Town Deputy Clerk Position Opening

Pequaywan Township is seeking applicants for the position of deputy clerk. Interested applicants should send their resume with information relevant to the required qualifications for the position to or by postal mail to:

Lita Wallace, Town Clerk
3081 Little Cloquet River Road
Duluth MN 55803

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Pay: $20/hour clerk duties; $50/town meeting or other approved meetings; $20/hour head election judge or $15/hour election judge; $15/hour training

Average hours per month: as needed in the absence of the clerk; may attend monthly town meetings or other approved meetings with pay

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to take meeting minutes
  • Computer skills including email, word processing, internet, data entry
  • Ability to respond to inquiries and to communicate both orally and in writing with town officers, government officials, and public
  • Ability to maintain accurate and complete records and files
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations
  • Must have internet connection
  • Must reside in Duluth or surrounding areas

The deputy clerk shall only be required to perform some or all of the duties below in the absence of the clerk.

  • Responsible for agenda preparation, meeting minutes, emails, public notices, correspondence
  • Work with St. Louis County Auditor Election office on administering township, state and federal elections
  • Data entry of financial transactions to the State of Minnesota’s automated City and Town Accounting System (CTAS)
  • Coordination with town treasurer on financial recordkeeping and cross-checking of monthly deposits, claims and balances
  • Town website management (experience not required, training will be provided)
  • Have custody of the records of the town
  • Other duties as permitted by law