The town of Chelmsford seeks to hire an Assistant Town Clerk to research and respond to public requests for services and information in person, by phone and in writing.  Oversees and participates in maintaining all vital records, receives and verifies nomination papers to qualify candidates for all elections, prepares, issues, and receives payments for licenses and permits. The starting rate is between $34.4429 and $39.9434 per hour, 37.5 hours/week.

A more detailed job description is available on the town website here.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent required, a college degree in liberal arts, business or related studies is preferred.
  • Five years of related job experience, including supervisory skills and municipal experience dealing with the public; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Ability to exercise diplomacy and tact in a fast paced professional office.
  • Candidate will be expected to obtain the Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation within four years of hire.

To apply, download a town of Chelmsford job application online at or obtain one from Human Resources and return it by October 1, 2021 to:

 Jeanne Parziale, HR Director

Town Offices

50 Billerica Road

Chelmsford, MA  01824

The town of Chelmsford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.