which includes a certain amount of light lifting (<30 lb) and brusque walking between facilities. Some evenings and weekends are required for meetings and city events.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Please submit your resume to

City Highlights