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JOB TITLE                                 :    TOWN CLERK

GRADE                                       :    K

NO. OF POSITIONS                    :    1 (ONE)


DEPARTMENT                           :    LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE

                                                               (MASERU CITY COUNCIL)

DIVISION                                     :  DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION




The incumbent will be under the direct supervision of the Principal Secretary. The responsibilities include administering all the activities and the policies of the Council to enable the smooth running of the council.  


  • Rationalizes the Local Government Act, 1997 (Part IV sections 42,43,44,45 and 46).
  • Initiates the formulation of the Council’s administrative policies, work systems and procedures.
  • Prepares the council’s annual budget.
  • Controls council’s overall operational resources and expenditure.
  • Manages the council’s administration in accordance with the Local Government Act and other legislation applicable to the council as amended from time to time.
  • To lead the management team of heads of departments for the purpose of policy formulation including strategic planning and resource allocation and to promote corporate management.
  • Manages the provision of services to the Council in a sustainable and equitable manner.
  • Oversees the development and utilization of Council staff.
  • Oversees implementation of government directives and policies.
  • Administers and implements the Council’s by-laws and other legislations.
  • Administers Oath within the council.
  • Develops and maintains a system whereby Council overall performance can be assessed.
  • To keep under review the Committee and sub-Committee organisation and the establishment and staffing structure of the Council.
  • Responsible for general public relations, maintaining links with the public through the media and ensuring that information is made available on matters of public interest.
  • To be the official link with central Government and maintain effective liaison with Government Departments and parastatals and other organisations.


A Master’s Degree in Public Administration and Political Sciences or any related or Social Science Post- Graduate Qualification with minimum two (2) years of relevant experience.


A degree in Public Administration, or Social Sciences with minimum three (3) years of relevant experience.

Applications will be available from the Maseru City Council Human Resource office at Fairways Plaza, opposite the Mafafa Market between 08:00am to 16:30pm.

All applications should be accompanied by certified copies of educational certificates, transcripts and the CV of the applicant.

Applications should be submitted at the Maseru City Council Human Resources office not later than 12noon on Friday 10th of June 2022.