September 11, 2020

The City of Pocatello has new job opportunities available.  The latest job postings are for the City Clerk and a Finance Clerk.

According to the City website,

“The City Clerk carries out the duties and responsibilities of City Clerk functions as mandated by state law, including providing administrative support to the Mayor and City Council, attending and recording City Council meetings, maintaining official City records and conducting City elections.  The City Clerk manages City elections and coordinates and documents City Council activities, including preparing agendas, recording meetings and maintaining files.  The position has sole responsibility for the City’s Records Management function, including implementation and maintenance of an automated records management system.”

“The Payroll Clerk administers and performs the City payroll processing functions as directed and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and professional standards.

As Payroll Clerk, the job processes new City employees and changes to existing employees within the system, makes changes in deductions and withholding requested by employees, and ensures that federal and state taxes, retirement contributions and insurance premiums are paid, and ensures all bi-weekly payroll processing-related deadlines are met.

The Payroll Clerk requires a minimum of two years post-high school training in business administration, payroll accounting, or a related field. Knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards is preferred.

The job requires attention to detail, the demonstrated ability to conduct detailed financial transactions and prepare periodic financial reports, an attitude of cooperation, and the ability to work harmoniously with all levels of City employees, the general public and other organizations. This job reports to the Deputy Chief Financial Officer.”

To learn more about these and other positions with the City of Pocatello, visit:


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.