Government & Public Administration


    Municipal Clerk is one of the career choices for this career focus.
    Municipal Clerks manage and maintain all official records for towns and cities. They also carry out many other administrative tasks.Earnings

    • Earnings Range: $40,000 – 80,000

    Level of Education

    • High School
    • 2-Year College or Technical Training
    • 4-Year College or University

    Core Tasks

    • Manage the filing and organization of all municipal documents
    • Prepare agendas and materials for council meetings
    • Take minutes during meetings, certify council resolutions, and draft by-law changes
    • Provide information to the public and answer questions
    • Some oversee municipal elections

    Attributes & Abilities

    • Communication skills
    • Good with people
    • Organized
    • Detail-oriented
    • Interested in municipal affairs


    • Employed by the local governments of cities and towns
    • Work in offices in municipal buildings
    • Long hours in front of a computer can cause eye, wrist, and back strain
    • Usually work standard office hours, but evening work is sometimes required

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    High School Certification Options in Fort Worth ISD

    Counted Towards Performance Acknowledgement:
    Non offered at this time.

    Not Counted Towards Performance Acknowledgement:
    Non offered at this time.