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Town of Wellesley Employment Opportunities
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July 25, 2016


Wellesley, MA (28,000), is seeking an enthusiastic, proactive and collaborative municipal manager with significant and successful experience to serve as its Executive Director. The Town is a thriving, mature residential community, located approximately 13 miles west of Boston. Its beauty and geographic location make it a highly desirable suburb for people living and working in the greater Boston area. Wellesley is also a community that emphasizes education, and it is home to several prominent educational institutions as well as numerous rich cultural opportunities. The Town has a 240-member Representative Town Meeting, a five member Select Board which appoints the Executive Director, and several elected Boards that manage elements of the Town operations. Wellesley is a full service community with an annual operating budget of approximately $157 million.

The ideal candidate will have at least ten years of leadership or executive level experience, at increasing levels of responsibility.  Experience in municipal government is preferred. The ideal candidate will possess demonstrated skills, abilities and knowledge in municipal finance, personnel administration, labor relations, municipal procurement, community planning and economic development, and intergovernmental relations. An advanced degree in business, public administration or other appropriate field is preferred. The Town seeks candidates that can be a community leader with high interpersonal and communication skills and possessing a strong belief in collaboration, and a team oriented municipal organization.

Salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications. The current Executive Director’s salary is $190,000 with benefits. Three Executive Directors since 1987. Wellesley is an EEO/AA employer. Additional information related to the position, the Town and the application process is available in a Position Profile at: http://wellesleyma.gov/Pages/WellesleyMA_HR/ed_search 

Further inquiries should be directed to Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at blynch@communityparadigm.com 

Resumes, in confidence, by August 22, 2016, to: Wellesley, MA – Executive Director Search, Human Resources, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482.


        **  FULL-TIME DISPATCHER  **

Responsibilities include receiving, dispatching and recording telephone and radio communications, and NCIC and LEAPS communications according to FCC and Dept. regulations.  Dispatches vehicles to calls for assistance.  Keeps police and fire personnel informed of all facts affecting safety or the efficiency of their responses to the call.  Performs all other duties as assigned. Performs typing and clerical functions.  Must be able to work any of three scheduled shifts.  Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and the ability to type 35 wpm.  Public safety dispatching knowledge of E-911 and computer aided dispatching preferred.  The pay range is $21.33 - $26.45/hour.  To apply, submit a Town of Wellesley job application or a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to hr@wellesleyma.gov by August 1, 2016.  AA/EOE

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


Superintendent – the Wellesley Municipal Light Plant (“WMLP”) has an opening for a Superintendent.  The starting base salary ranges from $115,000 to $125,000 with an opportunity to earn an additional, annual bonus.  Applicants must possess a minimum of 5 year’s electric utility supervisory experience in engineering, operations and construction of 4 kV and 13.8 kV distribution systems.  A bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering is required.  Familiarity with SCADA, metering and troubleshooting is a plus.

In addition to a competitive salary the successful candidate will receive excellent health and retirement benefits.  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 July 31, 2016.  AA/EOE


The Town of Wellesley’s Facilities Maintenance Department (FMD) has an opening for a Senior Project Manager.  The ideal candidate will have significant design and project management experiencing in the public sector. The incumbent serves as the FMD’s leader in all project management areas.  The FMD manages twenty-eight buildings totaling over 1.2 million square feet, with a staff of 68 and an operating budget of over $7 million.  The FMD has a robust capital construction program with an FY 17 cash-capital budget of $1.75M and many major capital projects in construction or planning stages, including three new or renovated schools.

The Senior Project Manager leads the FMD on all aspects of project management, from project inception at the feasibility study phase through design and construction. The incumbent is tasked with delivering the highest quality construction at competitive prices, while considering life-cycle costs and sustainability. The incumbent ensures that FMD customers’ goals and needs are met on their projects, and that they are provided with relevant and appropriate communication throughout the life of the project.

Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Architectural Engineering from an accredited college or university.  Seven to ten years’ experience designing and managing building projects in the public sector and expertise in Massachusetts procurement laws. Licensed architect in Massachusetts.  Licensed Massachusetts architect and Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official (MCCPO) certification for Design and Construction Contracting preferred.  

Salary Range: $72,900 to $112,300

Interested individuals who meet these requirements should submit a resume and a cover letter 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 August 9, 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.


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 Department of Public Works is currently seeking a Fleet Maintenance Mechanic to inspect, diagnose, maintain and repair all vehicles and equipment used by Town departments.  Duties include performing diesel and gasoline engine maintenance/repair work on Town mobile and stationary engine power equipment; overhauling and maintaining engines, power train units and chassis components including complete hydraulic systems; and repairing, modifying, constructing and maintaining snow plows and related equipment.  Additional duties include performing mechanical, metal working and painting tasks on mobile and stationary equipment as required throughout the Town and performing emergency and other duties as assigned.  Knowledge of construction equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct mechanical, fuel and electrical system components a must.  Must be thoroughly familiar with rules and regulations of the Registry of Motor Vehicles and be licensed to test or inspect vehicles as required by law.  Requires a 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.  The hourly rate of pay is $21.65 - $28.10. 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 jobs@wellesleyma.gov by July 27, 2016.  AA/EOE

** Automotive Stockkeeper **

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 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 July 29, 2016. ~AA/EOE

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