Licensing Clerk/Deputy City Clerk

Oakdale, Minnesota (current population: 28,315) is currently accepting applications to fill the position of Licensing Clerk/Deputy City Clerk.

 Major Responsibilities include:

  • Process, analyze, evaluate, prepare, and issues city licenses pertaining to Christmas tree sales, fireworks, liquor, massage therapy, pawnbroker, precious metals, second hand goods, peddlers/solicitors, special events, tobacco, used car sales, tree services, mobile food vendor and all city licensing
  • Prepares information/reports for City Administrator and City Council regarding licensing
  • Assists with city code edits/development relating to licensing
  • Creates/edits/maintains web pages and communications related to licensing
  • Deputy City Clerk – serves as backup to the City Clerk for all related duties
  • Serves as backup receptionist
  • Performs clerical duties for City Administrator and City Clerk and other administrative duties as assigned.

 Minimum Requirements Include:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Associates Degree in Business or Public Administration or related field preferred
  • City Clerk education and certification within two years of hire
  • Election certification from Washington County within one year of hire

Salary: $62,020.21 - $77,525.26 per year, plus excellent benefits package includes health and dental insurance, PERA pension, 12 paid holidays, and ample PTO package.   

Closing Date:   Open until filled; first review of applications on November 12, 2021

Interested candidates must submit a standard City of Oakdale employment application, cover letter and resume. The City of Oakdale application can be found at   

Email Application:                

Mail Application:           Holly Wilson, Human Resources Director
                                     1584 Hadley Avenue North, Oakdale, MN 55128

 Candidates must submit to and successfully complete a thorough background investigation.

 The City of Oakdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer