The Centerport Fire District is seeking applicants for the position of District Secretary-Treasurer.
A Fire District Secretary-Treasurer has custody of all the records and books for the Fire District. They will attend and record minutes of regular and special district meetings, and receive and answer all correspondence. The Fire District Secretary – Treasurer also has the responsibility for the receipt, disbursement and recording of all monies belonging to the Fire District and performs related work as required. They may also perform additional duties as the Board of Fire Commissioners may determine necessary and request.
Typical Work Activities (Include, but are not limited to)
Take minutes at meetings, as well as type and post them;
Record and maintain ledgers, accurately post and reconcile accounting figures;
Receive, disburse, and deposit monies for purchase orders;
Oversee and maintain the payroll and payroll withholding taxes;
Make reports to federal, state and local authorities regarding insurance, pension, disability rosters and injuries;
Issue reports on bank balances, and itemize receipts and withdrawals to the Board of Fire Commissioners;
Prepare monthly and annual reports of receipts and disbursements of District monies to be furnished to the Board of Fire Commissioners;
Prepare for, oversee, and administrate the annual Fire District Elections, Seminars, and the Installation dinner; and Act as a liaison with the Fire District actuary and auditor.
Full Performance knowledge, skills, and abilities
Good knowledge of Fire Department routines, functions, terminology of equipment and procedure; Good knowledge of English, spelling, and arithmetic; Good knowledge of ledger posting and bookkeeping practices, as well as recording and filing; Skill in speed writing or shorthand, and typing at a reasonable rate of speed; Ability to understand and carry out complex written and oral instructions; Ability to establish and maintain an effective relationship with the Board of Fire Commissioners, volunteer fire personnel, employees, and the general public; Ability to compose routine letters and memoranda; Should be proficient in using computers, utilizing Email, using word processing programs, and spread sheets; Must be proficient (after training) in utilizing the Fire District accounting software.
The Fire District Secretary-Treasurer answers to and is under the direction of the Board of Fire Commissioners, who are 5 elected public officials. The Board of Fire Commissioners appoints this position annually. An annual performance report will be provided.
This job is part time. Typical hours are Monday – Friday 9am – 1pm and 1-2 evening meetings a month.
Please submit your resume, along with salary requirements to:
Chairman Board of Fire Commissioners
Centerport Fire District
9 Park Circle
Centerport, NY 11721
Deadline for submission is July 9
Location/Region: Centerport, NY (US - 11721)