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Assistant Clerk

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of GC
100 E Erie
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

State/County/Municipal Government
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
From $100,761 To $100,761
Per Year    
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description


Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Assistant Clerk
Recruitment #24-20001148-002

Date Opened: 4/19/2024 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 5/3/2024 11:59:00 PM
Qualification Date: May 3, 2024
Job Type: Original Entrance
Salary: Starting Annual Salary: $100,761.18/year

How to Apply: Go to to submit an application by May 3, 2024.

Duties: Under general supervision, assists the Clerk/Director of Finance with duties performed as Clerk of the Board of Commissioners (BOC). In this capacity, the Assistant Clerk assists in the management of the day-to-day operations of the Clerk’s office, assists with regulatory and compliance work and serves as Clerk during live BOC meetings in the absence of the Clerk/Director of Finance.

Job Requirements
Original Entrance - Examination

Minimum Requirements: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university and three years of experience providing administrative support for the formal meetings of a governing board or other political body and otherwise functioning as liaison of the organization to that board. Substitution: Additional administrative experience supporting the formal meetings of a governing board or other political body and otherwise functioning as liaison of the organization to that board may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Examination: The examination will consist of an oral test with a written exercise weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score to have their names placed on the eligible list.

The oral test will assess candidates' knowledge, skill and ability in areas such as regulatory requirements for public meetings including Illinois Open Meetings Act, Parliamentary Procedures and Robert’s Rules of Order; records management; planning and organization; automated systems such as Microsoft Office, Adobe, Legistar, NetTrax; project management; interpersonal effectiveness; oral and written communication.

Examination Process: All applicants will be advised by email if they have been admitted to the examination process. Applicants who do not receive a response to their application by Friday, May 17, 2024 should contact the Employee Selection Office at (312) 751-5100.

ORAL TEST: The oral test will be administered on Friday, May 31, 2024, Saturday, June 1, 2024 and any other dates that may be necessary to accommodate the number of candidates. Candidates will be informed by email of the date, time and place of the oral test.

Original Entrance - Appointments
Appointments will be made from an eligible list with three categories: A (Exceptionally Well Qualified), B (Well Qualified) and C (Qualified). Candidates in the highest category will be given first consideration for appointment. The eligible list has a duration of three years. Appointment is subject to successfully passing a physical examination, a drug test and a criminal history background investigation.
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of GC
Dustin Dessell
100 E Erie
Chicago IL 60611
United States

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