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For duties as Deputy Clerk/Treasurer this position reports to the Clerk/Treasurer and City Manager.  Office hours are

Monday Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in addition to occasional evening meetings


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Receive telephone and walk-in information requests from the public and handle any counter business, such as issuing dog licenses, garage sale permits, peddler/solicitor permits and park use permits
  • Provide secretarial and clerical assistance to the Clerk/Treasurer and City Manager
  • Provides front desk service and assistance, receipting payments, balancing cash drawer and troubleshooting imbalances
  • Assists in voter registration, as well as the organization and conduct of Elections
  • Assist with tax billing, collection and settlement
  • Maintains Cemetery records including lot sales, burial permits, and contact with funeral homes
  • Assist the City Clerk/Treasurer with FOIA requests
  • Occasionally assist with issuing permits for the Building Department
  • Other duties as assigned.

                                                                       Special Requirements & Skills


         Previous experience in Clerk/Treasurers office is preferred

         Knowledge of the City of South Lyon, the operations and procedures of municipal government and the functions of various departments.

         Able to operate and troubleshoot basic office equipment and programs such as excel, Microsoft word, power point, and others. 

         Ability to perform all duties, meet and deal with the public, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, ability to handle difficult situations. 

         Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions prioritize demands and work independently.

         Ability to critically assess situations, problem-solve and work effectively under stress, within deadlines and changes in work priorities.

           Please submit letters of interest and resume to City Clerk/Treasurer  Lisa Deaton ldeaton@southlyonmi.org

           Resumes will be accepted through Friday, May 8, 2015

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