The town of Lexington seeks qualified applicants for the part-time, non-benefited position of Recording Secretary for the Board of Selectmen (BOS). This position is responsible for taking meeting minutes according to the requirements of the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law and generating draft and final meeting minutes.  Attendance is required at all BOS meetings which are usually held on Monday evenings at least twice per month as well as additional meetings that may be scheduled as needed.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of a high school diploma, and experience taking minutes according to the requirements of Massachusetts Open Meeting Law or the equivalent and one to three years of increasingly responsible administrative support. The Recording Secretary is expected to work independently in order to complete and revise meeting minutes, and have the ability to utilize file sharing such as email, to share files with town of Lexington staff. General office skills in typing and word processing, user knowledge of personal computers and Windows based software programs is required. Starting salary is $21.85 per hour.

A town application form (required), cover letter and resume must be submitted to: Town of Lexington, Human Resources Department, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington, MA 02420. This position will remain open until filled with priority given to applications received by May 31. A complete job description and the town’s application form are available online at: or by emailing or by calling 781-698-4590.