Part-time Deputy Clerk - Town of Newry

The Town of Newry is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Deputy to the Clerk /Tax Collector/Registrar of Voter. This is a part-time position (28-32 hours a week) and involves many responsibilities. It requires integrity, close attention to detail and some flexibility in hours.

The optimal candidate will possess the following skills; multi-tasking a must with the ability to answer the telephone; assisting customers by issuing various types or licenses, as well as marriage, death, and birth certificates; assist with elections; and ability to perform duties of the Clerk in his/her absence. Working knowledge of standard practices and procedures of the Clerk’s office and practical knowledge of accepted bookkeeping principles and basic computer skills preferred. Previous experience in a municipal clerk’s office preferred, however we are willing to train the right candidate that is eager to learn new software programs quickly and has the skillset to learn the position. Applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Computer experience, reliable transportation, and clear credit history is a must.

Pay will depend on experience and qualifications. The Office has a great schedule Monday through Thursday 7am -5pm (hours will be either from 9-5 or 9-4); a benefit package which includes vacation and sick time is available to the chosen candidate. A full job description is available at the Town office (422 Bear River Road, Newry) or via email ( ). Please submit your cover letter, resume, and references by mail to: Amy Bernard, 422 Bear River Road, ME 04261, by email to , or by hand to the Newry Town Office.

First review of the applicants will start on October 15th; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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