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Administrative Assistant I

Burlington, MA · Accounting/Finance
Reporting to the Treasurer/Collector, this 35-hour position performs clerical support work within the Treasurer/Collector’s Office.

Examples of work include:
  • Receives and responds to telephone and in-person inquiries on varied issues.
  • Performs a variety of clerical duties in support of the department.
  • Creates and maintains accurate departmental records and files.
  • Updates and maintains data in Munis, Quickbooks, Excel, and other programs.
  • Prepares and distributes forms, reports, correspondence and other related information for department.
  • Posts monies received to various accounts and deposits to banks.
  • Process and disburses vendor checks.
  • Reconciles bills and bank statements.
  • Performs similar or related work in support of the department.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma with 2-3 years' financial experience; Associate degree desirable.
  • Clerical and financial skills.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Competence in utilizing standard office computer applications, including spreadsheet and database programs.
  • Familiarity with pertinent state and local laws relating to departmental operations.
  • Exceptional communication, organizational and customer service skills.
  • Must be able to function effectively and efficiently in a multi-disciplined and dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to maintain private information.

This position is included within the Burlington Municipal Employees Association bargaining unit. Starting salary at Grade 6, Step I of the BMEA contract is $22.26 per hour plus benefits. This is a full-time position, 35-hours per week.

Applications received by 4:00pm on June 8, 2021 will be given first consideration.
Methods to apply for this position:
Click on the Apply Now button (preferred)
Send letter of interest, resume, and application to:
     Joanne M. Faust, SPHR
     Human Resources Director
     Town of Burlington
     29 Center Street
     Burlington, MA  01803
The Town of Burlington is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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