Wellesley Town Offices
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.


November 24, 2015


We are seeking a dependable person to work as a Parking Meter Attendant.  The incumbent patrols on and off street parking areas to enforce the Town’s parking meter regulations, issues parking tickets to violators, and performs basic parking meter repairs.  The work involves walking a route in outdoor weather conditions.  The ideal candidate is conscientious, honest and has the ability to interact with the public with tact and diplomacy.  The starting rate of pay is $16.00/hour.  This is an 18 hours/week, non-benefited position.  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 December 3, 2015.  AA /EOE  

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


The Department of Public Works (DPW) Engineering Division currently has an opening for a full-time Staff Engineer.  The Staff Engineer participates in the DPW Engineering Division’s programs by serving as resident engineer on construction projects; by supervising the work of junior engineering staff, interns, contractors, and DPW staff in the field; and by preparing, modifying and maintaining a wide variety of Town plans.
Reporting to the Town Engineer, the Staff Engineer’s responsibilities are to prepare plans, layouts, and quantity and cost estimates for utility, roadway and sidewalk, and park and recreational facilities construction projects. The work includes field marking of public utilities, field inspections and overseeing contractors.  The work requires thorough knowledge of civil engineering and land surveying, strong working knowledge and understanding of Computer Aided Design (CAD), Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and other civil engineering/environmental engineering computer applications, and project management scheduling software.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field or three to five years experience as a Civil Engineer; thorough knowledge of engineering computer applications, CAD, GIS and project management scheduling software; thorough knowledge of civil engineering construction projects and land surveying; effective organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workflow; effective interpersonal skills; and  valid driver’s license.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume, including salary history, 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 November 30, 2015.  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

** 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, 2015 to April 1st. 2016. 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 application (http://www.wellesleyma.gov/Pages/WellesleyMA_HR/application) can be sent to:
Michael T. Quinn, MCLP
Assistant Superintendent / Deputy Tree Warden
30 Municipal Way
Wellesley, MA  02481
Tel.: 781-235-7600, ext. 3331 Fax: 781-431-7569


The Town of Wellesley is currently seeking a temporary Transfer Haul Equipment Operator for the Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF).  This position is responsible for the safe operation of diesel and gas powered equipment used in hauling solid waste and recyclable material to designated locations within a wide area inside and outside of the Town of Wellesley. The incumbent will be required to perform the following tasks:  drive and operate vehicles and equipment requiring a Class B CDL with air brake endorsement and a 2A Hoisting Engineer's License issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety, transport materials over municipal roads and state highways, move materials at the RDF according to state standards and participate in all aspects of waste reduction, reuse, recycling, and disposal operations at the RDF and throughout the Town.  Additional duties include providing assistance to all RDF users, assisting with public relations and public education in a courteous, professional, and friendly manner and enforcing the RDF rules and regulations.   The position requires the incumbent be able to operate a standard transmission, to work outdoors in all weather conditions; 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 may work irregular shifts and performs tasks for other divisions and Town departments when needed.   The salary range for the position is $19.17-$24.88.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA  02482 or email as a word document or PDF to jobs@wellesleyma.gov by Thursday, December 3, 2015.  AA/EOE


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