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The Town of Essex, Vermont, is seeking an Administrative Assistant to work the Town Clerk’s Office. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for administrative and clerical work in connection with keeping official municipal records, issuing various licenses and official documents, assisting with elections, and providing information to the general public and other town departments. The Administrative Assistant serves as the point person for all customer service-related duties such as answering phones and helping customers at the Town Clerk’s counter.

This position works under the direction of the Town Clerk and in accordance with various town policies. The hours of work will vary over the course of the year depending on the needs of the department but will average 28 hours per week. The Town Clerk’s Office is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. However, hours may vary depending upon the needs of the town.


  • high school diploma
  • one year of experience in a responsible clerical or administrative position
  • strong computer and customer service skills
  • previous experience in customer service-related positions is desired
  • previous municipal experience and a notary public certification are preferred.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and three references to HR Director Travis Sabataso at or mail to:

Town of Essex
Travis Sabataso, HR Director
81 Main Street
Essex Junction, VT 05452.