City clerks, also known as municipal clerks, are employed by the city council to act as the keeper and protector of municipal, legal and public records. Applicants must be highly organized and be able to handle multiple tasks under pressure. Avoid candidates who seem disorganized.
Tests of analytical skills and knowledge of computer systems.
Shows organizational and time-management skills.
Reveals work style and knowledge of applicable laws.
Demonstrates emotional intelligence and ability to handle the pressure.
Shows communication and diplomacy skills.