The City of Bangor currently has a temporary position in the City Clerk’s office for an Administrative Clerk position. This position performs administrative functions in an office setting, including the processing of vital records and assisting with many aspects of the election and voter registration process. This temporary assignment is anticipated to last approximately three (3) months, but may be extended as needed. If you have an interest in local government, enjoy helping the citizens of your community, and possess great organizational skills, this may be the perfect position for you!

Duties of the position include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Answers telephone and greets office visitors, determines nature of call(s) and responds to inquiries and/or routes caller to appropriate person or department.

  • Assists office visitors by completing forms and issuing hunting, fishing and dog licenses; marriage, death and birth certificates; issues bus passes; registers new businesses; receives and provides receipts for money exchange; and researches records and files.

  • Processes new and renewal business license applications, including tracking department approvals and issuing approved licenses.

  • Assists with scanning and indexing various records including vital records, hospital liens, rabies certificates, etc.

  • Responsible for tracking rabies certificates received to ensure proper licensing, corresponding with unlicensed dog owners and following up with the Animal Control Officer.

  • Assists with many aspects of the administration of elections including processing voter registration applications, processing absentee ballot requests and absentee ballots received.

  • Drafts correspondence, memorandums, letters, forms, reports and related documents as needed.

  • Performs duties of other clerks and covers as Switchboard Operator as directed or required.

Ideal candidates should have a working knowledge of and ability to follow standard practices and procedures of City Clerk’s Office; practical knowledge of accepted bookkeeping principles and ability to maintain accurate and up to date records; ability to type with speed and accuracy and operate standard office equipment, including computer terminal, typewriter, copier, calculator, scanner, switchboard and telephone; ability to communicate effectively and professionally in writing (including email) and verbally; possess a working knowledge of various computer applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel, in addition to familiarity with the use of web-based databases.

The pay range for this position is $13.91 to $18.69 per hour and the work day will generally be 8:00 am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Some extended hours may be required as needed. This position will remain open until filled and a City application (found here: ) must be completed and submitted to the Human Resources Office, Bangor City Hall, 73 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME 04401 or via email at for consideration. Thank you for your interest in the City of Bangor!


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