Town of Stoneham- Office Assistant-Board of Health

Scheduled Hours: 17 hours per week- Part Time

Union Affiliation: THEA

Grade: Grade 36

Salary Range: $21.3092 -$25.3066 hourly

Primary Purpose:

Under the general direction of the Health Agent or designated official, performs a variety of clerical tasks of a moderately complex nature.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs clerical activities performed within the office, including data processing, records management, permitting, collection of payments, and accounting functions and any major function specific to the department.
  • Assists in maintaining policies, practices, forms, work flows, personnel assignments and equipment within the office.
  • Assists in preparing reports as required by the Department Head, Public Boards, including agendas, minutes and maintains other public documents.
  • Assists the Department Head in maintaining the department website.
  • Performs special projects as required.

Knowledge, Ability and Skill:

  • Excellent customer service, oral and written and interpersonal skills. Typing, computer proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to multi-task, organize, work independently, accomplish tasks and meet deadlines despite frequent interruptions in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Able to maintain strictest degree of confidentiality.
  • The prospective employee must successfully complete a CORI (Criminal Offender Records Inquiry) and a physical examination, including a drug screening.   The Town reserves the right to run additional CORI checks as allowed under Massachusetts General Law.

    Interested qualified candidates should apply with the following materials:

    • Cover letter (indicating position applied for).
    • Resume.
    • Three professional references.
    • Employment applications are required, a copy is available on the website:

  • Position will remain open until filled, first review of applications will be August 27, 2021.

    The Town of Stoneham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer