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Human Resources - Job Openings

Mayoral Executive Assistant

Reporting directly to the Mayor, this position is responsible for providing high level administrative support, including professional composition of correspondence, articles, press releases and other miscellaneous documents. This person acts as the receptionist for City Hall, and must be able to greet and direct all visitors in a positive, helpful, professional manner. This position also backs up the Paralegal/Deputy City Clerk in cases of absence. Excellent computer skills are required with proficiency in MS Office Suite - Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The successful candidate will show initiative, be able to anticipate the needs of the Mayor, possess excellent organizational skills and be detail oriented. A high level of commitment, professionalism and the ability to handle confidential matters will be required and expected at all times. Must be a quick learner, self-motivated, and a team player. Starting salary for this position is $16.69 per hour.

Paralegal/Deputy City Clerk

Reporting to Corporation Counsel, this position is responsible for providing miscellaneous administrative support, including legal research, preparation of various legal documents, to include motions, subpoenas, liens, and ordinances/resolutions. Previous experience working as a Paralegal or Attorney assistant is strongly preferred. This person also acts as the Deputy City Clerk, preparing board packets, preparing agendas and meeting minutes, attending occasional evening meetings, responding to FOIA requests, assisting with licensing and permits, and other miscellaneous duties. This position also backs up the Mayoral Executive Assistant in cases of absence. Ability to handle confidential matters and proficiency in MS Office Suite - Outlook, Word, and Excel are required. Must be a quick learner, self-motivated, and a team player. Starting salary for this position is $15.14 per hour.

Application deadline for both positions is August 7, 2015 . Please email cover letter and resume to:

dmilliman@cityoffreeport.org

The City of Freeport is an equal opportunity employer. 

Applications available on home page under Quick Links - Forms

Please address resumes to:
Human Resources Manager
City of Freeport
524 W Stephenson St., Suite 322 C
Freeport, IL 61032
Fax: 815-599-5872
Email: dmilliman

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Freeport City Hall
524 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-8200 or 815-235-8203