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March 6, 2014
** PRIMARY WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR **
The Primary Water Treatment Plant Operator is responsible for the proper operation and maintenance of the water treatment facilities and the wastewater pumping facilities. These facilities include the wells, the pumping units, the aerators, the filtration tanks, the chemical feed systems, and the disinfection system. The operator is responsible for testing the water characteristics so as to accurately maintain the proper dosages of the applied chemicals. The operator is responsible for keeping accurate and complete records of the pumping and treatment process operations and maintenance. The position is also responsible for other related assignments as required, including the plowing of snow.
Requirements: Possession of a valid Massachusetts Drinking Water Supply Operator Certification of Grade 2 Treatment. Education and experience requirements are determined by the Board of Certification of Operators of Drinking Water Supply Facilities and are outlined on the Education and Experience Requirements Worksheet for Operator Grade and Status. Possession of a valid Massachusetts Class B CDL with airbrakes endorsement. One to three years of supervisory experience. Also, basic knowledge of personal computers, SCADA systems, electricity, and effective oral communications skills.
The pay range is $20.35 to $26.41/hour. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by March 20, 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 $13.87/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
** TREE CLIMBER **
The Wellesley Department of Public Works, Park and Tree Division, is currently seeking a Tree Climber. Reporting to the Foreman and/or Lead Tree Climber, the Tree Climber performs all kinds of tree care including planting, pruning, fertilizing, bark tracing, pest control, hazardous electric line pruning, tree removal and other operations involving rigging. The ability to rope climb and work in trees is essential. The position requires the incumbent to work outdoors in all weather conditions, in high and precarious places, and in the immediate vicinity of electric lines; to participate in the Town’s snow and ice control program; and to be available for stand-by, emergency and weekend duties as required. The incumbent performs tasks for other divisions and Town departments when needed.
One to three years experience in the tree care industry with Knowledge of trees and shrubs, of how plants are affected by urban and suburban conditions, of agriculture-related trades such as landscaping, arboriculture, and forestry, and of electric line clearance. Within six months of obtaining this position, or current possession of the following certifications/licenses: Massachusetts Class B CDL; Massachusetts Hoisting Engineer’s License 1B and 2B; Massachusetts Pesticide Applicator’s License; CPR and First Aid Certification; and completion of Electrical Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP) training. Familiarity with applicable laws, regulations and standards including, but not limited to, Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 87 and American National Standards Institute ANSI Z133.1 pertaining to tree care
and electric line clearance operations.
Excellent benefits package. Hourly range from $19.35 hr. to $ 25.10 hr. depending on experience.
Please apply to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or email as a Word document to email@example.com by March 14, 2014. AA/EOE.
** Civil Engineer **
The Town of Wellesley is seeking a Civil Engineer for its Public Works Department to administer and coordinate both the Town’s Utility Permit Program and its capital improvement projects.
Primary responsibilities include managing the street occupancy permit process to include developing reports highlighting program activity, inspecting field work in progress to ensure compliance, coordinating the activity of contractors, utilities, police and fire, and assisting in the amendment of the Town’s “Rules and Specifications Regulating Street Excavations, Obstructions and Driveway Aprons”; planning and managing assigned capital improvement projects in accordance with accepted engineering principles and practices and within applicable laws, rules and regulations; supervising and assisting in conducting preliminary surveys to determine feasibility and site issues for construction projects, and develop opinions of probable costs; and directing, and supervising junior Engineering Division employees.
Additional responsibilities include coordinating and directing land survey work; maintaining awareness of and researching federal and state programs providing grants or loans for all types of municipal construction projects; completing and submitting applications for such grants and loans and developing specifications, procedures and related information for the DPW annual purchase of supplies, materials and service contracts in accordance with Town Bylaws and Massachusetts General Laws.
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or allied discipline or equivalent from an accredited institution, two (2) years experience in the design and construction of Public Works projects and civil engineering projects of moderate complexity and registration as an Engineer in Training or Surveyor in Training in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or the ability and qualifications to obtain this registration within two (2) years. Demonstrated knowledge of applicable state and municipal regulations, codes, and standards, a working knowledge of civil engineering computer applications, including CAD and/or GIS, effective interpersonal and oral and written communication skills and a valid driver’s license are also required. Graduate work in Civil Engineering or allied discipline and five (5) years experience
in the design and construction of Public Works projects and civil engineering projects of moderate complexity I preferred. Please submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or email as a Word or PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 7, 2014. AA/EOE
** SEASONAL PARK AND TREE MAINTENANCE STAFF **
The Town of Wellesley is a predominantly residential community, located approximately 13 miles west of Boston. Its geographic location and its visual characteristics make it a highly desirable suburb of the Boston area. This town has over 255 acres of active recreational space and 642 acres of passive open space, along with over 6,000 public street trees. The Wellesley D.P.W. Park & Tree Division is responsible for maintaining the town athletic fields, playgrounds, parklands, conservation areas, public shade trees, open spaces and the landscapes surrounding town buildings.
Presently we are seeking individuals who like to work outdoors in all weather conditions, can follow verbal & written directions, work independently and possess a strong work ethic. Positions may start as early as Mid April and last until late September. Individuals must be able to work a minimum twelve week period. Full and part time seasonal work is available, no weekend or holiday hours are required and candidates must be least 18 years old to apply. All work is conducted between the hours of 7am and 3pm, Monday through Friday and the hourly rate is between $10-$12/hour, commiserate with experience. Interested candidates should send a resume or call for an application no later than April 4th, 2014. Applications can be found at http://www.wellesleyma.gov/Pages/WellesleyMA_HR/application . Resumes and/or applications can be submitted via fax at 781-431-7569 or by mail to Wellesley D.P.W. Park & Tree Division, Attn: Michael T. Quinn, Assistant Superintendent, 30 Municipal Way, Wellesley Hills MA 02481. Resumes and/or applications may
also be emailed as a Word document or PDF to email@example.com. AA/EOE
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