St. Landry Parish seeks a Part-Time Assistant Clerk to the Council

St. Landry Parish Council
Assistant Council Clerk

St. Landry Parish Council seeks a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to take on the position of part-time Assistant Clerk to the Council. This position is a temporary full-time position for at least 6 weeks while the Council Clerk is on leave beginning in July. After which the position will return to a probationary part-time position with a work week of 16-20 hours per week. The incumbent shall also be available when needed.

The incumbent is a key point of contact with councilmember, parish residents, parish government departments, and state offices. Therefore the incumbent should possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to priorities work with minimal supervision. The Assistant Clerk must have the skill set to maintain accurate records for the Parish Council, attend meetings as determined by the Council, prepare official proceedings of meetings by voice transcriptions, prepare and mail agendas for meetings, type correspondence and memos for members and perform all other duties assigned by the Council Clerk, Council Chair and Council Members.

Qualifications-Four College degree preferred or an Associate degree or Technical College degree in the field of business, public administration, Criminal Justice, Finance or related field with at least two years of experience in administrative work or, an equivalent combination, of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and ability. The incumbent must possess exceptional skills to work with Word Document, Excel and Outlook.

Additional required skills include; ability to work as team member and work independently with excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.

Closing date for applications is Sunday, May 29 2016. It is anticipated that interviews will be held commencing the following week, with an appointment made as soon as possible after.
Applications and Job Descriptions can be pick up at either the St. Landry Parish Council’s office located at 131 W. Bellevue Street or Parish Government’s Office located at 118 S. Court St. Suite 133. Applications and Job Descriptions must be completed and signed and turned in to the Clerk of the Council Laycie Alfred via email or the Council’s Office at the addressed listed above.