Job Posting - City Clerk - Fort Wright

The City of Fort Wright, KY, is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated and experienced individual for the position of full-time City Clerk. The position reports directly to the City Administrator and is responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of the Administration Department and rendering high quality service to our residents.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, as well as strong organizational skills, leadership skills and excellent customer service abilities. He or she must also possess excellent writing skills and be proficient in various technology to create word processing documents, databases and spreadsheets, perform website maintenance, operate and maintain various office equipment, and be able to bend, lift and move items in excess of 25 pounds. This individual will also be responsible for duties including, but not limited to attending and preparing minutes for all meetings of the City Council and Board of Adjustments; Codification of Ordinances; Records Retention; interpreting City Ordinances and State Statutes; serve as the City Tax/Revenue Collector; filing; payroll processing; processing passport applications; assist incoming citizens/answer incoming telephone calls; cash management; secretarial/clerical support to the CAO and City Dept Heads, which may include grant writing, reporting, and facilitation.

The successful candidate should possess an Associate’s degree (Bachelor Degree, preferred) from an Accredited University in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Political Science, Public Administration or another closely related field, supplemented by previous comparative work experience, or any combination of training and experience that provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities; A valid Driver’s License; Must be able to obtain a CMC Certificate, Notary Public, Passport Acceptance Agent Certification, and be bondable. Must be knowledgeable in use of modern technology and software, including all Office 365 products. Must have excellent customer service skills.

Starting Salary (DOQ) is $45,035.76, plus excellent benefit package provided, which currently includes the following:

  • Employer provided Medical w HSA, Dental, and Vision Package or Health Insurance Waiver Incentive
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • On-site Fitness Facility
  • Longevity Pay
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
  • Social Security Tax Exempt and KY CERS Non-Hazardous Duty Retirement

Applications are available online at and should be submitted along with your resume to COFW Administration Dept, Attn: CAO Bailey, 409 Kyles Lane, Fort Wright, KY 41011. Application deadline is no later than 5:00 PM, Friday, November 15th, 2019.

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Northern Kentucky Area Development District

22 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042
P: 859.283.1885
F: 859.283.8178
TDD: 711
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