Administrative Assistant Position

The Town of Newfane is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual for the position of Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard.

The Administrative Assistant works closely with the five-member Selectboard in preparation of the town’s operating budget; ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations; interfacing with other government agencies and the public; preparing agendas and minutes for all Selectboard meetings; and grant research, writing and administration.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business management, or another related field, excellent written and interpersonal communication skills; a working knowledge of municipal finance and budgeting; and good computer skills. Three years of experience in municipal government or equivalent experience in business administration is desired.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Attendance at certain evening meetings is required. Salary is commensurate with experience. A full job description is available by contacting the Newfane Town Office.

Please apply in confidence with a cover letter, resume and references via email to: with “Newfane Administrative Assistant” as the subject or send via U.S. Mail to:

Newfane Administrative Assistant
Town of Newfane
P.O. Box 36
Newfane, Vermont 05345-0036.