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Town of Wellesley Employment Opportunities
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January 29, 2015


The Town of Wellesley Department of Public Works is currently seeking a Fleet Maintenance Mechanic with diesel truck experience to inspect, diagnose, maintain and repair Town vehicles.

Job duties include performing diesel and gasoline engine maintenance/repair work on trucks, plows, heavy equipment and cars and overhauling and maintaining engines, power train units and chassis components including hydraulic systems.  Additional duties include performing mechanical, metal working and painting tasks on mobile and stationary equipment and performing emergency and other duties as assigned.  

Requirements:  Knowledge of construction equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct mechanical, fuel and electrical system components.  High School diploma or equivalent, specialized training in mechanics or maintenance management, three years related experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  The following licenses are required within first six months of employment: MA CDL Class B license with airbrakes and tanker endorsements; MA Dept. of Public Safety Hoisting Engineer’s License Classes 2A and 1C; MA State Inspectors License for both commercial and non commercial vehicles and equipment; and ASE Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling certificate that meets USEPA Section 609 regulations.  

Candidates with Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications and/or previous achievement of mastery level factory certification from a relevant manufacturer preferred.  

Hourly rate of pay is $20.76 - $26.94.  The Town’s benefit package includes health, dental and long-term disability insurances, paid holidays and vacations and a retirement plan, among others.

To apply, please 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 or PDF to hr@wellesleyma.gov by February 5, 2015.  AA/EOE.

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


The Assistant Planning Director supports the Planning Director in carrying out municipal planning, zoning and subdivision programs under the provisions of state law and the Town of Wellesley Bylaws.  The incumbent performs a variety of complex technical and professional work in the current and long range planning of the Town, including the development and implementation of land use policies and regulations; assisting the Director in staff and consultant supervision; providing staff support for the Planning Board; and serving as the department head in the Director’s absence.

The work requires frequent contact with multiple constituencies and the ability to discuss issues, provide information and technical assistance, and explain regulations and Departmental policies clearly and courteously, even in contentious situations.

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Municipal Planning or related field or equivalent and a minimum of five years of municipal planning experience including one year of supervisory experience.  An advanced degree may substitute for a portion of municipal planning experience.  Also required are working knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal planning; knowledge of Massachusetts municipal planning, zoning and subdivision laws and regulations and of Massachusetts procurement law and contract management; the ability to acquire working knowledge of the Town’s General Bylaws and Zoning Bylaws; the ability to interact effectively with the general public and strong verbal and oral communication skills; and a valid driver’s license.  FY 15 salary range is $53,820 - $81,580.  

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 February 4, 2015.  Submission of technical, planning-related writing samples is welcomed and encouraged.  AA/EOE


The Wellesley Free Library is accepting applications for the position of Children’s Services Supervisor, an integral part of the Library’s management team.  Major duties include the development and implementation of customer driven Children’s Department initiatives that support the mission and vision of the Wellesley Free Libraries; establishing annual Children’s Departmental goals and objectives; and coordinating and evaluating staff activities to ensure that goals and objectives are attained.

The incumbent directly supervises two full-time and several part-time department staff. The Children’s Services Supervisor is responsible for overseeing planning and delivery of children’s programs, the department’s collection development, and the provision of reference and reader advisory service.  The Children’s Services Supervisor stays informed of current trends, emerging technologies, and research in children’s librarianship and allied fields.

The ideal candidate possesses the highest possible level of customer service and interpersonal skills; maintains a consistently positive and approachable demeanor; and is a supportive team manager.  S/he is innovative and forward thinking; has a passionate commitment to providing exemplary library services to children, parents, caregivers and educators; an expert knowledge of children’s literature; and an understanding of the technological concepts that support digital literacy. A demonstrated commitment to incorporating STEAM concepts into library service for children is preferred.
The ability to meet deadlines and to plan and implement short- and long-range goals and a commitment to building collaborative relationships with schools and other community partners for the development and promotion of the Library are essential.
An MLS degree and five years of children’s or young adult reference experience is required and three to five years of supervisory experience is strongly preferred.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume or Town of Wellesley job application to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA  02482 or e-mail as a Word document to hr@wellesleyma.gov by January 30, 2015. AA/EOE

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


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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