The city of Watertown seeks a Principal Account Clerk who will be responsible for assisting the operation of the City Clerk’s Office. The qualified individual will perform responsible administrative duties assisting the City Clerk and the Licensing Board by maintaining records, issuing various licenses, organizes and advertises all applicable petitions before the Licensing Board, disseminates petitions prior to consideration; conducts research and provides data and information to the board; provides written reports to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, Mass. DOR and Mass. RMV. The Principal Account Clerk will also provide information to the general public and assist with elections; provide information pertaining to birth, death and marriage certificates and animal licenses. This position will be at the front desk answering phones, greeting visitors and attending meetings. Must have excellent customer service skills, organizational skills, and computer skills. Bilingual speaker is preferred.

Required Qualification

High school diploma (or GED); two years of office experience; municipal or customer service experience preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a busy office setting. Word processing and spreadsheet skills are required.

Salary Range Begins at: $48,528 annually, plus excellent benefits included.

To Apply: Candidates should submit a city of Watertown application form, available at An application with cover letter and resume is accepted by email: or fax: 1-617-923-8195.

Deadline: Open Until Filled.

Affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.