The town of Watertown seeks a qualified candidate who will perform a high level of bookkeeping and administrative support duties to coordinate employee benefits programs and assist with the operation of the department; be capable of working with employees and retirees of the town in a confidential and sensitive manner. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work with a high degree of accuracy; ability to maintain financial records, confidential records, and prepare reports; ability to work effectively under time constraints to meet deadlines; the ability to work independently and exercise judgment, and to contribute to a team effort in the department.

Required Qualifications: High school diploma (or GED) and three years experience in an office setting responsible for benefits administration and human resources information systems (HRIS); Associate’s degree and municipal experience preferred. Demonstrated ability to work in a confidential environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Software and web based systems.

To Apply: A town of Watertown application is required and is available at www.watertown-ma.gov under Personnel/Employment Opportunities. An application form with resume and cover letter is accepted by email personnel@watertown-ma.gov; fax 1-617-923-8195 or at the Personnel Department, 149 Main St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Salary Range Begins: $1,747.79 biweekly with an excellent benefit package.

Deadline: Open until filled

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer