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The City of Palm Desert is a thriving, fiscally sound community with a variety of first-class amenities normally found in much larger cities. Home to approximately 53,567 residents, Palm Desert is a City committed to providing a high quality of life to residents and visitors. The City offers everything from high end shopping and golf to family friendly parks and attractions such as the Living Desert and Palm Desert Aquatic Center. Palm Desert is not only a great place to live and visit; it is also an ideal place to work. Whether you are searching for a rewarding career, an excellent quality of life, or nearly 350 days of sunshine, you can find it in the vibrant City of Palm Desert. 

The City Clerk position is an outstanding opportunity for a dedicated and talented professional. The City of Palm Desert is seeking an honest, ethical, and technically savvy team builder who is both flexible and cooperative. The ideal candidate will promote a culture of transparency and work collaboratively and enthusiastically in an executive team environment. The ideal candidate will be a quick decision maker, participative, supportive of shared goals, and will promote ongoing communication between the City Clerk’s office and other City departments. 

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field and eight (8) years of increasingly responsible experience in a City Clerk’s office, including three (3) years of supervisory or management experience. 

The hiring range for the City Clerk is $125,000-$135,000; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications. 

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at Please contact Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions.

Closing Deadline: May 2, 2021

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