The town of Wellesley is currently seeking a full-time (35 hours/week) Office Assistant in the Building Department to perform a variety of secretarial, clerical, bookkeeping and administrative tasks in support of the Inspector of Buildings, Local Building Inspector, and Wiring and Plumbing/Gas Inspectors.

Under the supervision and direction of the Inspector of Buildings, but with the ability to work independently, the Office Assistant is primarily responsible for providing excellent service to the Department’s customers, and managing Departmental workflows for reporting, payroll, scheduling, and attendance. The work requires knowledge of applicable sections of the town’s bylaw and zoning bylaw, thorough knowledge of Departmental policy, practices and procedures and tact and diplomacy when interacting with Department and town personnel and all members of the public.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma, associate’s degree preferred. Five years’ administrative experience in an office environment. Familiarity with MUNIS or other accounting software. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated attention to detail. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer literacy, including use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point etc. and online permitting software.

Anticipated hiring range is $23.32 – $25.44/hour, DOQ, with a generous benefit package. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482 or email as a PDF or Word document to by August 19. AA/EOE