Town of Hingham Job Vacancy

Title: Administrative Clerk to the Board of Selectmen

Location: Board of Selectmen/Town Administrator’s Office

Status: Full-time – 35 hours/week

Grade: 8

Salary: Starting at $23.09/hr

The town of Hingham is seeking an Administrative Clerk to the Board of Selectmen to provide administrative and secretarial support to the Board of Selectmen/Town Administrator’s Office.

Duties: Work includes preparing for, attending and taking minutes at Board of Selectmen evening meetings, handling resident inquiries in person and on the phone, researching information, processing bills, helping process licenses, and performing a variety of administrative and clerical functions while handling sensitive information and maintaining a high level of confidentiality.

Requirements: The successful candidate must be able to handle sensitive information and maintain a high level of confidentiality, have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively in person or on the phone with people at all levels of town government as well as the general public. A candidate for this position should have a High School diploma or equivalent and one to three years of comprehensive and detailed office experience or equivalent education and experience. The successful candidate must demonstrate skill in computer programs and applications (Excel, Word, Email, etc.), general office procedures and general bookkeeping procedures. Municipal experience preferred, but not required.

How to Apply: Interested candidates please send letter of interest and resume to the Human Resources Department, 210 Central St., Hingham, MA 02043, or email to: If emailing your letter and resume, please provide in PDF or MS Word DOCX (not DOC) format.

Deadline: August 12, 2019                                                                  

The Town of Hingham is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V and does not discriminate based on race, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual preference or any other legally protected status.