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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.


May 27, 2016


The Town of Wellesley is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Town Clerk.  The incumbent provides supervisory and administrative support in assisting the Town Clerk discharge the duties of the office including, but not limited to, the maintenance of vital records, licensing and permits, records management, and elections support.  Thorough knowledge of Town clerk’s operations and office functions preferred.  Candidates for this 35 hour/week position must demonstrate exceptional verbal communication and interpersonal skills; customer service skills; and multitasking and management support skills.  Also required are a minimum of an Associate’s Degree; two years (three to five years preferred) of office and customer service experience, preferably in a municipal setting; demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workflow; accuracy and attention to detail; and proficiency with MS Office applications.

The anticipated hiring range is $42,400 - $53,200, DOQ.  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 June 12, 2016.  AA/EOE

**  TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANT (part-time 16 hrs)  **

The Town of Wellesley is currently seeking a Technology Assistant to work in the Wellesley Free Library (WFL).  In addition to other duties, a focus of this position is to edit content for the Library Web Site.  Proven knowledge of Wordpress and the ability to write and edit the web are essential.

Other duties may include assisting in troubleshooting and maintenance of the Library’s computer network, providing hardware and software support and training to all WFL Departments.

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field OR an Associate’s Degree in Information Technology and  two years’ experience in a technical field, demonstrated understanding of current Microsoft and Apple Operating systems and software applications including but not limited to, Microsoft Office, Apple products, software.

Experience working with a diverse group of individuals with varying computer skill levels, ability to interact tactfully and appropriately with library patrons and staff, excellent and effective customer service, trouble shooting, oral and written communication skills are also required.

Experience with software commonly used in libraries such as filtering software, print control and PC reservation software a plus.

The hourly rate of pay is $22.74 and the position is not benefit-eligible.  The position is available on or after July 1, 2016.

Please submit cover letter and resume in MS Word or PDF format to hr@wellesleyma.gov or send by mail to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA  02482 by June 10, 2016.  AA/EOE

**  Seasonal Highway Office Intern  **

The Town of Wellesley Department of Public Works Highway Division is seeking to hire a temporary summer seasonal office intern. Under the general direction of the Assistant Superintendent of Highway and the direct supervision of the Highway Senior Office Assistant this internship will focus on several different projects using technology to improve the collection, management, and storage of different operations performed in the Highway Division. The possible projects include:  update the current electronic filing systems for different records including street files, daily record logs, customer complaints, personnel records, etc. will include scanning and organizing existing paper files. Create a comprehensive Operation and Maintenance Manual (O&M) for the Highway Building which contains the information required to operate, maintain and obtain services for the building. Portions of this job will include basic office functions including serving as a receptionist or performing clerical duties.  There will also be occasions when there will be work outdoors requiring some work of a physical nature, in outdoor weather conditions and possible noisy environments. The ability to use personal computers and tablets and/or smartphones is a minimal qualification for this position.  Use of all Microsoft Office software is a basic requirement.  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 $15 to $18 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 Senior Office Administrator, MaryRuth Reynolds (mreynolds@wellesleyma.gov).  Feel free to forward a resume in addition to the application if desired.  Applications accepted until position is filled. 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


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 $12-$15/hour, commiserate with experience.  Interested candidates should send a resume or call for an application. 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 mquinn@wellesleyma.gov.  AA/EOE

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