Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

District Clerk/Assistant to the General Manager

Filing Deadline: December 04, 2022
Gary Phillips

Bob Murray & Associates
1544 Eureka Road, Suite 280 • Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 784-9080 • Fax (916) 784-1985

Detailed Description : PDF

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (Midpen) is a regional greenbelt system in the Santa Cruz Mountain region which has preserved 65,000 acres of open space land and manages 26 extraordinary nature preserves, permanently protected for public enjoyment and recreation. Midpen is a growing organization with a focused mission that guides its work, and where every employee makes an impact. The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is seeking a dedicated professional who establishes positive working relationships with staff, the Board of Directors, and the community. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker who serves as an organizational asset through creative problem solving. The District Clerk/Assistant to the General Manager supports and works collaboratively with the General Manager, the Deputy District Clerk, staff, constituents, and stakeholders in all aspects of the District’s work. Possessing a customer service mindset is essential, and approaching conflicts with tact and diplomacy is a critical part of the role. The successful candidate will be politically astute and will have outstanding communication skills.

Qualified candidates possess the equivalent to completion of some college supplemented by specialized training and course work in office practices and municipal government specific to the City Clerk’s Department, and four (4) years of increasingly responsible administrative/management skills which include two (2) years of extensive public contact. Candidates must also have possession of, or ability to obtain, certification as a Notary Public and certification from the International Institute of Municipal Clerk’s as a Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) within two (2) years of appointment and/or Master Municipal Clerk.

The annual salary range for the District Clerk/Assistant to the General Manager is $124,307 - $155,253; placement within this range is dependent on qualifications and experience.