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Current Job Openings

City Clerk/Treasurer

Are you a team player and creative problem solver that would enjoy working in a rural setting? Do you have a background that includes management, budgeting, and codification? Apply now to be the City Clerk/Treasurer for the City of Ellendale.

General Duties

Under administrative direction from the Mayor and City Council, the City Clerk/Treasurer will direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate the activities and operations of the City Clerk’s Office including: preparation and recording of the activities and decisions of the City Council; codification and maintenance of official City records; administering municipal elections; coordinating assigned activities with outside agencies; interfacing with the general public; and providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Council and Mayor.

Minimum Requirements
  • Five years’ experience in accounting/bookkeeping including payroll experience

  • At least two years’ experience using a business accounting program

  • A minimum of a two-year college degree in business administration, accounting, finance or a related field (can substitute for 4 years of experience)

  • Demonstrated spreadsheet, database, and word processing skills

  • Knowledge of, or proven ability to learn, technical software applications

  • Previous supervisory experience



A City application MUST be completed and emailed to cityofellendale@frontiernet.net or  returned to the City Office at  106 6th Ave W. Ellendale, MN 56026.

Position is open until filled, but priority will be given to applications received by 4:00 PM, Friday March 6, 2020.


Download and complete the job application (PDF)
View the full job description (PDF)

If you have any questions, please contact the City office via telephone (507-684-2681) or email (cityofellendale@frontiernet.net).