The Town of Merrimac, population 1,247, is seeking to fill the part-time position of Deputy Clerk -Treasurer.   Located less than forty minutes from the west side of Madison and minutes from the South Shore of Devil’s Lake.  


Position Objectives:

Assists the Town Administrator-Clerk-Treasurer perform administrative and clerical work in conducting the daily business of the town including financial management and statutory clerk and treasurer functions.  Assists in preparing the annual budget.  Handles correspondence on behalf of the town, and executes assignments given by the Town Administrator including assisting with basic accounting and record management. Works under general supervision of the Town Administrator – Clerk – Treasurer.


Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, be able to prioritize, and work independently.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Attendance at monthly evening zoning and town board meetings required. 


Minimum Requirements:

The qualifications for this position include at minimum a high school diploma or equivalent, vocational/technical training and two to three years of related work experience preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office products is required and experience with QuickBooks is helpful.  Previous government experience a plus.



Starting salary is $18.50 with 20-30 hours a week.  We offer an excellent and competitive benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System, health, dental, deferred compensation. and life insurance, in addition to paid vacation.  


More Information:

Application and full job description can be found on the town website at 


Applications must include a cover letter and resume.  Mail, drop off, or email your cover letter, resume, application, and three professional references to:


Town of MerrimacS6911 State Hwy. 113 – P.O. Box 115

Merrimac, WI 53561


(608) 493-2588


Deadline:        December 6, 2021; Noon.