Clerk of the Board

Plumas County   Quincy, CA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on August 31, 2023
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Clerk of the Board

Annual Salary $54,995 + Benefits


Under general direction, plans, schedules, assigns, supervises, reviews, and participates in the work of staff performing administrative and legally required duties for the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors; reviews agenda items for adherence to California codes and Plumas County policy; records and preserves the actions of Board of Supervisors; prepares, edits, and supervises distribution of Board agendas, minutes, and public hearing notices; designs, implements, and supervises the records maintenance.


The Clerk of the Board performs numerous duties in support of the Board of Supervisor, County Administrative Officer, and the public. This position is appointed by the Board of Supervisors and provides assistance in a variety of administrative, coordinative, analytical, and liaison capacities and performs duties consistent with the provisions of the California Government Code and County ordinances. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy, municipal functions and activities, including the role of an elected Board. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities of the Board with those of other departments and outside agencies, and managing and overseeing the complex and varied functions of the assignment. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing operational goals and objectives. 

The position serves as the clearinghouse for all matters requiring the review or executive action of the governing authorities of Plumas County. Under the direction of CAO, the Clerk provides processing and dissemination of all board directives, policies and laws of the County's legislative branch, and provides members of the public with agendas, notices of public hearings, access to public records and the opportunity to attend the open meetings of the Board of Supervisors and other special County meetings. This position shall be in the Confidential Unit. 


Equivalent to graduation from high school, supplemented by college-level coursework in business or public administration, general management, or government, and two (2) years of experience providing administrative and clerical support to a public board, council, or commission, preparing public meeting agendas and ensuring compliance with the Ralph M. Brown Act (MMBA).


Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration or administrative support technology, as well as a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in increasingly responsible administrative support work is highly desirable. Prefer administrative work experience in local government ensuring compliance with the Ralph M. Brown Act (MMBA).


A Certified Clerks of the Board (CCB) active status as a member of the California Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Association (CCBSA).


Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate degree in Public or Business Administration, Paralegal, or a related field. In addition, two (2) years of administrative/secretarial support experience assisting with County administration, governing boards, or legal procedures. Prefer administrative work experience in local government ensuring compliance with the Ralph M. Brown Act (MMBA).

Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid California Driver's License issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles and an insurance certificate proving adequate vehicle insurance. The valid California Driver’s License must be maintained throughout employment.

Miscellaneous Information

All County of Plumas employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through State law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with Plumas County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Work related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.