Careers in Town Government


Career Positions in Maynard


As a result of two upcoming department head retirements in our Finance/Accounting area, 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.

Town Clerk

The Town of Maynard seeks a highly-qualified, motivated, enthusiastic, experienced Town Clerk. Appointed and supervised by the Town Administrator, duties include administrative and supervisory responsibility for the administration of federal, state and local statutes; maintenance of official municipal records; and the administration of fair and accurate federal, state and local elections; as well as training and direct supervision of the Assistant Town Clerk. Other responsibilities include recording and certifying the proceedings of all town meetings, overseeing the annual town census, voter registration, vital records, issuance of various licenses and permits, preparing annual budgets for the Town Clerk’s office, election and registration activities. The suitable candidate will possess diverse communication, organizational, records management and supervisory skills as well as computer proficiency and a proven track record of innovation and initiative. Must be able to be bonded. Notary commission required. CMC/CMM is highly desired.

Click here for a complete job description. Starting salary is $62,000 – $80,000, DOQE, excellent benefits. Position will remain open until filled. Resume review will begin October 5 . Resume and letter of interest to: HR Coordinator, Town of Maynard, 195 Main Street, Maynard, MA 01754 or email PDF versions to AA/EOE

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:

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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