Clerical Associate

Posting Date: January 24, 2023

Department: Inspectional Services Department
Job Title: Clerical Associate
Vacancies: One (1) Permanent Full-time
Union Eligible: AFSCME Local 193
Work Hours: City Hall Hours

$37,047.99 - 1st year
$39,923.14 - 2nd year
$44,674.26 - 3rd year


Performs clerical duties according to standard office procedures requiring a degree of decision and knowledge of the function of the department or section; examines documents for correctness; prepares forms and other documents; complies any number of different types of statistics; posts and maintains general records; may, for a small percentage of time, maintain double-entry books of account; may work with payrolls and pay computation; receives receipts for municipal services; maintains any of a number and/or type of files; gives information to public; requisitions office supplies and does sorting and mailing. Bilingual/bicultural applicants strongly encouraged to apply, ability to speak and write in English and an additional language (ex: Spanish, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Khmer, Arabic) highly desirable. When applicants are substantially similar in terms of qualifications, preference will be given to candidates who have resided in the City of Lynn for a continuous twelve-month period prior to the date of posting.

*Please note that the salary scale is projected according to contractually negotiated salary increases between the City and AFSCME Local 193 through Fiscal Year 2025.

How To Apply
A completed application, can be submitted via:

- Email ([email protected])
- Regular Post
- In-Person at the Personnel Department, Room 307 in Lynn City Hall

If submitting via e-mail, please include the “JOB TITLE” in the subject line. Applications must be submitted by the deadline below, or you will not be considered.

Job Title: “Clerical Associate-ISD"


* The Lynn City Council has approved a home rule petition to the Massachusetts Legislature that would amend the Lynn City Charter to remove this residency requirement but affirm preference in hiring for Lynn residents.

The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
If you have any questions about the application process or need assistance, please call (781) 586-6884 or email us at [email protected].