Hiring: Deputy Clerk/Treasurer

Now’s your chance to join the Village of Benton team!

The Village of Benton is seeking qualified applicants to fill the Deputy Clerk /Treasurer position. Applicants should have strong interpersonal, communication, leadership, organizational, banking and computer skills. Proficient software knowledge, including Word and Excel, a plus.  Part–time hours of 24 hours per week. Wages commensurate with experience. 

Please visit www.bentonwi.us/forms-permits/ to complete an Employment Application. Submit your application and a current resume to [email protected] no later than 4:00 PM on Friday, June 9.                  

Specific job duties assisting the Village Clerk/Treasurer will include:


  1. Answer telephone, take messages, handle residents questions, prepare work orders as needed
  2. Enter utility payments and daily bank deposits
  3. Load meter reader, download meter readings into computer, run pre-billing registers, and check for errors.
  4. Handle requests from utility customers
  5. Assist auditor when necessary and PSC reporting
  6. Record retention
  7. Attend training as deemed necessary
  8. Substitute for Village Clerk/Treasurer as needed – vacation, illness, etc.
  9. Issue permits and licenses
  10. Assist with agenda, meeting postings and meeting minutes
  11. Ordering office supplies
  12. Typing letters and developing data bases when necessary
  13. Assists with Elections
  14. State and other required reporting
  15. Quarterly newsletter
  16. Perform any other tasks as required


  1. Verify and enter invoices for claims against the Village.


  1. Monthly billing and collection of electric, water, sewer, and refuse
  2. Property tax collection
  3. Issuance of utility disconnect notices and deferred payment agreements
  4. Issuance and collection of fees for dog licenses