Job Opportunity | Community Development Department Clerk | City of Pacific, Missouri

City of Pacific, Missouri
Position Posting
Community Development Department Clerk

The City of Pacific, Missouri is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Community Development
Clerk. This full-time position is responsible for performing certain administrative and clerical tasks for
the Community Development Department, including processing building permit and occupancy permit
applications; processing Planning and Zoning and Board of Adjustment applications, and providing
administrative assistance to the Property Maintenance, Code Enforcement and Animal Control functions
of the department. The position will also be responsible for assisting with other activities of the City’s
Administration Department, and performing other duties as assigned. This position reports to the
Community Development Director and works in coordination with other City Hall administrative staff.


The ideal candidate will have a background in municipal government or related field such as public
works, public safety, criminal justice or law enforcement administration, construction office
management, or law, banking, insurance, or similar professional office administration and clerical work.
The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communications skills, excellent customer
service skills, and be able to work well with the general public as well as supervisors and fellow
employees. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of office software such as Microsoft
Outlook, Word, and Excel, as well as knowledge of specialized office software systems.


Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent. A Bachelor’s Degree from an
accredited four-year institution is preferred. The starting pay range for this position is $15 to $17 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications. The City of Pacific offers an excellent benefits
package, including health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation and other leave benefits, and the
Missouri LAGERS defined benefit pension plan. The successful candidate must pass a criminal
background check, drug test and other pre-employment screenings as may be required, prior to
employment with the City of Pacific.


A copy of the complete job description and required employment application is available on the City
website, www.pacificmissouri.com. Prospective applicants should send a completed employment
application, including resume and cover letter, to the City of Pacific, 300 Hoven Drive, Pacific, MO 63069,
attn. Steve Roth, City Administrator. Applications may be sent by email to [email protected].


This position is open until filled. The City of Pacific is an Equal Opportunity Employer.