Town of Stoughton

Wanted: Sr. Clerk II – Assessors’ Office. This is a full-time, benefitted, union position, providing administrative, basic bookkeeping, secretarial, and clerical support to department staff.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Perform routine clerical and administrative support answering phones, receiving the public, providing customer assistance and data processing. Serve as back-up for other administrative and/or clerical personnel; plan, coordinate, and schedule meetings and events; prepare and maintain property record cards; update departmental records for abatements, exemptions, and permits; prepare departmental warrants; and enter exemptions and motor vehicle abatements into Munis.


High school diploma or equivalent plus at least four years’ experience in office setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in real and personal property record keeping, experience with Patriot Assessing Software, and must be proficient with Microsoft Office.

Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and to assist customers of diverse backgrounds. Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form, prepare documents and reports accurately, and use proper grammar, punctuation and spelling. Excellent customer service and computer skills, including word processing, menu driven database updating and reporting, basic spreadsheet applications, internet research, and email.

Starting Salary: $24.69/Hr.

Resumes will be accepted until position filled at: Human Resources Department, Town of Stoughton, 10 Pearl St., Stoughton, MA 02072. AA/EOE.

The town of Stoughton is committed to the ongoing pursuit of strategic diversity initiatives that help to position diversity, equity, and inclusion as central to municipal and community-wide excellence in the town. In doing so, Stoughton strives for a town culture and environment that fosters a true sense of belonging for all and provides opportunity for everyone to participate equally and fully in the town, communities, and neighborhoods.

“The town of Stoughton is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender or gender identity, familial status, disability, ancestry, age, marital status, public assistance status, sexual orientation, veteran history/military status or genetic information.”