Job Details

City Clerk
City of Johns Creek, GA
Job Description

The City of Johns Creek is ideally situated in north Fulton County, Georgia. The City is a northeastern suburb of Atlanta and home to over 85,000 residents who enjoy convenient access to world-class amenities. North Fulton County is an employment center and has experienced tremendous growth in jobs, housing, retail, and restaurants. The area enjoys easy access to rivers, lakes, and mountains and downtown Atlanta is just 27 miles to the southwest. Established in 2006, Johns Creek is a relatively new city and is currently the 10th largest city in the state. This dynamic, thriving community has been widely recognized for its nationally ranked schools, premier municipal services, safe neighborhoods, and cultural diversity. The City has received numerous awards and accolades for its livability, including being ranked as #2 Safest City in Georgia by Safe Wise (2020) and #2 Best Place to Raise a Family by (2020).
The City of Johns Creek operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The City Council consists of the Mayor and six Council members who are elected at-large and serve four- year terms. Elections are staggered every two years. The City is seeking a new City Clerk to become part of the Johns Creek Team. The City Clerk is responsible for providing management and support to the Mayor and Council in a fast paced and growing city government. The City of Johns Creek seeks a dedicated City Clerk who is ready to embrace the challenges and opportunities of the position in a diverse and growing community. The new City Clerk must possess superior management skills particularly in the areas of electronic agenda coordination, compiling of information/data for review by the Mayor and Council and oversee the open records request process for the city. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to serving the citizens of Johns Creek. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to develop relationships and oversee the agenda setting process. Additionally, the candidate should be a professional who is a dedicated team player and can quickly gain the confidence of the Mayor and Council. The candidate must have the ability to embrace change especially as it relates to new technology and must demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and have the exceptional ability to speak, read, and write. Strong knowledge of Robert’s Rules of Order; ability to interface and collaborate with Elected Officials and Citizens; experienced in transcribing minutes; high attention to detail and ability to review work.

Candidate Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Management, Project Management or a closely related field required; with a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a related field; or equivalent training, education, and/or experience required to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Experience with automated meeting software such as Granicus/Peak is expected.
• State or National Certification as a local government Clerk is highly desired.

To find out more details about the position expectations, please visit our website for the full recruitment brochure at
Expected starting salary range for this position is $80,000 - $90,000 (depending on qualifications of the selected candidate), with a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, 457 plan, and paid time off. Interested candidates must submit by email a cover letter, resume, at least five job related references and salary history no later than February 5, 2021 to: Lisa Ward, Senior Vice President, The Mercer Group, Inc., at Any questions please call 706-983-9326. Interviews are expected to be conducted the middle of March.

W. Alan Reddish, Senior Vice President
107 Indigo Lane, Athens, Ga. 30606
Cell: 706-614-4961

Job Details
$80,000 - $90,000, DOE, DOQ
Job Function:
Other Entry to Mid-Level
Position Type:
Full Time
City of Johns Creek
10700 Abbotts Bridge RD Ste 190
Johns Creek, GA 30097-8460
United States
Population: 79,192
Form of Government: Council-Manager

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