Part-time Clerical Position

The Town of Ashby has a Part-time clerical position available to provide support to the Assessors and Tax Collector during peak periods, and for vacation coverage.  While overall combined hours will average about 8hrs/week over the course of a fiscal year, the actual work schedule will vary from weeks involving 0-4hrs, to weeks involving upwards of 16-20hrs.

In addition to assisting the public, clerical duties for the Assessors include filing, preparing mailings, and processing excise abatements; clerical duties for the Tax Collector include accepting walk-in tax payments, scanning check payments, and stuffing property tax bills.

Appointee must be able to be bonded.

Position requires attention-to-detail; an aptitude for working with computers and excel spreadsheets; accuracy with numbers and making change; and the ability to interact professionally with our tax paying public.  Appointee must be available and flexible to working variable hours.  Position description is subject to changing departmental needs.

Compensation for the subject position will be between $11.00 - $13.00 per hour depending on qualifications.

The Job Application form is available on the Town website (, and completed applications should be directed to:

Tax Collector’s Office
895 Main Street, Lock Box 2
Ashby, MA  01431