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  • City of Lake Shore

City Clerk Job Opening



The City of Lake Shore has an opening for the position of City Clerk. The City Clerk performs specialized and technical work to perform all the routine tasks associated with accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll. This position is responsible for all statutory clerk-treasurer duties and works closely with the City Administrator. This position is Full-time and includes benefits.

Essential Functions:

Directing and conducting the daily operations of the city, as directed by the administrator.

Discharge the duties of Clerk as set forth in Minnesota Statute 412,151 and Treasurer setforth in 412.141.

Works in cooperation with the City Administrator on the general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, elections and general record keeping. Prepares agendas, compiles packet materials and document follow-up. Keeps records of all Council proceedings, including preparing minutes of Council meetings and maintaining city ordinances. Attends all City Council meetings.

Coordinates and conducts all city elections, prepares the election judge roster, and advises judges as to duties. Maintain election supplies and records.

Posts and publishes such notices, ordinances, and resolutions as may be required. Issues city licenses and permits including liquor licenses.

Prepares quarterly and year-end financial reports. Assists the city administrator with the city budget. Prepare all year end documentation for the annual audit.

Performs all duties required by ordinances or resolutions adopted by the Council or other appropriate duties as may be imposed by the council.


Minimum Qualifications:

Two years of general ledger accounting or bookkeeping experience. A two-year or four-year degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field may be substituted for two years of experience.

Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Strong written and verbal skills.

Minnesota Municipal Clerk Certification or the ability to obtain certificate in 3-4 years.

Desired Qualifications:

Degree in accounting and two years experience, preferably in a government setting. Previous experience as City Clerk or municipal administration position.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and an official City of Lake Shore application by noon January 23, 2024. A review of applications will begin immediately. For a complete job description and application please contact Teri Hastings, Lake Shore City Hall at 218-963-2148 ext. 2 or

City of Lake Shore is an equal opportunity employer.


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