Full-time; 35 hours per week.

Teamsters AA Union; starting salary $65,828.27.

Position Purpose:

The purposes of this position are to provide clerical and administrative assistance to the City Clerk. The work involves attention to details to maintain accurate records; answering customer inquiries, and handling special licenses, vital statistics, elections, parking tickets, etc. The work involves coordinating requests for service from various customers and receiving appropriate fees and applications and documents. An Administrative Office Manager in the City Clerk’s Office is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control.

Job Environment:

Administrative and technical work is performed in a moderately noisy office with constant interruptions during the day from the general public at the counter, and sometimes to deal with citizens’ issues and problems.

Requires the operation office computers, printer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, copier, facsimile machine, and all other standard office equipment.

Makes constant and periodic contact with other municipal departments, City Councilor’s, municipal boards and commission, businesses, state agencies, and the general public; communication is frequently in person, by telephone, mail, and in writing and email.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Education, Training, and Experience:

Must have a high school diploma with three years’ increasingly responsible work experience in a similar administrative assistant position, preferably in municipal government or customer service; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training. All employment offers are conditional upon passing a reference and Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check.

Special Requirements: Must have, or capable of obtaining within six months, a notary license.

Please review the full job description on the city of Newburyport website for more information on detailed requirements and essential functions: www.cityofnewburyport.com/jobs.

Qualified applicants should send cover letter and resume by mail to Human Resources Director, City Hall, 60 Pleasant St., P. O. Box 550, Newburyport, MA. 01950 or email to: employment@cityofnewburyport.com.

The city of Newburyport is an equal opportunity employer. The city of Newburyport does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, genetic information, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status or membership in the armed services, marital status or any other protected category under federal or state law.