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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Job Announcement/Vacancy Announcement: City Clerk

The City of Aurora is taking applications for the position of City Clerk.

The City Clerk’s position is a component of the Administrative Office of the City of Aurora. The Clerk provides public affairs assistance to the City Council and administrative assistance to the City Council and City Manager. The City Clerk’s Office is charged with management of the official records of the City, including recording, attesting to, filing, and retrieving documents pertaining to City Council actions and other administrative decisions. The Clerk interacts daily with the citizens, organizations, governmental agencies, and employees of the City; provides public information for a variety of stakeholders; and performs functions of statutory powers and duties of municipal office.  The City Clerk position leads coordination of all Human Resources activities within the City of Aurora and directs recruiting efforts, benefits coordination and other vital HR functions for the City.

The City Clerk’s Office provides a variety of services to the City and the Community, including management of all City records, including Aurora Code of Ordinances, City of Aurora liquor licenses, the city‐wide bid program, business licenses, assistance with Boards and Commissions, directs municipal elections, and coordinates Council public affairs, events and meetings.  The City Clerk works as a vital member of the City Manager’s management team.

This position requires an organized, attentive, and detailed oriented individual that is comfortable working in a dynamic and challenging office environment that is highly accountable to the public that we serve. The City of Aurora strives to promote a positive, encouraging and supportive work environment for our employees in order to provide the best possible services to our community.

The City of Aurora offers a competitive salary, great benefits, and an employee retirement program.

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, please submit:

1. A completed City of Aurora Employment Application
2. A detailed cover letter highlighting your knowledge, skills and abilities
3. A resume' that details job history, education, job specific training, or other pertinent information that illustrates your capacity to meet the job requirements of this position

Please submit these items to the Aurora City Manager’s office at:

City of Aurora
Attn: City Manager, Jon Holmes
P.O. Box 30
Aurora, MO 65605

Or submit application materials electronically to:

First review of applications will begin on January 27, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

City of Aurora Applications may be obtained at:

A complete job description of the City Clerk position may be found at:

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