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Municipal Treasurer


                The municipal treasurer is a position of responsibility for a municipality according to the locally prevailing laws. The treasurer of a public agency is appointed by the Mayor. City treasurers are primarily responsible for managing the revenue and cash flow of the municipality as detailed below.


The Treasurer is to:

■ Receive, safely keep, and pay out according to law, all monies belonging to the municipality;

■ Keep accurate accounts of all receipts and disbursements, and make written report of municipal finances to the mayor and board, at each regular meeting; and

■ Perform all other duties prescribed by ordinance; and pay out money only on the warrant issued by the order of the mayor and board.


Other duties as specified


  • High school degree or equivalent educational experience;
  • vocational school or trade apprenticeships or college associates or bachelor’s degrees are a plus.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Knowledge of modern accounting principles, practices and procedures, and of how they may be applied to municipal accounting situations.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures used in making investments.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics and statistics used in accounting work.
  • Knowledge of business English used to prepare brief narrative reports.
  • Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, software, and equipment.
  • Skill in the operation and care of a computer, business and accounting software, calculator and other office machines used in connection with accounting work.
  • Ability to prepare budgets, analyze and interpret cash balances, cash-flow projections, and various pay-out and maturity schedules.
  • Ability to supervise the work of a moderate sized clerical/fiscal staff.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, to groups and to individuals.
  • Ability to use a computer for word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of program, staff and client information.
  • Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
  • Ability to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift up to 40 pounds

Village of Dry Prong P.O. Box 268 607 Russell Hataway Street Dry Prong, LA 71423 Telephone (318) 899-5341 Fax (318) 899-1018

If interested in employment with the Village of Dry Prong please contact us by mail, telephone, or by email using the form below.