Help Wanted: Permitting/Assessing Clerk

Immediate Opening

 Wanted:  A dependable, self-motivated, detail oriented office assistant to work between 24 and 30 hours per week in the Kingston Selectmen’s Office.  The successful applicant will work with the various inspectors of the town to accept and assist with applications, issue and track permits, and accept, record and issue receipts for payment; will administer and advise property owners regarding the statutes relating to property assessment, exemptions and credits; will work with the assessor and mapper to keep property tax and mapping records up to date and accurate; and will provide customer service to residents and professionals who visit the office.  Training will be provided, but a background in municipal services is preferred.

    Familiarity with and expertise in Word, Excel and Outlook are necessary, and the ability to learn the Town’s assessing software and to research on-line is an integral part of the job.  Applicants must be proficient in verbal and written communication and must have an ability to listen effectively to inquiries and instruction.

    Applicants may apply to the Kingston Board of Selectmen on forms provided on the Town website at:

A minimum of three professional and two personal references must be submitted along with your application and resume, and a cover letter addressing your particular abilities and attributes should accompany this information.  The Town is an equal opportunity employer.  The Selectmen reserve the right to accept or reject any and/or all applicants as deemed by them to be in the best interest of the Town.  Closing date for applications will be May 4, 2018.