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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.


June 24, 2016


The Town of Wellesley is currently seeking a full-time (35 hours/week) Accounting Clerk for the Treasurer/Collector’s office.  Responsibilities of this position include responding to general inquiries from the public; the proper accounting and recording of monies received on a daily basis; and performing basic office tasks.  Minimum qualifications include the ability to provide high quality customer service; a high school degree or equivalent; one year experience with accounting, bookkeeping, financial reports or related duties; excellent math, cash and check handling skills; working knowledge of PCs and other office equipment; ability to learn MA General Laws concerning tax collection; ability to work with and understand the functions of banks, insurance companies, and other Town departments.  Rate range is $21.97 - $27.37 with an excellent benefit package.  To apply, please 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 or PDF document to hr@wellesleyma.gov by July 4, 2016.  AA/EOE


The Wellesley Free Library is seeking a technology-savvy, welcoming, full-time (35 hours/week) Reference Librarian to join our team in providing the highest quality library service.  Under the supervision of the Reference Services Supervisor, duties will include providing technology education to patrons (including coding and instruction on the use of electronic media); reference and reader advisory services; materials selection; and developing/implementing library programs for high school students.

The successful candidate will have 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.

The pay range is $25.67 - $32.48 with an excellent benefit package.  Requires:  MLS; one to three years of reference experience; knowledge of collection development; demonstrated knowledge of effective public service techniques; excellent oral and written communication skills; exemplary customer service skills; excellent computer skills, including familiarity with computer coding concepts, database searching and software specific to libraries.  To apply, 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 July 11, 2016.  AA/EOE

**  Seasonal Highway Maintenance Staff  **

The Town of Wellesley Department of Public Works Highway Division is seeking to hire a temporary summer maintenance worker. Under the general direction of the Assistant Superintendent of Highway and the direct supervision of the Highway General Foreman this position will focus on several different projects with the Highway compound.  The possible projects include:  painting garage doors, weeding, cleaning, counting/stacking inventory, clearing vegetation.  This will be an indoor/outdoor position with work of a laboring nature in outdoor weather conditions and possible noisy environments.  The incumbent of this position works approximately 40-hour work weeks, M-F, 7AM-3PM.  Candidate must be at least 18 years of age.  A valid MA State Driver’s License is required at time of appointment.  The salary is dependent on qualifications and ranges from $10 +per hour. To apply, please fill out online application found at:  http://www.wellesleyma.gov/Pages/WellesleyMA_HR/AppForEmployment_v10.pdf  and forward to the Highway Division General Foreman, Kevin Collins (kcollins@wellesleyma.gov).  Feel free to forward a resume in addition to the application if desired.  Applications accepted until position is filled. AA/EOE.

**  PLANNER  **

The Town of Wellesley Planning Department is re-advertising for 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 $46,900 and $58,800.  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 July 4, 2016.  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


Orders, receives, stores and issues tools and parts for a variety of Department of Public Works (DPW) vehicles and equipment. Maintains inventory records and records all costs related to each piece of equipment.  Records part numbers, descriptions, prices and other related information on approximately 4,000 repair orders per year, for pricing and computing labor charges. Monitors fuel supply levels, orders additional fuel as needed, and prepares fuel system environmental compliance reports. Participate in the Town’s snow and ice control program; must be available for stand-by, emergency and weekend duties as required.  Requires ability to interpret shop manuals and determine type and specification of parts; interpret budget and inventory reports; use personal computer; perform basic mathematical calculations and to accurately count; valid Class B CDL or the ability to obtain same within six months of obtaining this position; good communication skills.  Candidates with airbrakes and tanker endorsements, MA Department of Public Safety Hoisting Engineer’s License Classes 2A and 1C and two years of vehicle maintenance inventory management experience or one year of such experience plus one year of vehicle maintenance education will be given preference.  The hourly range for this position is $20.58 - $26.70. 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 or PDF document to jobs@wellesleyma.gov~by June 24, 2016. ~AA/EOE

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