Administrative Assistant

The Town of Weaverville is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant.  This is a part-time position with potential for full-time in the future.  This employee will be responsible for a wide variety of customer service duties, as well as paraprofessional accounting and financial tasks.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists with utility bill collections through cash, credit, and online payments.  Helps customers with utility issues and creates work orders as needed.  Verifies discrepancies and helps resolve customer billing issues.
  • Assists with Accounts Payable, enters vouchers, and issues checks.
  • Assists the public with a variety of Town services and information.  Answers telephone and greets the public as needed.
  • Opens and distributes mail to department.  Orders office equipment and other supplies.
  • May be cross-trained in Cash Collections, Purchase Orders, Utility Billing, and other financial duties. Fills in for other department staff members as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of standard operating practices involved in office operation and public service.
  • Excellent computer skills.  Familiarity with accounting software programs preferred.
  • Skill in public contact, customer service, and collaborative conflict resolution.
  • Attention to detail, organization skills, and time-management a must.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the general public and other employees.

Education & Experience Required

  • Considerable experience in an office environment.  Community college degree preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to Tonya Dozier at [email protected].  Applicants must also complete the Town’s Employment Application available on the Town’s website at

Starting Pay Range: $20.80 – $23.80 depending on qualifications.

Closing Date:  Open until filled.


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