Employment Opportunities

Assistant Finance Director

The Town of Essex and Village of Essex Junction, Vermont are seeking an Assistant Finance Director to assist the Assistant Village Manager/Finance Director in administering all Town/Village finance department activities including general ledger maintenance, account reconciliation, accounts receivable, accounts payable, utility billing and payroll processing. The Assistant Finance Director proposes and coordinates the implementation of new financial policies and procedures and provides instruction, support and shared supervision to 3 Full-Time employees in the Finance Department.

This position works under the direction of the Assistant Village Manager/Finance Director and works in accordance with various Town and Village policies. The regular work hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, however, hours may vary depending on the needs of the municipality.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with municipal accounting courses and relevant computer experience is strongly desired. Experience in accounting in a responsible position is required, preferably in municipal government; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience and knowledge of NEMRC software is strongly desired.

This position is a non-union exempt position. The minimum starting salary is $65,000, dependent on relevant experience and qualifications 

Apply with cover letter, resume and three references to:  Travis Sabataso, HR Director, 81 Main Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452 or via email to tsabataso@essex.org. The application deadline is September 7, 2018. EEO

Recording Secretary

The Town of Essex and Village of Essex Junction are seeking a Recording Secretary to take minutes at one to six meetings per month for the Town Selectboard and the Village Board of Trustees. The successful candidate will be expected to attend meetings of the boards, which typically occur on Monday and Tuesday evenings, and then complete a written record of business conducted at the meetings. In some instances, the Recording Secretary may be able to watch a recording of the meeting rather than attending. Minutes must be written in a way that complies with state law, and draft minutes must be completed within five days of a meeting. For examples of existing minutes, please visit www.essex.org and www.essexjunction.org. The successful candidate will likely begin with one to two meetings per month, with the opportunity for more in the future. This is a contracted position and will be paid at $21 per hour for all hours spent at the meeting and preparing the minutes.

Apply with cover letter and resume to:  Travis Sabataso, HR Director, 81 Main Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452 or via email to tsabataso@ essex.org. EEO