The Principal Clerk position is under the general supervision of the DPW Director and/or Assistant DPW Director. This is a clerical position which includes moderate work methods, problem solving and project work. This position does varied clerical work, including direct customer services and requires the application of moderate independent judgment.

This position also is responsible for: Composing and typing routine correspondence. Organizing and maintaining file system. Answering telephone calls and responding to resident complaints. Calculating payroll and all overtime. Process payroll though MUNIS. Maintain employee time cards. Track sick, vacation and personal time. Create reports to give to all employees with updated and accurate time totals. Receiving and responding to reports for complaints of all the street lights in the town. Keeping track of all locations and work performed on spreadsheets. Responding to and creating work orders for resident complaints. Pay all DPW invoices. Updating budget in computer each week when reconciliation reports are received from the Accounting Department. Overseeing all required permitting. Designate permit numbers, logging. Contact Dig Safe for all departments at the DPW. Overseeing and tracking reimbursements of payment for damages to property done by contractors. Notify cable and local newspapers of all public announcements relevant to the DPW. Work with various Departments within Town Hall and Police Department.


To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to multi-task, complete assignments on time; communicate effectively, work with MS Office, MUNIS a plus.

Must possess at least a High School Diploma.

Please email applications, letters of interest and resumes to: