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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.


February 27, 2015


Part-time position (16 hours/week) for a Circulation Assistant.  Duties include providing excellent customer service at the Main and Branch Libraries, checking in and checking out of library materials; assisting patrons in the use of self-check terminals, shelving materials; shelf-reading; assisting customers at the Circulation and Information Desks; filling items on daily paging list; dispensing general information to customers; performing network transfer functions; and other assigned duties.  The work schedule includes one evening per week, every Saturday, and one Sunday per month during the school year.  The requirements are a High School diploma or equivalent; working knowledge of automated systems; excellent interpersonal, oral communication and customer service skills; and six months of clerical work experience.  The hourly rate is $16.84 and the position is not benefit eligible.  

To apply, submit a Town of Wellesley job application or 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 March 11, 2015.  AA/EOE

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


The Wellesley Free Library seeks an enthusiastic team player for a part-time (16 hours/week) professional Reference Librarian position.  Reporting to the Reference Services Supervisor, the primary responsibility is to assist the public in making maximum use of library resources.  This position requires excellent customer service skills, outreach and technology instruction experience, expert searching skills, and familiarity with collection and reference tools.  The Reference Librarian responds to requests for specific information; shows patrons how to search for and locate information; provides technology instruction, Reader Advisory service and selects materials for the collection.  Incumbents in the Reference Department provide support and instruction to patrons in and outside of the Library on a wide range of computer applications, library services and electronic resources.

Minimum 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.  The hourly rate of pay is $24.55 and the position is not benefit eligible.  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 to hr@wellesleyma.gov by March 9, 2015. 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

** 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.

  • 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

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