Administrative Assistant – Board of Selectmen/Town Manager

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Town of Athol
Administrative Assistant – Board of Selectmen/Town Manager

The town of Athol, a full-service community of nearly 12,000 residents, seeks an experienced Administrative Assistant to support the operations of the Board of Selectmen and Town Manager. The position is a full-time (37 hours), benefitted non-union position.

Reporting to the Town Manager, the Administrative Assistant completes highly responsible administrative duties that require confidentiality and tact. The incumbent is responsible for managing the operations and administration of the office of the Board of Selectmen and Town Manager. The incumbent will provide secretarial, bookkeeping and other administrative support including maintenance of confidential, financial, personnel, and other records, acting as a liaison with other town departments and outside organizations, transcribing and/or composing correspondence, and other related work as may be assigned. The Administrative Assistant attends and takes minutes for the Board of Selectmen meetings held twice monthly.

Proficiency in Microsoft office applications required. Associates Degree plus three to five years office experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position. Experience in a municipal setting highly desired.

Starting salary: $45,500 to $51,255 DOQE. Please submit resume and cover letter to: Shaun A. Suhoski, Town Manager, no later than 2:00 p.m. on September 25, 2017 for priority consideration. Electronic submissions preferred to Position open until filled. EOE

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