The town of Topsfield is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant to the Principal Assessor. This position performs a variety of administrative, accounting and technical functions, oversees the daily operations of the assessing department, and provides assistance to the general public. Excellent administrative skills, ability to multitask, and great attention to detail is a must.

Works under the direct supervision of the Principal Assessor. Generally, establishes own work plan; responsible for planning and carrying out assignments; works independently; resolves conflicts and, as required coordinates work efforts with other departments; and keeps the Principal Assessor informed of progress, problems and implications of decisions. In situations where the employee’s supervisor spends time working in the field, employee required to work independently and take initiative for the smooth operation of the office.

High school diploma or equivalent is required; associate’s or BA degree is preferred.

Applications will be reviewed starting on Nov. 14. (Position will remain open and posted online until a qualified candidate is hired.)

Submit a letter of interest and resume to The Town of Topsfield/Select Board’s Office c/o Debi Morong, 8 West Common St., Topsfield, MA 01983 or email dmorong@topsfield-ma.gov.

Please check website for full job description at www.topsfield-ma.gov.