The Town of Lyme is looking for a Board & Commission Administrative Assistant.  Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and their resume to  

Board and Commission Administrative Assistant

Job Description

  • Provides ongoing administrative support to four town boards: the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Conservation and Inland Wetlands Commission, the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Board of Finance.
  • Reports directly to the Zoning Enforcement Officer (Bernie Gigliotti) and the chairmen of the four boards.
  • Prepares and distributes meeting agendas. Attends and records all meetings.  Submits minutes for approval and publication, and maintains files in town vault.
  • Notifies board members and Town Clerk of any changes to meetings schedule.
  • Develops annual meeting schedule for each board as required by state statute and arranges meeting space.
  • Places ads and public notices in local newspapers. Advises Board of Selectmen of public hearings.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information as specified.
  • Provides certified transcripts of meetings and public hearings requiring court actions.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (or any equivalent combination of education and experience).
  • Two or more years of relevant experience.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with people appropriately and effectively; and maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to use Word, email programs and other office software.

Time Requirements

  • The Board of Finance meets 2 nights a month, January through April.
  • The three land-use commissions each meet 1 night a month.
  • Special night meetings as required.
  • Additional time to prepare minutes and materials as needed, and on a flexible schedule.
  • Approximately 10 – 15 hours per month combined.