Looking to start or progress your career as a municipal clerk? Then come work with us at the Lincoln Town Office. The Town of Lincoln is hiring a full-time Counter Clerk/Deputy Clerk Trainee. This engaging job includes registering motor vehicles, issuing various licenses, collecting tax payments, and a variety of other duties while learning more about how municipal government operates. As an integral member of the Clerk’s office, you’ll also learn the responsibilities of the Deputy Clerk, including the election process in the State of Maine. The ideal candidate will have strong customer service skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a positive attitude. 


Position type: Full time, 40 hours per week (benefits include health, optional dental, 401k or Maine State retirement, insurance opt-out, short term disability and life insurance as well as vacation and sick time)

Salary: Starting pay is $15.00 to $16.00 an hour based on experience.

Counter Clerk duties include: Registering motor vehicles, issuing trash passes, issuing dog licenses, collecting tax payments, issuing hunting/fishing licenses, ATV/ boat/snowmobile registrations, answering phones, and issuing vital records.Counter Clerk Job Description

Deputy Clerk duties include: processing monthly reports for payment to State Offices, updating voter registration information, learning the election process in the State of Maine. The Deputy is the Clerks right hand person and assumes all responsibilities of the Clerk in his/her absence. Deputy Clerk Job Description 

Requirements: Graduation from high school and two years of related experience OR any equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience, with additional work experience substituting for the required education on a year for year basis. Suitable Candidate must become a Maine Notary within six months of hire, if not already a Maine Notary. This candidate must also be fully COVID vaccinated or become vaccinated before beginning work with the Town.

Preferred Skills: Maine Certified Clerk, Maine Notary, cash handling experience, exceptional customer service skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, basic computer skills especially experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience is preferred but willing to train the right candidate.


The Town will be accepting cover letters and resumes until a suitable candidate is found.  Please submit your cover letter and resume to:   

                                                            Town of Lincoln

                                                            Full-Time Counter Clerk Position

                                                            Attn:  Ann Morrison, Town Clerk

                                                            29 Main Street

                                                            Lincoln, ME  04457

The Town of Lincoln is an Equal Opportunity Employer.