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Town of Wellesley Employment Opportunities
The Town of Wellesley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.  Click here for more information about our EEO/AA policies.


July 28, 2015


The Wellesley Police Department is seeking a full-time Office Assistant/Records Clerk.  Reporting to the Support Services Lieutenant, the primary responsibilities of this position are organizing and maintaining police record files, responding to requests for police records, verifying computer information, and performing various administrative, accounting, clerical and bookkeeping tasks to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Police Department.  The work requires strong organizational, time management and communication skills, the ability to safeguard all confidential information, and the ability to acquire thorough knowledge of the Police Department.

Requirements:  High School graduate, three years experience in an office environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; proficiency in Microsoft Office; demonstrated ability to interact with personnel at all levels in a professional and courteous manner, both face-to-face and over the telephone; and demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workflow and to file accurately.  Knowledge of the Massachusetts Public Record Laws and of Criminal Offender Record Information Laws and prior experience in municipal or state government or law enforcement agency are a plus.

To apply, please send 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 August 11, 2015.  AA/EOE


The Wellesley Free Library seeks a technology savvy, service-oriented full-time (35 hours/week), Reference Librarian.  Reporting to the Reference Services Supervisor, the primary responsibility is to provide exemplary customer service to the public through general reference, reader's advisory services and classroom instruction on the use of a variety of technology tools.

Assists patrons in the use of the public access catalog and provides technical assistance with computer applications, portable devices, and downloads of eBooks and other media.  The successful candidate will have reference and instructional experience; strong, positive communication and interpersonal skills; the ability and willingness to handle multiple responsibilities in a changing environment; and be conversant with various library, communication, and social media technologies.  Work hours will include weekdays, some evenings, and some weekends.

Requirements:  MLS; one to three years of reference experience; excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills; in-depth knowledge of collection development; excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail, Internet searches and software specific to libraries; and basic ability to troubleshoot computer hardware and software.  Hourly rate of pay is $25.04 to $31.69.  To apply, send resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Dept., Town Hall, 525 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to hr@wellesleyma.gov by August 10, 2015.  AA/EOE


The Town of Wellesley recognizes the need to provide outstanding maintenance and operation services in its school and town buildings through its Facilities Maintenance Department (FMD).  The FMD manages twenty buildings totaling over a million square feet, with a staff of 64 and an operating budget of over $6.4 million, plus a major capital projects budget.

The FMD is currently looking for two on-call custodians to fill in on an “as needed” basis when other custodians are on vacation or are sick.   The Town seeks outstanding candidates who are hard-working, ambitious, and committed to working in a team environment.

Reporting to the Custodial Service Manager, responsibilities include opening and closing the building; cleaning tasks; assisting with regular and periodic maintenance work; cleaning windows and sidewalks; event set up and break down; and de-icing, and snow throwing/snow shoveling as well as landscape work as needed.  Requirements:  High School diploma or equivalent; demonstrated ability to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision; ability to lift 50 lbs.; manual dexterity; and demonstrated initiative in recognizing needed tasks within sphere of responsibility.  Applicants will be required to complete a CORI form.  Rate of pay is $18.39/hour.  Please apply to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document to hr@wellesleyma.gov  by July 30, 2015.  AA/EOE

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The Town of Wellesley Planning Department is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Planner, an entry-level professional position in the Department. The hired candidate will work alongside the Planning Director and Assistant Planning Director to make recommendations on comprehensive planning, zoning analysis, site plan review, design review and related matters.  Job duties include representing the Planning Board, Planning Director and/or the Town at interdepartmental meetings, meetings of Town boards, community groups, and regional and state agencies; coordinating and/or assisting in the administration of regulations pertaining to Design Review, Large House Review (LHR), Neighborhood Conservation Districts (NCD),  Historic Districts, Subdivisions, and Special Permits; collecting, organizing, analyzing, and maintaining data for use in technical studies and reports related to Planning Department activities; and working on special projects that require community outreach and facilitation skills.  Additional duties include responding to public inquiries and advising developers, builders, realtors, citizens and property owners on items relating to zoning, subdivision, design review, sign control, historic district regulations, site plan review, LHR and NCD review, Planning Board rules and regulations, and the interpretation of Massachusetts General Laws relating to planning and zoning.  Requires a Bachelors Degree in Planning or a related field or equivalent, one year experience in municipal planning or a related field or equivalent, working knowledge of all applicable laws pertaining to land use within a municipality and the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  The ability to accurately read and interpret plans and maps, such as site plans, building floor plans, contour and landscape plans, and to manage time effectively while prioritizing workflow are a must.  The anticipated hiring range is an annual salary between $45,860 and $57,500.  To apply, submit 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 hr@wellesleyma.gov by August 4, 2015.  Technical, planning-related writing samples are welcomed and encouraged.  AA/EOE.


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


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