Groton , MA

Administrative Assistant

Groton, MA Full-time
Posted on November 8, 2019

Land Use Department Administrative Assistant

The Town of Groton is accepting applications for a Land Use Departments Administrative Assistant. This position would be the primary support staff for the Building Department, the Historic Districts Commission (HDC), and the Park Commission, while assisting all the Land Use Departments as needed.

This is a full time forty (40) hour position.

The Salary Range for this position is $24.41 to $30.32

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to answering questions and providing information to applicants/contractors, the general public and town employees concerning town policies, rules, and regulations; receiving complaints and responding to complaints appropriately; making appropriate referrals as necessary. Acts as first contact for Building Department, HDC, and Park Commission; assists the Land Use Director/Town Planner and Building Commissioner in coordinating permit applications from the time they are submitted until permits have been granted and occupancy permits have been issued. Serves as Department Administrator for online permitting software. Attends meetings and records minutes for the HDC and Park Commission. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work well under public scrutiny. Ability to work independently and collaboratively is essential. Working knowledge of administrative and bookkeeping techniques, and office information technology. Familiarity with permitting software such as ViewPoint Cloud and GeoTMS is a plus. General knowledge of the applicable provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws pertinent to the Land Use Departments. High School diploma with course work in finance, business, accounting, or a related field, and three years of related experience; experience in a municipal setting desired; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. 

The Town of Groton is an Equal Opportunity Employer