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Town of Wellesley Employment Opportunities
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December 7, 2016


The Town of Wellesley Information Technology (IT) Department is seeking to hire a full-time (35 hours/week) Systems Administrator. Under the direction of the Network Manager the Systems Administrator’s primary responsibility is to design and implement highly-scalable data storage platforms, and to advance the Town’s Microsoft Office365 platform (incl. Exchange Online, OneDrive, SharePoint, and Skype for Business). The incumbent is a project manager, involved in the strategic planning for system enhancements that increase productivity for over 300 Town network end-users. As a member of an IT support team with shared responsibilities, the Systems Administrator is expected to support the Network Manager and Desktop Administrator with user and email account management, backups, disaster recovery, and cybersecurity.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline.  Three years of experience administering physical and virtual IT systems.  Three years of experience with Windows server operating systems (2008 or later). Documented experience administering SharePoint Server or Online.  Knowledge of networking protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, and LAN/WAN. Three years of experience with server virtualization technologies (VMWare, or equivalent). Ability to communicate technical information in simple oral and written instructions to non-technical users. Knowledge of alternate desktop/mobile operating systems (MacOS, iOS, Android) preferred.

Anticipated hiring range $60-71K, DOQ, with excellent benefits (health insurance, vacation, sick time, retirement plan).

To apply, submit a Town 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 28, 2016. AA/EOE.


The Town of Wellesley is currently seeking a part-time (up to 19 hours/week) Workers’ Compensation Coordinator.  The Workers’ Compensation Coordinator is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of workers’ compensation claims; communicates with injured employees, supervisors, medical personnel and the third party administrator on all claim-related issues; manages federal, state and Town leave of absence benefits/policies; and monitors all non-work related absences.

Reporting to the Human Resources Director, the Workers’ Compensation Coordinator’s work requires knowledge of Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Laws and of commonly used leave of absence laws and practices; attention to detail; and the ability to maintain confidentiality.  The incumbent must possess characteristics and skills to work effectively with all levels of personnel.  The work is performed independently, consulting with the Director on unusual situations.

Requires:  Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field, three to five years’ of claims management, benefits or human resources administration experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Laws and of human resources leave of absence laws and practices.  Computer literacy, including word processing and spreadsheets.  Strong organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize workflow.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with personnel at all levels.  Strong verbal and written communication skills.  Anticipated hiring range is $27.74 - $33.90 and the position is not benefits eligible.

To apply, submit 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 20, 2016  EOE/AA


The Wellesley Natural Resources Commission is seeking to hire a full-time (35 hours/week) secretary. The Natural Resources Commission’s goals are to provide the Town with the highest quality of environmental leadership, planning and management, establish sound environmental policy and protect and improve the Town's natural and outdoor recreational resources. Under the general direction of the Natural Resources Director, this position provides secretarial, bookkeeping, and clerical tasks to assist to the Director and Department staff in carrying out their responsibilities to the Natural Resources Commission, and acts as the Department’s receptionist. Within assigned priorities, the incumbent organizes workflow, types memorandums, contracts and other documents, handles routine correspondence, schedules meetings, hearings, conferences, and appointments, takes and prepares minutes and dictation, and distributes agendas, minutes, and mailings.  The work requires knowledge of Departmental and Town practices and procedures.  Uses independent judgment within the incumbent’s area of responsibility.  Thorough knowledge of Wetlands Protection Act procedures is a plus.  Tact and diplomacy in dealing with the general public and public officials are required.  Maintaining confidentiality regarding real estate, legal, and personnel matters is essential.

Requirements:  High School diploma or equivalent.  Three years of experience working in an office environment.  Demonstrated computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, spreadsheets and databases.  Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workflow and meet deadlines.  Ability to learn Town accounting (MUNIS) and Town government procedures.  Ability to attain thorough knowledge of the Wetlands Protection Act and Wellesley Wetlands Protection Bylaw.

Anticipated starting hourly rate of pay is $20.07 DOQ with excellent benefits (health insurance, vacation, sick time, retirement plan).

To apply, submit 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 11, 2016  EOE/AA


The Wellesley Council on Aging (COA) is seeking applications from responsible individuals to drive the COA bus on an on-call basis.  On-call drivers fill in when regularly scheduled drivers are out due to time off, illness, etc., and may also be asked to drive on evenings and weekends as needed.  The COA Bus Driver provides safe transportation to medical appointments, stores, and social engagements for Wellesley’s senior citizens via a 12 passenger wheelchair accessible bus.  The incumbent maintains accurate passenger records and performs daily safety checks.  The work requires a clean driving record, organizational and interpersonal skills and concern for the safety of passengers and equipment.

Requirements:  High School diploma; the ability to read and write English; possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license; possession of a clean driving record with no moving violations in the past five years; patience with and interest in senior citizens; and basic familiarity with personal computers and spreadsheet software.  Candidates must pass a CORI check and participate in pre-employment drug screening. Mandatory training will be scheduled.  The position is not eligible for benefits.  Applicants with evening and weekend availability preferred.  The hourly rate of pay is $15.30.

To apply, 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 of PDF to hr@wellesleyma.gov by December 11, 2016.  AA/EOE

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


Supervisory Electrical Engineer – knowledge of the design, construction, operations and maintenance and trouble shooting of a 4 kV and 13.8 kV distribution systems.  Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with two years of experience preferred.  Familiarity with SCADA and metering a plus.

Excellent health and retirement benefits along with a competitive salary; great career opportunity.  Please submit cover letter and resume in MS Word or PDF format to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or email to hr@wellesleyma.gov by December 8, 2016.  AA/EOE.  Salary range:  $105,000 -$115,000.


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


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, 2016 to April 1st. 2017. 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 application can be sent to:
Michael T. Quinn, MCLP
Assistant Superintendent / Deputy Tree Warden
30 Municipal Way
Wellesley, MA  02481
Tel.: 781-235-7600, ext. 3331 Fax: 781-431-7569
E-mail: mquinn@wellesleyma,gov


The Town of Wellesley is looking for a full-time Medium Equipment Operator for the Highway Department.  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 $18.67 - $24.24.  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 December 20, 2016.  AA/EOE

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