Town of Plainville– Department Assistant/Payroll Coordinator

This full-time Department Assistant is responsible for the coordination and preparation of the town’s payroll and benefits administration for active employees and retirees with the Town Treasurer. This position also requires interaction with the residents of Plainville with regards to various payments.

Major Responsibilities / Functions

  • Accurate processing of the town’s bi-weekly payroll.
  • Prepare the payments of payroll & benefit invoices.
  • Onboard new employees and maintain employee benefit records.
  • Collect & process various payments through the Vadar accounting system.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Treasurer / Collector.

Minimum Qualifications:

A minimum of five years’ experience in the administrative field and a bachelor’s degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word, Vadar and Harpers payroll systems is preferred.

Ability & Skills:

The ability to work independently with constant interruptions.  Attention to detail and self-motivation.  Strict confidentiality is required. Applicants should have excellent office & interpersonal skills, positive attitude and enjoy working with the public.

Pay scale of Department Assistant is Step 1 –Step 2 $26.34-$27.62 / 35 hours/week.

Please send cover letter and resumes to  Position open until filled.