The Village of Somers is seeking a candidate for the position of Clerk I.

The primary responsibilities of this position are, but not limited to:

  • Answer phone calls, supply information to callers, and/or directs phone calls to appropriate department.
  • Greets visitors; answer questions and complaints in a tactful, helpful manner.
  • Record incoming complaints and comments.
  • Makes appointments and reservations as required.
  • Assist the Village/Town Clerk/Treasurer with the maintenance of the Wisconsin election management and voter registration system including processing voter information, fulfilling absentee ballot requests, and other election related duties.
  • Serves as back-up for the Utility Clerk.
  • Write and edit documents.
  • Assists the Village/Town Clerk/Treasurer with the processing of various licenses and permits including, but not limited to, alcohol beverages, cigarette, direct sellers, dogs, cabaret, amusement, and burn permits.
  • Handles annual licensing, monthly billings, and maintenance of the database for mobile homes and mobile home parks.
  • Purchases and maintains inventory of office supplies.
  • Receive payments in cash receipting system, pet license system, and property tax systems.
  • Balances daily cash transactions.
  • Format and update license applications.
  • Pick up, sort and distribute mail.
  • Assists the Village/Town Clerk/Treasurer with the maintenance of both physical and electronic files for all Village/Town records.
  • Contributes to a cooperative working effort by demonstrating a willingness to perform other job-related work as needed or requested.
  • Assist the Village/Town Administrator and Village/Town Clerk/Treasurer with the preparation and distribution of agenda packets.
  • Complete assignments as directed by the Village/Town Administrator and Village/Town Clerk/Treasurer.

Applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. An Associate Degree in Administrative Assistant, or related field is desired. They need a Public Notary certification, complete the WisVote Certification, both within six months. Two years of relevant work experience, including cash handling is required, and a valid driver’s license.

Salary to commensurate with experience. The Village/Town of Somers offers excellent benefit package including Wisconsin Retirement System, health & dental insurance. This is a full-time, non-represented, salaried and exempt position.

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with some evening and weekend work required.

A full description of the position is available here.

Applications need to be submitted their resume with references to: Village of Somers, Attn: Mary Ann Cole, Village/Town Clerk-Treasurer, PO Box 197, Somers, WI 53171 or email [email protected] no later than 4:00 PM on November 11, 2021.