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Assistant Town Clerk - Town of Kennebunk

Start Date: June 12, 2024 | End Date: July 31, 2024
County: York County
Job Type: Clerk

The Town of Kennebunk is seeking a full-time Assistant Town Clerk in the Town Clerk’s Office. This position supports the office with various activities and is the first point of contact for members of the public and counter transactions. View the Job Description (PDF).

For more information about the Town of Kennebunk, visit our website and watch our videos, Town of Kennebunk & Come Work With Us!

Position Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent;
  2. A minimum of three (3) years of clerical/office work of a progressively responsible nature assisting the public;
  3. Strong proficiency and experience with  Microsoft Office suite including Outlook, Word and Excel;
  4. Cash handling experience including balancing a daily cash drawer; or
  5. Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.


Pay & Benefits

This is an hourly, non-exempt, non-union position with a starting pay range of $19.33 – $22.85/hour, Grade D of the Town’s non-union pay ranges, working Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week. Starting pay is determined based on demonstrated knowledge, skills, abilities, and work experience.

The Town promotes a work/life balance through its wellness opportunities, paid time off, and leave policies to support employees’ varying needs. Offerings include:

  • Health Insurance (supplemented by 100% Town paid HRA) or Health Opt-Out Buyout (payment for having outside health coverage)
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term disability (income protection)
  • Retirement (MainePERS or MissionSquare 401a, & an optional 457 deferred compensation plan)
  • 13 paid holidays per year
  • Four weeks of Town paid parental leave
  • Paid time off including 3 weeks of vacation in your first year, 12 sick days per year, and on date of hire you have 2 personal days and 1 floating holiday to use when you choose

Where applicable, coverage is offered at the single, employee/spouse or domestic partner, and family levels. View the Employee Benefits Summary on the Town’s website.


How to Apply

Interested candidates must submit a resume, cover letter and employment application to meet application requirements. Please submit the application and any supplemental materials online through the Town’s Career Portal

Paper copies of the employment application are available upon request. If you have questions or need assistance with the application process, please contact Human Resources via email or call (207) 604-1382. 

The First Review of applications will be Monday, June 24, 2024. The position will remain open until filled.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion & Equal Opportunity Employer Statements

The Town of Kennebunk is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  As a service organization, we recognize that our most valuable asset is our employees.  We encourage our employees to embrace and share their life experiences, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, and unique capabilities so that we may all better understand and learn from each other.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Town of Kennebunk shall employ, upgrade, and promote the best qualified person(s) who are available at the salary level established for the position, without discrimination as to race, religion, age, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation (including gender identity and expression), national origin or ancestry, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, color, political affiliation, whistleblower activity, or any other status protected by law.

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