Principal Clerk

Township of Montclair   Montclair, NJ   Full-time     Education
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Posted on November 9, 2020


Job Title: Principal Clerk (Temporary Assignment)


The Office of the Township Clerk of the Township of Montclair is seeking a self-motivated Principal Clerk to provide clerical and administrative support to ensure the efficient operation of the office. Work is performed under general direction from the Township Clerk or her designee, who reviews performance for adherence to office policies and procedures. 


Responds to inquiries of the general public in a positive and professional manner Receives applications, documents, forms and fees; screens, sorts and assembles this information for further processing. Receives and reviews various permit and license applications for completeness and accuracy. Reviews and checks assigned reports and other documents for corrections and completeness; refers problems to supervisor for resolution. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with municipal staff members, vendors, and others encountered in the course of work. Performs related duties as required.


High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of three (3) years of general clerical experience. Work experience in a local government office highly preferred. Must possess strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Successful candidate will be an excellent team player and must be extremely organized and detail oriented.

Hourly Rate: $20.69

Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Not to exceed 35 hours per week.

Closing Date: Friday, November 20, 2020