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The City of Thorne Bay accepts applications for Project Employees all year.  Project Employees are employees that are hired on a temporary, non-permanent basis, and work on specific grant or special projects.


City Clerk/Treasurer


Salary: $60 – $80,000 per year

City Clerk/Treasurer works under direction of the Thorne Bay Mayor and City Council, and closely with the City Administrator. The City Clerk/Treasurer will plan, schedule, and perform a wide variety of specialized, confidential, complex, professional and programmatic work for the City Council. In addition to Clerk and Treasurer duties, the Clerk will manage the City’s Website, act as a 911 dispatcher, Passport Acceptance Agent and a Notary Public. The clerk must be able to work evenings and nights on occasion to fulfill duties and responsibilities of position.

General Qualifications: Note: use same as on JD document.  Don’t want to vary here….

  • High School graduate or G.E.D. required.
  • Associates degree with administrative, municipal clerk, or legal assistant training preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant, Executive Assistant, Legal Assistant, Deputy City Clerk or City Clerk.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Alaska Driver’s License.
  • Become a Passport Acceptance Agent
  • Obtain Notary Commission within 6-months

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Refer to the City Clerk/Treasurer Job Description for a complete detailed list of duties and responsibilities.

Applicants will be required to:

  • Fill out a City of Thorne Bay Application
  • Submit a Cover Letter that addresses how the applicant meets the required qualifications.
  • Submit a Resume that demonstrates how the applicant meets the experience and educational requirements of the position.
  • Participate in an interview with City Officials.
  • Pass an Alaska Municipal League Government background and criminal history check and other credentials as may be required to become a Passport Acceptance Agent.
  • Provide at least 4 Job and Personal references that can be verified.

Complete job description, qualifications/requirements, and job application are available at Thorne Bay City Hall, 120 Freeman Drive, Thorne Bay, AK 99919, or online at Please submit completed applications to, or drop off at City Hall. Position is open until filled.

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