Careers in Town Government


Career Positions in Maynard


The Town of Maynard is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Treasurer/Collector, working under the direction of the Town Administrator.

Primary responsibilities include the supervision of two (2) office employees; receipt, disbursement, investment and custody of all municipal funds; managing the Town’s debt service, including the issuance of bonds, the custody of tax title properties, managing foreclosure activities and collection of all monies due to the Town. The Treasurer/Collector serves as the Town’s cash manager and is responsible for the maintenance and reconciliation of all revenues, bank accounts and the Treasurer’s cashbook. This position is also responsible for payroll and administration of earned time, retirement and benefits deductions. Based on education, experience and proven ability, position may be upgraded to the role of Finance Director.  Click here for the full job description.

A bachelor’s degree in accounting, economics, finance or business administration preferred.  At least five years’ experience in governmental finance; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential function of the job; experience working in a municipal Treasurer/Collector’s office preferred.  Successful candidate should have thorough knowledge of municipal procedures and laws, excellent communication, public relation and supervisory skills; Superior skill in in database and spreadsheet applications, internet applications and software interfacing, CMMT a plus; must be CMMT certified within three years of employment. Experience with Softright a plus. Must be bondable.

Salary range $74,000 to $80,000, depending on qualifications. Send cover letter and resume by November 6th to: EOE/AA. Position will be posted until filled.

Library Director

The Trustees of the Maynard Public Library seek an innovative, dynamic, community-minded leader to serve as the full-time Director of its well established, highly-valued library.

The library serves more than 10,000 residents in the Town of Maynard, a community that appreciates excellence in library services. The library is located in the former Roosevelt school, renovated in 2006 into a truly beautiful town building. As the town’s de facto community center, the library hosts a variety of meetings and events.   The library enjoys the support of an engaged Board of Trustees and a friendly staff, committed to creating a thriving library in the heart of our community, and who pride themselves in the quantity and variety of programs offered for residents of all ages and backgrounds.   The director manages all library operations assisted by an outstanding staff, and works with community partners, especially our very active Friends of the Maynard Library organization.

As part of an exciting micro-urban community, the library is a focal point for all ages and a source of information, education, and culturally enriching programs for the residents of Maynard and surrounding areas.  Located in an active and evolving MetroWest area, with easy access to its diverse cultural and business districts, this position is an excellent next step for both personal and professional growth.

The applicant must be an excellent and confident communicator with a professional yet friendly approach. Collaboration with stakeholders is expected as is creativity and initiative.

A master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program along with a minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in library administration, including personnel management, fiscal management, and program development; facility management experience preferred; five (5) years of experience in a progressively responsible library administration and supervisory capacity including demonstrated leadership qualities, experience leading and mentoring staff required.  Mass Board of Library Commissioners Certification preferred.  Salary range $70,000 – $83,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Must be able to pass pre-employment CORI/SORI checks.  Closing Date:  November 6, 2020.   AA/EOE

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Mail resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Coordinator
Town of Maynard
195 Main Street, Maynard, MA 01754
or send by email to:

Town Accountant

The Town of Maynard seeks a qualified and highly motivated Town Accountant to join our finance team.  Duties include; maintenance and reconciliation of town financial records and payables administration.  Accountant participates in budgeting, capital planning, procurement review, and assists in preparation of various reports.  This position would demand the person to be able and willing to contribute their professional knowledge in the development of strategies for related offices in respect to fiscal policies and mandated requirements.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or related field; five (5) years increasingly responsible municipal accounting experience, will consider person who has successfully served in an Assistant Town Accountants role for over 6 years.  Candidate must have significant knowledge base of Massachusetts municipal accounting procedures and regulations and Department of Revenue recommended procedures of accounting.  Possession of or actively working toward obtaining Mass. Certified Governmental Accountant preferred, ability to acquire certification within three years required.  Candidate must have in-depth understanding of GASB requirements for municipalities, working knowledge of Massachusetts municipal finance law, and proven ability to supervise others, manage projects, develop policies and meet deadlines.  Three (3) or more years supervisory experience preferred.

The candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills, superior skills in database and spreadsheets, and an understanding of workplace dynamics and experience working in a changing environment.  Excellent written and oral communication skills are important, as well as organizational skills.  Based on education, experience and proven ability, position may be upgraded to the role of Finance Director.  Click here for the full job description.

This is a salaried Department Head Union position; 40 hour work-week.  Salary range starting at $85,000 will be negotiated, DOQE.  A professional, enjoyable, efficient work environment is our common goal.  Full consideration will be given to interested applicants who submit by December 18, 2020, position will be open until filled.  A cover letter and resume should be submitted to or mail to Town Accountant Search c/o Human Resources Coordinator, 195 Main Street Maynard, MA, 01754.  EEO/AA (posted 12/07/2020)

Full Time Public Safety Dispatcher

The Town of Maynard is currently accepting applications for the position of Full Time Public Safety Dispatcher. Applicants should be able to communicate well, have a solid knowledge of computers and word processing, and the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a busy, noisy, and stressful environment. Applicants holding CJIS, APCO (or equivalent) and E-911 certifications and with previous public safety experience preferred, but not required. Applicants should be willing to work weekends, holidays, evenings, and nights, on a rotating schedule. This position is eligible for benefits. Starting pay will be $20.6701 per hour, previous training and experience will be taken into consideration.   Click here for a complete job description.

Employment offers will be dependent upon successfully passing a thorough background investigation. Application deadline is October 9th, 2020 or until the position is filled. Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest, and resume to:

Sarah Finnerty
Communications Supervisor
Maynard Police Department
197 Main St
Maynard MA 01754

Or via e-mail:

If you have any questions, please contact Communications Supervisor Finnerty at the above email address or visit the following link:

Upon receipt of letter of interest and resume you will be required to complete an application.

*Only completed applications will be accepted*


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