The Village of Somers seeks a candidate to fill the position of Clerk/Treasurer.

The Village of Somers seeks a candidate to fill the position of Village/Town Clerk-Treasurer. This is a full-time, non-represented position appointed by the Village and Town Board and reporting to the Village/Town Administrator. The Clerk/Treasures is required to attend meetings of the Village/Town Board, Board of Review, and other meetings as assigned.  The person in this position is responsible for the maintenance of the official Village/Town records, proceedings and other official records required by statute or Village/Town Board requests.

The Clerk/Treasurer position requires continuing education to stay current with the changes in state statutes, regulations, and administrative code affecting the Village/Town. The Clerk/Treasurer assists the management of the Village/Town finances by helping with the preparation of the annual Village/Town and Utilities budgets.

Salary to commensurate with experience. The Village/Town of Somers offers an excellent benefit package including Wisconsin Retirement System, health & dental insurance.

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain files on all Village/Town records, ordinances, resolutions, and fiscal information.
  • Attends meetings, takes minutes, and maintains files for the Village/Town Board, Village/Town Board of Review, and such other official boards and commissions as may be directed.
  • Prepares and oversees proper posting of and distribution of agendas for meetings.
  • Issues all licenses required by ordinance or statute.
  • Coordinates, supervises, and conducts elections. Submits election records to State Election Commission and ensures that all voting machines and other equipment is in working order.
  • Prepares and files reports with the Department of Revenue such as Statement of Assessment, Statement of Taxes, Levy Limit Worksheet, and Tax Increment Worksheet.
  • Assists Administrator with the preparation and compilation of the annual Village/Town Budget.
  • Is responsible for the collection of taxes for the Village/Town including preparing the mill rate, daily balance reports, and settlements with other taxing jurisdictions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or related field desired with 1-3 years of municipal accounting and clerk experience.
  • Certified Clerk or Treasurer desired.
  • Complete election training as described in Section 7.15(1m) of the Wisconsin State Statutes to conduct elections prior to the first scheduled election from appointment.
  • Notary Public certification within 6 months.
  • Must be bondable according to state statutes and maintain bondable status.

Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with some evening work required.

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Please fill out this job application and send it, a resume with references to: Village of Somers, Attn: Assistant to the Administrator Kevin Poirier, PO Box 197, Somers, WI 53171 or email [email protected] no later than 4 p.m. on March 15, 2024.