Wanted: Executive Assistant to the Town Manager and the Selectboard. This is a non-union, 35 hours per week, confidential position.

Duties include: Acting as a confidential assistant to the Town Manager and the Selectboard; managing all correspondence; answering public inquiries directed to the board; preparing meeting agendas and minutes; parking tickets; scheduling and advertising public hearings required by the board.; coordinating the preparation and presentation of Town Report; coordinating vehicle registration and renewals, insurance receivables and reports; reconciling purchasing to appropriation and source of funding; managing all aspects of the licensing and permit process; assisting in preparation and presentation of budget documents; and assuming additional duties as required by the Town Manager.

Qualifications: A high school graduate or equivalent, plus two years of experience in an office setting.

Preferred Qualifications: An associate’s or higher degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration with two years of experience in a municipal government setting, strongly preferred. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to compose correspondence and to prepare, type and proofread reports. Excellent Microsoft Office word processing and spreadsheet skills required. Must possess great attention to detail and be able to multitask and work accurately. All applicants must be able to pass a criminal background/CORI check and a pre-employment physical, including drug testing. Interested applicants, please send cover letter and resume with three professional references to: Human Resources Department, Town of Ware, 126 Main St., Ware, Massachusetts 01082 or email resumes@townofware.com. AA/EOE.