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Employment Opportunities and Forms

Please check our Employment Opportunities page for current employment announcements.

When applying for employment with the Town of Amherst, please be sure to complete the application form in its entirety. You may attach a resume to provide additional information, however, a resume alone will not be considered formal application to the Town of Amherst.

The Town of Amherst has positions available. For more information, please check out the listings below.

Please be advised that there is a Local Law requiring Town of Amherst employees to be residents of the Town of Amherst.

Please be advised that the Amherst Town Board adopted Resolution 2021-561 on June 21, 2021 that eliminates the residency requirement for seasonal staff in the Youth & Recreation and Highway Departments and part-time staff in the Youth & Recreation Department, through December 31, 2022.

Non-Town residents may be eligible for Town employment in certain positions – please contact the Town of Amherst Human Resources Department to find out if you may be eligible.

Forms should be mailed or delivered to:

Human Resources
Amherst Municipal Building
5583 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000. Amherst community videos.

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The Town of Amherst ADA Coordinators are Robert McCarthy (Director of Human Resources) and Mark Berke (Commissioner of Buildings).

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    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221