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Posted on: January 10, 2020

[ARCHIVED] WPD Seeks Administrative and Accounting Assistant



The Town of Wellesley is currently seeking an Administrative/Accounting Assistant.  Reporting to the Chief of Police, the Administrative/Accounting Assistant performs a variety of administrative, accounting, secretarial, and clerical tasks involved in processing the Department’s weekly payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable, and maintaining the Department’s financial records.  The incumbent is responsible for assisting with managing the time commitments of the Police Chief and the Deputy Police Chief and for processing documents that contain highly sensitive and legally restricted information. The incumbent will interact with public and private agencies, Town boards, committees and departments, and the general public and must obtain a thorough knowledge of the Police Department. The incumbent also serves as back-up to the Office Assistant/Records Clerk.

Minimum requirements include an Associate’s Degree from a business, accounting, secretarial or related program, three years’ experience in an office environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; accounting experience; proficiency in Microsoft Office, in particular with Microsoft Excel; strong interpersonal and organizational skills; and the ability to handle extremely confidential information. Experience in a municipal or state government or law enforcement agency and knowledge of the Massachusetts Public Record Laws and of Criminal Offender Record Information Laws a plus.   

Hourly rate of pay is $23.32 to $29.05 per hour.  Please submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA  02482 or email as a Word or PDF document to by January 24, 2020.  AA/EOE

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