Job Opportunity: City of Yazoo City Hiring Full-Time Deputy City Clerk

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Job Opportunity: City of Yazoo City Hiring Full-Time Deputy City Clerk

Job Opportunity: City of Yazoo City Hiring Full-Time Deputy City Clerk

November 08, 2018

Duties:    The Deputy City Clerk assists the Clerk in providing clerical & administrative support to members of the Mayor and Board of Alderman and in carrying out operations and functions of the City Clerk’s office. These staff members perform extensive word processing, data entry & record maintenance; accounts receivable and accounts payable; help to handle website & document updates; respond to telephone and email requests from the public; assist City employees, as needed; and other duties as assigned. Maintain a computer accounting system to enter all city money transactions, receipts and disbursements, maintain records of assessments, taxes and certify special assessments, balance accounts receivables and payables. Correspond with other governmental agencies and internal management staff, employees and general public. Clerks assist in maintaining an awareness of constantly changing laws, rules, and regulations governing all aspects of city administrative and financial operations, including pay, employment, bonding, budgeting requirements and other changes that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen can be alerted to problems and the city’s operations carried out in a lawful manner


This is a full-time permanent position in the City Clerk Dept; the immediate supervisor for this position is the City Clerk. The Deputy Clerk is expected to develop effective methods & routines for accomplishing job responsibilities.


Education and Experience: Advanced academic education completion from an accredited institution in related areas to the position. Minimum three years’ experience in related work experience with progressive responsibilities. Must be computer literate and a proficient typist; must possess excellent communication skills. Extensive knowledge of the overall operations of the City of Yazoo including policies, procedures, and ordinances. Working knowledge of office management procedures, record management, filing systems, office correspondence. Any combination of experience & training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is required.


Pre-Employment Requirements: If accepted, a criminal background check and a pre- employment drug screening by a physician designated by the City of Yazoo City will be conducted.


How to apply:  Download application at and submit with resume to


**The City of Yazoo City is an equal opportunity employer**