Clerk – Treasurer Job Opening

The Village of West Baraboo is accepting applications for a full-time position of Assistant Village Clerk Treasurer. This is a year-long position to transition to the Clerk-Treasurer position upon the retirement of the current Clerk-Treasurer. It will encompass training to learn the Clerk-Treasurer duties and the Village’s personnel and operations. It is anticipated that upon successful performance and training, the Assistant Clerk-Treasurer will be appointed as the Village Clerk-Treasurer effective January 1, 2018.

The successful applicant will be required to learn and be responsible for the duties of the Village Clerk-Treasurer under Wis. Stat. 61.25 and 61.26. the position oversees the following:

Management and administration of the Village finance operations including significant involvement in development of the municipal budget and regular reporting to elected and appointed officials on the status of municipal revenues and expenditures; collection, disbursement, investment and accounting for all Village revenue and expenses; managment and administration of all insurances and employment payroll and benefit programs; issuance of municipal licenses and oaths; maintenance of all public and personnel records including ordinances, resolutions, minutes, certifications, and personnel files; oversight of municipal election processes; coordination with elected and appointed officials on development and posting of information necessary for and legal notice for public meetings; supervision of Village clerical employees; and effective coordination with Village employess, the public, Village consultants, and elected officials.

The preferred candidate must have a high school diploma of equivalent and an Associate’s Degree in a filed related to Clerk-Treasurer duties. A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred. The candidate must have the ability to become a certified Wisconsin Clerk and a certified Wisconsin Treasurer by completing the three-year courses for these designations. Education and experience or a combination of both which provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities to the above may be acceptable.

The Village of West Baraboo provides a comprehensive benefit package including paid vacation, sick leave and holidays; health and life insurance coverage; and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System. The salary will be based on experience and qualifications, with an anticipated salary between $38,000 – $40,000 and an increase to the Clerk/Treasurer Salary after one year upon successful appointment to the Clerk/Treasurer position.

A job application and job description may be obtained below or at the West Baraboo Village Hall, 500 Cedar St., West Baraboo, WI 53913


A completed job application should be mailed to: Village President, Village of West Baraboo, 500 Cedar St., West Baraboo, WI 53913 or delivered to Village Hall.


Applications are due by February 1, 2017 by 4:30 p.m. Incomplete or untimely applications will not be considered.