Town of Somerset

Assistant Treasurer / Group Insurance Coordinator

The town of Somerset is seeking a highly motivated, skilled Assistant Treasurer / Group Insurance Coordinator. This position assists the Treasurer/Collector with the receipts, management and disbursement of all funds of the town. Candidates for this position must possess exceptional public service, administrative, accounting and clerical skills. Responsibilities include benefits administration, reconciliation of bank accounts, cash management, debt management, billing, A/R, and other assigned projects.  The position requires frequent contact with the public and town departments. Certification by the Massachusetts Municipal Treasurers and Collectors Association desirable, and/or must be obtained within five years.  Applicants should have excellent skills in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word and Outlook, as well as Quickbooks.  Must be eligible to be bonded.  Experience in a state or municipal government finance function and familiarity with the statutes, regulations and related software applications in municipal finance preferred.

Qualified candidates shall possess an associate’s degree or an equivalent journeyman’s level of knowledge in business administration or a related field; minimum of three to five years prior work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. This position works 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The town of Somerset offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Applications and job description are available on the town’s website at or at the Town Administrator/Personnel Director’s Office, Room 23, Town Office Building, 140 Wood Street, Somerset, MA. Questions and applications should be submitted to the office of the Town Administrator/Personnel Director’s at Applications will be received until the positon is filled, with preference given to applications received by Friday, October 15, 2021.   Applicants who have applied in the past must re-apply if they wish to be considered.

The town of Somerset is an AA/EEO employer.