The town of Wellesley’s Office of the Executive Director has an opening for a full-time (35 hours/week), Clerical Assistant.

The Office of the Executive Director supports a five-member Select Board. Key responsibilities include the implementation of town regulations and policies, development of long-term planning objectives and economic opportunities, providing management guidance and oversight to other town departments, and collaborating with town boards and committees. The Office is also responsible for managing permits, licensing and notary services, representing and promoting the town in civic, business and public functions, and all town-wide communications to promote citizen engagement.

Under the direction of the Executive Director of Governmental Services and the Assistant Executive Director, this position performs administrative and clerical duties which vary in degree of complexity and assists in the fulfillment of the Office of the Executive Director. The incumbent serves as the principal source of office support for the Executive Director. The work involves extensive typing, drafting of letters, minutes of meetings, memorandum, etc., answering and placing phone calls, performing ombudsman and constituent service tasks, and answering inquires about a variety of activities of the Select Board Office. Performs other duties related to the Select Board’s responsibilities.

Requirements: high school graduate or equivalent and three years of clerical experience, associate’s degree preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of general municipal government operations. Excellent interpersonal, customer service and communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and courteous manner, both face-to-face and over the telephone. Strong attention to detail. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate projects. Demonstrated ability to adapt to online systems, prior use of ViewPoint Cloud and Civic Plus preferred. The anticipated hiring range is $23.99 to $27.40.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, as a Word or PDF document to This position is open until filled. AA/EOE.