Full-time 35 hours per week.

The town of Easton is accepting applications for a qualified individual to fill the position of full-time Collections Assistant. The Collections Assistant provides financial record keeping, bookkeeping, computer application work and clerical work under the direction of the Collector/Treasurer and in accordance with Massachusetts general laws, town policies, bylaws and Massachusetts Department of Revenue and federal law.

Duties include, but are not limited to: answering inquiries from taxpayers; performing a wide variety of general clerical duties; creating correspondence using regular mail, email, printed reports and spreadsheet programs; maintaining cash book; accepting, coding, collecting and balancing all types of town payments; balancing money received from town departments; creating daily turnover sheets; printing all types of bills; balancing tax receivables yearly or more often as needed; creating files for all bills; and working with multiple interruptions.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications:

High school graduate; associate degree preferred; three years’ experience in banking, clerical, accounting or bookkeeping work; municipal experience preferred or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

This is a union position with excellent benefits and a municipal pension system. Step 1 is $26.86 per hour; anticipated hiring range is $26.86-$29.36 per hour ($48,885.20-$53,435.20 annual salary) depending on qualifications.

Interested applicants can use the following URL to apply and see full job posting: www.easton.ma.us/jobs. Employment application is required and applications will be accepted through Feb. 29.

The town of Easton is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diverse and talented candidates to apply.