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Assistant Town Clerk

The Town of Maynard is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time (37.5 hours) position of Assistant Town Clerk. The Assistant performs administrative and clerical work in assisting the Town Clerk in discharging the duties of the office; and all other related work as required. The Assistant Town Clerk is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control. Hours of work and days off are consistent with Town Hall hours of business, and in accordance with Section 9.0 (Hours of Work) and Section 11.0 (Holidays) of the AFSCME Local 1703 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). Grade V starting salary is $23.69.

Examples of duties are: Responds to customer requests for information on all department operations and functions. Assists and answers questions of the general public, public officials, department heads and staff, in person and by telephone; receives complaints and responds to complaints appropriately; makes referrals as appropriate. Registers, indexes, maintains, and certifies vital records, including births, deaths, marriages; issues related licenses and collects fees. Types certified copies of records. Reports vital statistics to state on monthly basis. Maintains, files, and issues business certificates. Receives, certifies, and records various legal documents including contracts, agreements, leases, bonds, takings, deeds, and all other papers and documents.

Complete working knowledge of office administration, secretarial practices, financial record keeping and automated office systems and procedures are required. Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with town officials and departments, state agencies and the general public, and excellent customer service skills are required. Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal form. Ability to maintain complex record keeping systems. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and deal effectively with interruptions, often under considerable time pressure. Ability to operate standard office equipment. A high school diploma as well as 3 years’ experience in records management and/or municipal government, or any equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Position open until filled. Click here for the complete Job Description and AFSCME CBA. Forward resume and letter of intent to the Human Resources EOE


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