Town of St. Michaels Accepting Applications for General Services Clerk

The Town of St. Michaels, population 1,040, is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Known as “the town that fooled the British”, St. Michaels boasts a combination of popular marinas, inns, bed & breakfasts, shops, and restaurants that make it a favorite destination for visitors. Frequently featured in travel publications and a popular destination, St. Michaels is steeped in history and maritime culture.

The Town of St. Michaels is recruiting for a full-time General Services Clerk for this highly responsible position.  The General Services Clerk, under the direct supervision of the Town Planner, assists the Town Planner with the Town Comprehensive Plan, Town codes, development reviews, and with service to the Town boards and commissions.  The primary purpose of this role is to provide administrative support to the Town Planner, maintain and administer the Town’s auto/property/casualty insurance coverages, and oversee the Town’s records retention policy.  Job duties include but are not limited to the following:   

  • Assists with the implementation and required updates to the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.
  • Assists with liaison duties for the Town’s boards and commissions.
  • Assists with site plan and subdivision reviews.
  • Assists with special exceptions and variances from the Zoning Ordinance.
  • Assists with document retention in conjunction with the Town Clerk.
  • Assists with walk-in customers, and general telephone calls and emails.
  • Maintains property/casualty/and liability insurances.
  • Processes claims related to the Town’s property, casualty, and liability insurances.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.
  • Attendance at various board and commission meetings.

The General Services Clerk must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, must be able to utilize standard office equipment and applications including email, phone, copier, Microsoft office software, and document management.  The Clerk should have a minimum of two (2) years of office experience and administrative experience that would enable them to effectively perform the job.  A high school degree or equivalent is required. The successful candidate will be tactful, diplomatic, and customer service oriented. 

The Town of St. Michaels offers a generous salary and benefit package including health care, paid vacation, paid sick leave, a pension plan through Maryland State Retirement System, and encourages training and development. Competitive salary dependent upon qualifications. 

Please send a resume and cover letter to the address below by end of the business day Friday April 7, 2023. 

St. Michaels Town Hall
Attn: Rob Straebel, Town Administrator
P.O. Box 206
St. Michaels, MD 21663