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Employment Opportunities
Town of Monterey
WANTED: Part Time Town Administrator

The Town of Monterey (pop 957. $4.2million budget) seeks qualified applicants for the part time (minimum of 20 hours) benefited position of Town Administrator.  The Town Administrator serves as Chief Administrative Officer, appointed by a three member Select Board.  The successful candidate will possess: leadership qualities, communication skills, experience with municipal finances/budget, procurement and Mass General Laws; human resources/personnel knowledge and experience; grant writing record.  A strong commitment and desire to work collaboratively with town department heads, employees, boards, committees and residents.  Bachelor’s Degree in public or business administration or related field preferred.  A minimum of five years’ experience as a Town Administrator or Town Manager preferred.  Any equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute at the discretion of the Select Board. Salary $35,000/yr plus benefits. Resumes and letters of interest should be sent to: Monterey Select Board, P.O. Box 308 Monterey, MA 01245 Re: Town Administrator Position, or via email to  Position will remain open and applications accepted until filled. Monterey is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer.

Senior Work Off Tax Abatement Job Opportunities

In order to be eligible, participants must be 60 years of age or older and a property owner for at least one year in the Town of Monterey, or the co-owner or spouse of homeowner.
Only one member of a household may participate in this program.
There are no income eligibility requirements for participants.
Abatements will be made on the tax bill following completion of employment.  Each placement will terminate on June 30th of the fiscal year in which an appointment is made.  To be considered for participation in future fiscal years, the individual must reapply.
The tax reduction will be computed at the rate of the Massachusetts minimum wage applicable at the time the work is performed with a maximum of $1,000 per fiscal year per household.
In the event a property is sold and the seller has earned abatement, the earned abatement will be credited toward the sellers’ portion of the taxes.  Abatements earned may not exceed the tax liability.  In the event of the death of an owner who has earned abatement, the full abatement amount will be credited to the property’s heirs.
The Board of Selectmen may amend these Rules and Regulations as necessary.

Town Clerk Office Help:  This job would report to the Town Clerk and is through the above Senior Tax Work Off Abatement Program (must meet eligibility requirements).  To learn more please contact the Town Clerk at 528-1443 x113 or via email at 

Town Offices: 435 Main Rd P.O. Box 308, Monterey, MA 01245
Phone: 413-528-1443 Fax: 413-528-9452
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