Principal Clerk

The Town of Lunenburg seeks qualified applicants for the position of Principal Clerk in our Tax Collector’s office. This position assists with the collection of real estate, excise, personal property taxes and sewer payments, in person and by mail; receives, prepares and electronically processes payments. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Responding to inquiries and providing assistance to the public, mortgage and title companies and lawyers; researching and preparing documents; making necessary referrals and preparing Municipal Lien Certificates, balancing daily cash receipts; preparing bank deposits, researching and preparing tax refunds; calculating interest owed for overvaluations of property, performing administrative support functions and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent, 2 years experience in an office setting, or any combination of education and experience as would demonstrate the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job. Experience working with the public preferred. Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality. Knowledge of cash handling procedures. Familiarity with the methods and procedures of municipal billing and collection preferred. Experience with Word and Excel preferred. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to work effectively during busy times, multi task and meet deadlines. This is a Grade 4, AFSCME Council 93 union position, $18.26/hr-$22.91/hr; 32-hour work-week; excellent benefits. Please send letter of interest, resume, and employment application, which can be found on the Town website, to Myleen Mallari, Treasurer/Collector, P.O. Box 135, Lunenburg MA 01462. This position will remain open until filled, with preference given to applicants who file on or before September 4, 2019. AA/EOE (posted 8/26/19)

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