A Municipal Clerk works for a town or city council and helps with the running of a town.
• Goes to town council meetings.
• Writes down everything that is said during the meetings.
• Keeps town records organized.
• Works with members of the public who need copies of records.
Where and When:
• Works regular hours, but needs to go to meetings that might be held in the evening.
• Works in a town hall or city building in an office.
• Spends much time working on a computer.
What or Who They Work With:
• Files and file drawers
• Uses the telephone a lot
• They work with all members of the community
Education and Training:
• High school diplomas or GED
• Must have excellent communication and organization skills
- Office clerk
- Executive secretary
- Insurance claims clerk
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