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Village Treasurer/Deputy Clerk - Kewaskum, WI (ID: 293440)

Title Village Treasurer/Deputy Clerk
Type City Secretary/City Clerk/County Clerk
Date Posted January 9, 2018
City / Organization Kewaskum, WI
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Opportunity:  The Village of Kewaskum (pop. 4,004) in Washington County, Wisconsin, is seeking highly qualified applicants to serve as the Village’s Treasurer/Deputy Clerk. Kewaskum has seventeen full time employees and an approximate annual budget of $2,400,000 with water and sanitary sewer utilities, two storm water districts and an open T.I.F. district. 

The Job: Successful candidates will have a strong knowledge of general accounting principles, the workings of a general ledger, journal entries, processing of cash receipts and disbursements, payroll procedures, state and federal requirements for payrolls, maintaining employee records and fringe benefits, special assessments in Wisconsin, property tax collection, budgeting, and audit requirements in Wisconsin.  Successful candidates will also have some familiarity with utility billing, Wisconsin open meetings requirements, open records laws and elections to support the Village Clerk.   

The Person: It is important that these skills are accompanied by a positive attitude and a style of communication/interaction that is cooperative and service-oriented. This is a critical role for Kewaskum because the individual will work closely with a wide variety of customers: department heads, other Village staff, other governmental units, contractors, consultants, elected officials, poll workers, community stakeholders, and the residents of the Village.  It is vital all these relationships remain strong. 

Minimum requirements: The Village is seeking a candidate with three (3) or more years of progressively responsible experience in business or public administration, an Associate’s Degree in Accounting and a valid driver’s license.  A Bachelor’s Degree with work in a municipal environment is preferred. Certification as a municipal treasurer would be highly valued.  Equivalent combinations of education and/or progressively responsible experience will also be considered. Strong candidates will want to be an important contributor in a team environment, be good stewards of Village resources and always conscious of their customers.
Compensation & Benefits: The Treasurer/Deputy Clerk is a non-exempt, non-represented position. The pay range upon hire is $23.63-$27.16 per hour (or $49,149 - $56,496 per year) depending on qualifications. The Village of Kewaskum also offers a comprehensive benefits package including a robust health insurance plan, employer FSA contributions, Wisconsin Retirement, paid holidays and vacation.

To Apply: A job description and employment application can be obtained from the Village of Kewaskum’s website at (click on link titled “Employment”) or by contacting Village Administrator Matt Heiser at
Along with a submitted employment application and resume, candidates must also submit a cover letter describing their interest in the position.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. CST on Friday, February 2, 2018. Submissions may be sent via e-mail to Village Administrator Matt Heiser at or the mailing address below:

Village Administrator Matt Heiser
Village of Kewaskum
204 First Street
PO Box 38
Kewaskum, WI 53040
As a condition of employment, the intended candidate will be subject to a background investigation and a drug screen. Pre-employment evaluations will be conducted at the expense of the Village of Kewaskum. Finalists will be interviewed the evening of Tuesday, February 13 and must be available that night.

Job Post Expiration Date   February 3, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .