Town of Fenwick Island


Working for the Town of Fenwick Island

The Town of Fenwick Island posts employment opportunities when openings become available. If you are interested in a position with the town, you are welcome to forward a cover letter and resume. We will keep them on file for one year and contact you should an opening occur. Thank you for your interest in The Town of Fenwick Island.

Current Open Positions:

The Town of Fenwick Island is seeking applicants for a full-time position as the Town Clerk.  The Town Clerk provides administrative support and serves as the Town’s records management and FOIA coordinator, manages posting of agendas and transcription of minutes for all Council meetings and Committee meetings, maintains the calendar of Town Hall activities and updates the town sign, website, and Facebook page, coordinates all aspects of the Town election, produces the Town bi-annual newsletter, maintain the accuracy of essential property and tax records, voter registration and emergency contact records, and assists the Town Manager with special projects. 

The Town Clerk reports to the Town Manager.  The successful candidate must have completed high school or a graduate equivalency diploma with three or more years additional education in the business/clerical field or experience in a customer service-oriented clerical environment preferred.  In addition, the successful candidate will have working knowledge of software used by this office for purposes of correspondence and analysis (e.g. Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel).  Demonstrable skill in business math, grammar reading, speaking, and writing, and light bookkeeping is required. The position requires the ability to work effectively with other employees and the public. Courtesy, tact, and discretion are necessary to convey an appropriate amount of information to associates and the public. A willingness to adapt to new office procedures and to accept assignments is needed. Dependable and timely attendance of job duties, as scheduled, is essential.

The position requires the handling of cash, making bank deposits and the recording of receipts. Candidates must meet bonding requirements.

Training in a certified program for municipal clerks is desired. Designation as, or the ability to be designated, a Notary Public is preferred.

The Town of Fenwick Island offers an excellent total compensation package which includes health insurance, a deferred compensation plan, and vacation package.

Applications must be submitted to the Town Manager by 4pm Friday, October 2, 2020 at Fenwick Island Town Hall, 800 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944 or email to:

Application for Employment