The town of Lynnfield, population 12,000, is located 12 miles north of Boston. It is accessible from Route 128/I195 and Route 1. Lynnfield is a friendly community that is well known for its civic, cultural and charitable spirit.

The town of Lynnfield is searching for a progressive leader to fill the position of Payroll/Benefits Administrator.  The Payroll/Benefits Administrator is a multi-faceted role that is as dynamic as the organization.

The Payroll/Benefits Administrator job responsibilities include but not limited to the accurate and complete processing of weekly/biweekly payroll for approximately 1000 town/school employees. Responsible for maintaining personnel files, oversees the administration of healthcare benefits, worker’s compensation, FMLA and employee orientation. Has access to confidential information which requires appropriate judgement, discretion and professional protocols.

You are a good fit for this position if you have dynamic communication and problem-solving skills, are a self- starter and are detail oriented. The responsibilities of this position are constantly shifting to a variety of HR related areas- from payroll and benefits to onboarding. No task is too big or too small, and the Payroll/Benefits Administrator must show resourcefulness in dealing with a variety of situations. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field, three to four years of experience related to payroll, benefits and human resource administration.

Salary Range: Up to $80,000. Salary based on qualifications and experience.

Position: Full-time with and an excellent benefits package.

Please forward resume and cover letter describing why you would be a good fit for this position by April 30 to: Leslie Davidson, Treasurer/Collector, Town of Lynnfield, 55 Summer St., Lynnfield, MA 01940 or email to

Lynnfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer