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Town of Wellesley Employment Opportunities
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CURRENT OPENINGS

December 17, 2014


FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONS ASSISTANT **

MUNICIPAL LIGHT PLANT


The Financial and Operations Assistant is responsible for providing support services to the Municipal Light Plant’s (MLP) Accounting, Administrative and Line Operations functions.  The incumbent performs the day-to-day processing of the MLP’s accounts payable and payroll in an effective and accurate manner.  Major responsibilities also include assisting with the preparation of monthly and annual Financial Statements, maintaining the MLP’s plant records, tracking overhead/underground work assignments for individual employees and monthly monitoring of the capital work and operating budgets.  The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in accounts payable, payroll functions and procedures, the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial and payroll information, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.  Experience in MUNIS software is required.  The incumbent performs a variety of routine and complex tasks to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Municipal Light Plant.

To apply, please submit a Town of Wellesley job application or a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to hr@wellesleyma.gov by 3:00 p.m. on December 22, 2014.  AA/EOE.

A Town of Wellesley job application is available at the following location:   http://wellesleyma.virtualtownhall.net/Pages/WellesleyMA_HR/application

**  There is a strong internal candidate.



**  PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR  **


The Town of Wellesley is seeking a full time Program Administrator to develop, implement, and evaluate recreation programs and classes and to coordinate the delivery of special events and projects.  Duties include the following:  performs needs analyses to determine the recreational interests and needs of Wellesley residents and manages the creation, budget and success of programs created as a result of the analysis; recruits, interviews, selects, trains, supervises and evaluates approximately 40 to 60 program instructors each season; oversees the planning and organization of the Town’s summer day camp programs including staff selection and supervision, program content, and budget tracking; and ensures that camps meet state and local Board of Health standards.  Additional duties include:  ensuring that all program instructors and summer camp staff have been CORI/SORI checked; preparing the presentation of the program budget for the Advisory Committee; ensuring that programs are self-supporting by setting fees and monitoring program enrollment; and monitoring the Department’s web site to ensure that information on programs is both timely and correct.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or a related field, two years’ experience in recreation program development and one year of supervisory experience; knowledge of federal, state and local laws, policies or regulations; excellent written, oral, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills including the ability to deal with the general public, especially young people; and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.  Proficiency in RecTrac software and its components, Adobe In Design and Adobe Illustrator; certification as a Park and Recreation Professional from the National Recreation and Park Association or ability to obtain such; and current First Aid and CPR/AED and other American Red Cross certifications such as Lifeguarding or Water Safety Instructor are preferred.  The position requires the ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.  The salary range for the position is $47,060 – $71,340, commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA  02482 or email as a Word document or PDF to hr@wellesleyma.gov by December 22, 2014.  AA/EOE




**  FLEET MAINTENANCE MECHANIC  **


The Town of Wellesley Department of Public Works is currently seeking a Fleet Maintenance Mechanic with diesel truck experience to inspect, diagnose, maintain and repair Town vehicles.

Job duties include performing diesel and gasoline engine maintenance/repair work on trucks, plows, heavy equipment and cars and overhauling and maintaining engines, power train units and chassis components including hydraulic systems.  Additional duties include performing mechanical, metal working and painting tasks on mobile and stationary equipment and performing emergency and other duties as assigned.  

Requirements:  Knowledge of construction equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct mechanical, fuel and electrical system components.  High School diploma or equivalent, specialized training in mechanics or maintenance management, three years related experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  The following licenses are required within first six months of employment: MA CDL Class B license with airbrakes and tanker endorsements; MA Dept. of Public Safety Hoisting Engineer’s License Classes 2A and 1C; MA State Inspectors License for both commercial and non commercial vehicles and equipment; and ASE Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling certificate that meets USEPA Section 609 regulations.  

Candidates with Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications and/or previous achievement of mastery level factory certification from a relevant manufacturer preferred.  

Hourly rate of pay is $20.76 - $26.94.  The Town’s benefit package includes health, dental and long-term disability insurances, paid holidays and vacations and a retirement plan, among others.

To apply, please submit a Town job application or a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to hr@wellesleyma.gov by December 22, 2014.  AA/EOE.

A Town of Wellesley job application is available at the following location:   http://wellesleyma.virtualtownhall.net/Pages/WellesleyMA_HR/application


                
**  REFERENCE LIBRARIAN -- CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT (PART-TIME)  **


The Wellesley Free Library is seeking a part-time reference librarian to work in the Children’s Department of the main library and at both branch libraries.  The principal work of the incumbent is to conduct story programs for a wide variety of audiences, including public and private school classrooms in Wellesley, and to deliver high quality reference service from the Children’s Reference Desk. Some tasks connected to maintaining collections of children’s materials in the main and branch libraries may also be required.  The hourly rate is $24.55, the work schedule is less than 20 hours/week, and the position is not benefit eligible.  Requires:  MLS; strong customer service skills; and demonstrated knowledge of effective children’s services techniques.  Submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to hr@wellesleyma.gov by December 21, 2014.  AA/EOE


        
**  SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS  **


Excellent opportunity for individuals concerned about the safety of children.  The Town of Wellesley is currently looking to hire School Crossing Guards.  We are seeking dependable individuals to assure the safety of school children crossing the streets as they go to and from school. Interested individuals need not be Wellesley residents.  The morning shift is from 7:55 a.m. to 8:25 a.m. and the afternoon shift is generally from 3:05 p.m. to 3:35 p.m.  On Wednesdays, the afternoon shift is from 12:05 p.m. to 12:35 p.m.    Salary is $14.79/hour plus a $5.00 stipend for each shift.  Fresh air and smiling children's faces are included.  Please apply at the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482.  AA/EOE




** On-Call Seasonal Sidewalk Tractor Operator / Maintenance Worker **

Responsible for performing a variety of snow & ice removal tasks that include hand shoveling & sanding, spreading ice melt with a walk behind spreader, operation of a walk behind snow blower and operation of a Trackless Sidewalk Tractor with plow, sander and blower attachments, and non CDL plow vehicles. The incumbent shall, when required, perform other assignments essential to the Department of Public Works snow & ice operation. Position requires being on call 24 hours a day with the ability to report to work within one hour of being notified in order to carry out snow and ice duties as assigned. Once assigned, incumbent must be able to work long hours during snow and ice storm events that may last 24 hour periods or greater. The incumbent shall plan and conduct a wide variety of skilled and semi-skilled routine and repetitive tasks; interpret maps, written and verbal instructions; determine work procedures; examine and inspect work; keep records of work and materials; take all necessary safety precautions; maintain and keep tools and equipment in proper operating order and insure that work is performed in accordance with standard snow & ice practices, general instructions, and established schedules. The incumbent may work alone or with others. Appointment is from November 15th, 2014 to April 1st. 2015. Rate of pay is $20.00 to $25.00 per hour based on experience.

MINIMIM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ability to operate equipment such as a sidewalk tractor, l-ton pick-up or dump truck with plow, walk behind snow blower, walk behind spreader, shovel and various hand tools  
  • Ability to interpret maps, written and verbal instructions
  • Valid Class D Massachusetts Operator's License
  • Ability to be on call 24 hours during Winter Season
  • Ability to report for work with one hour of being notified
  • Ability work long hours that may exceed a 24 period
  • Ability to work outdoors during snow & ice storms
Questions and town job applications can be sent to:
Frank Miller
Superintendent / Park and Highway Division
30 Municipal Way
Wellesley, MA  02481
Tel.: 781-235-7600, ext. 3320 Fax: 781-431-7569



** MEDIUM EQUIPMENT OPERATOR **

Full-time positions in the Highway Program.  The incumbent operates and maintains vehicles and equipment; performs semi-skilled building and construction work on streets, sidewalks, catch basins, etc.; and is required to participate in snow removal, ice control, standby, emergency, and call-in duty plus other tasks as assigned.  Ensures proper operation of all equipment and follows all required safety procedures.  The incumbent must possess a valid MA Class B CDL with air brakes and tanker endorsements within six months of the date of hire.  Other requirements include a High School diploma or equivalent; a good employment record; the possession of or ability to obtain a valid a Hoisting Engineer’s License classes 1C, 2C and 4E within six months; proficiency in the operation of Class B vehicles and medium equipment; and the ability to read, understand and follow written and verbal instructions and use hand and power tools.  Pay range is $17.90 - $23.24.  To apply, send a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to jobs@wellesleyma.gov by January 2, 2015.  AA/EOE


** FULL-TIME DISPATCHER **


Responsibilities include receiving, dispatching and recording telephone and radio communications, and NCIC and LEAPS communications according to FCC and Dept. regulations.  Dispatches vehicles to calls for assistance.  Keeps police and fire personnel informed of all facts affecting safety or the efficiency of their responses to the call.  Performs all other duties as assigned. Performs typing and clerical functions.  Must be able to work any of three scheduled shifts.  Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and the ability to type 35 wpm.  Public safety dispatching knowledge of E-911 and computer aided dispatching preferred.  To apply, submit a Town of Wellesley job application or a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to jobs@wellesleyma.gov by December 31, 2014.  AA/EOE

A Town of Wellesley job application is available at the following location:   http://wellesleyma.virtualtownhall.net/Pages/WellesleyMA_HR/application





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