The town of Plainville has a job opening in the Office of the Town Clerk. The Principal Clerk is responsible for and performs a variety of highly responsible functions in accordance with state statutes and town bylaws. The position makes frequent contact with the general public and other departments, requiring professionalism and excellent customer service. Essential responsibilities include: management of statutory town clerk functions, maintenance of town records, coordination/administration of elections; issuance of permits and licenses, recording and reporting of vital statistics and other duties pertaining to the functions of the Office of the Town Clerk.

The employee should possess knowledge of standard office practices and procedures, record keeping principles and practice, knowledge of Microsoft Office and familiarity with municipal government. Familiarity of Massachusetts General Laws and the Voter Registration Information System (VRIS) preferred. High school diploma or equivalency; associates degree desired; three to five years progressively responsible experience in secretarial, bookkeeping or administrative work; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Rate of pay $21.34 – $29.41 per hour, 35 hours per week plus town meetings and elections. Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to: Ellen Robertson, Town Clerk, 190 South St., P.O. Box 1717, Plainville, MA 02762 or via email to