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The town of Pepperell seeks a highly qualified, enthusiastic, experienced Town Clerk (appointed by the Town Administrator) who is responsible for the administration of federal, state and local statutes; maintenance of official municipal records; and the administration of fair and accurate federal, state and local elections. Other responsibilities include recording and certifying the proceedings of all Town Meetings, managing the annual town census, voter registration, vital records, issuance of various licenses and permits, preparing annual budgets for the Town Clerk’s office, and election and registration activities. The suitable candidate will possess diverse communication, organizational, records-management and supervisory skills as well as computer proficiency and a proven track record of innovation and initiative. Town Clerk Certification is highly desired.
Salary range is $60,000- $74,000, DOQ, excellent benefits, AA/EOE
Position will remain open until filled. Resume review will begin Jan. 27. Resume and letter of interest to: Andrew MacLean, Town Administrator, Town of Pepperell, 1 Main St., Pepperell, MA 01463 or email PDF versions to firstname.lastname@example.org
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
TO APPLY: please fill out the online employment form
General Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:
(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
The Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control. Responsibilities include:
• Perform operational and maintenance tasks associated with all plant equipment.
• Record data from plant and pump stations.
• Perform daily, weekly and monthly QA/QC and compliance sampling and analysis at wastewater facility and river discharge as required by NPDES permit.
• Perform operational and maintenance tasks at all Pepperell and Groton pump stations.
• Operates equipment associated with plant operation, including pumps, blowers, dewatering equipment, etc.
• Maintain equipment as needed due to breakdowns or operational changes
• Maintain plant and pump station grounds as required including, but not limited to lawn mowing, weed whacking and snow removal.
• Assists as required in operational and maintenance tasks on Pepperell and Groton sewer collection system.
• Participate in “on call” rotation and be available as required for emergency situations.
• Other duties that are assigned.
Supervision Scope: Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks which require the exercise of independent judgement and initiative while performing duties within established guidelines.
Supervision Received: Works under the general supervision of the Chief Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.
Work is performed indoors and outdoors at which time the employee may be exposed to weather extremes of hot and cold temperatures and inclement weather. The employee is required to traverse uneven terrains and is subject to the hazards associated with working around chemicals, contagious diseases and heavy equipment. The employee often works in confined spaces such as wet wells, manholes, etc. Work environment is loud and at times is very loud.
Regularly operates automobiles, light trucks, heavy equipment, hand/power/pneumatic tools, specialized pumping and treatment equipment, laboratory equipment, two-way radios, telephones, and standard office machines as needed.
Interacts frequently with other Town employees, May occasionally interact with state and federal officials, and vendors.
Education, Training and Experience:
• High School graduation or GED;
• Possession of a Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators License Grade III or higher. (Operators who may be hired without a license shall be classified as an operator in training and have the ability to obtain a Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators License Grade III or higher within a year of hire)
• Mechanical ability desired
• Possession of Class D driver license,
• Possession of CDL A and/or Class 2B hydraulic desirable.
Knowledge, Ability and Skill:
Working knowledge of wastewater treatment plant operations; the general design and operation of a wastewater treatment plant; materials, occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade; state and federal pollution control regulations.
Ability to perform laboratory tests; carry out oral and written instructions; follow proper methods, procedures and safety precautions. Mechanical ability.
Skill in operating equipment used in the normal operation of the plant.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Moderate physical effort is generally required which involves frequent lifting of up to 30 pounds and occasionally lifting up to 100 pounds. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, talk, sit and hear for extended periods. Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel objects, tools or controls; reaches with hands and arms, crawls and climbs. Vision and hearing must be at or correctable to normal ranges.
(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)
TO APPLY: please fill out the online employment form
Outreach Position – Council on Aging
The Pepperell Council on Aging is seeking applicants for a 19- hour work week position as Outreach Coordinator. Under the Direction of the Council on Aging Director, the Outreach Coordinator performs administrative, technical and professional work in planning, coordinating and implementing social services for the aging population in the Pepperell community. Ideal candidates will have strong organization skills, be able to multi-task and have experience with promoting and maintaining programs or activities. Candidate must enjoy working with seniors. Experience and/or degree in Human Services field a plus as well as any experience helping senior populations.
The pay range for this position is not to exceed $19.18 to $23.34. For a more detailed job description go here.
Resumes and Cover Letter to COA Director, ATTN COA Outreach Posting, One Main Street, Pepperell MA 01463 or electronically to email@example.com Subject Line: COA Outreach Posting
The Census Bureau has multiple job opportunities across Massachusetts.
The Census Bureau currently has openings for Partnership Specialists, Census Field Managers and Regional Technicians. A Supervisory Partnership Specialist position just opened as well.
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Public Safety Dispatcher
- Type: Full Time
- Posted Date: 26 July, 2019
- Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled
The Town of Pepperell is seeking qualified candidates for the position of 911 Public Safety Dispatcher. Duties include but not limited to, answering 911 calls and performing EMD as required, general call taking duties, dispatch via radio for Police, Fire, EMS, and local DPW agencies, detailed and accurate logging in CAD. Candidates must have good interpersonal and communications skills.
Pay scale: $19.11-$25.76 per hour plus shift differential, depending on qualifications and experience, with pension and benefits under Middlesex County retirement. To apply fill out an online employment form and also send a resume to: David Stairs, Communications Director, Town of Pepperell, P.O. Box 259 Pepperell, MA 01463 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org the Town of Pepperell is an EOE.
PACH is Looking for Volunteers… Can you Help?
Pepperell Aid from Community to Home provides Pepperell and Dunstable residents in need with a caring compassionate resource to meet their basic needs including food, personal care items, and referrals to resources which provide additional assistance. Fuel Assistance is a resource available through PACH Outreach. PACH office, located at 66 Hollis Street is staffed by volunteers who will return calls. The office is open Tuesday 5-7 PM and Thursday 2-4 and 5-7 PM. If you have a few hours to spare and would like to give back to your community and help your neighbor, please consider the following opportunities:
Coordinator… Client In Home Delivery Program. Duties include oversight and maintenance of the home delivery program. Schedule and supervise drivers. Approve clients for home delivery and maintain records. Home deliveries take place on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 11:00A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Total time for the month is approximately 7-8 hours. Training will be provided. For more information please contact: PACH at 978-925-9770
Drivers ... Client In Home Delivery Program. Drivers needed for in home delivery program two Thursdays per month. (2nd and 4th) Deliver and empty food bags to 3-4 client homes. Pickup and deliver from the PACH office. Total time for month is approximately 4-5 hours. We are looking for one regularly scheduled driver and two substitutes. Instruction will be provided. For more information please contact PACH at 978-925-9770
Food Drive Oversight Coordinator… Track scheduled food drives. Research potential food drive possibilities. Serve as a contact person for community food drive leaders. Assist in scheduling pick up and drop off of donated items. Total time for the month is dependent on schedule but should not exceed 3-4. Instruction will be provided. For more information please contact: PACH at 978-925-9970.
MEAT MOVER. We need a strong individual to work one Tuesday morning per week to move frozen meat from the basement walk-in freezer to the first floor freezers via lift. Approximate time per week 1-2 hours. Instruction will be provided. For more information please contact PACH at 978-925-9970
PACH Outreach provides Pepperell and Dunstable residents in need with a caring compassionate resource to meet their basic needs including food, personal care items, and referrals to resources which provide additional assistance. Fuel Assistance is a resource available through PACH Outreach. PACH office, located at 66 Hollis Street is staffed by volunteers who will return calls. The office is open Tuesday 5-7 PM and Thursday 2-4 and 5-7 PM.
The Pepperell Historical Commission has an opening for a new member. The Commission meets approximately every month and has responsibility for the preservation, protection, and development of the town's historical assets and seeks to identify and promote the town's historical resources.
The Commission is working on several important projects and initiatives including:
· Preserving historic records, and recording historic elements in Pepperell
· Identifying grants and programs such as the Community Preservation Act and advocating for community-wide support
· Leveraging our historic assets for economic development
· Preserving our rural heritage
· Promoting Pepperell’s Revolutionary War history
· Contributing to local by-laws to protect historic resources
Interested candidates should be:
· Well organized and resourceful with the ability to work independently
· Passionate about history and forwarding a vision for a preservation plan
· An active participant on projects, working independently with town departments and boards and the historical community
Any resident interested in applying their skills to help advance Pepperell’s historical endeavors is strongly encouraged to contact the Board of Selectmen at email@example.com.
Cable TV Advisory Committee
The Cable TV Advisory Committee has an opening for a new member. The Committee consists of five members, at large, all of whom shall be registered voters within the Town of Pepperell. One-third of the members shall be appointed each year. The general responsibilities of the Committee are as follows:
- inform and educate the public about cable
- assess cable needs of the community and recommend policy changes
- conduct meeting with cable company representatives, quarterly or as needed, to discuss matters of mutual interest
- report to the issuing authority (BOS) on company compliance with the license
- monitor the company's response to complaints and respond to citizen's questions regarding the cable system
- keep abreast of community programming issues
Any resident interested in applying their skills to help advance Pepperell's Cable TV Advisory Committee is strongly encouraged to contact the Board of Selectmen at firstname.lastname@example.org,us
|Agricultural Advisory Board||5||3 Years||2|
|**Assessors, Board of||3||3 Years||0|
|**Council on Aging||7||3 Years||0|
|**Health, Board of||3||3 Years||0|
|**Housing Authority||5||5 Years||1|
|**Lawrence Library, Board of Trustees||6||3 Years||0|
|North Middlesex Council of Governments||3||0|
|**Planning Board||6||5 Years||0|
|**Public Works||5||3 Years||0|
|Trustees of the Brooks Education and Entertainment Fund||3||3 Years||0|
|Zoning Board of Appeals||5||2/3 Years||1|
|**DESIGNATES ELECTED POSITION|
|Affordable Housing||7||1 Year||2|
|Cable TV Advisory||5||1 Year||1|
|Capital Program||5||1 Year||0|
|Cultural Council||6||3 Years||0|
|Charter Review Committee||9|
|Economic Development Advisory||8||1 Year||3|
|Emergency Planning||9||1 Year||0|
|Information Systems Technology||7||1 Year||1|
|Light, Air, and Noise By-Law||13||Temporary||0|
|**Nashoba Valley Technical High School||4||3 Years||0|
|**North Middlesex Regional School District||3||3 Years||0|
|Peter Fitzpatrick Feasibility||9||Temporary||0|
|Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services||6||1 Year||0|
|Town Forest||3||1 Year||1|
|Vietnam Memorial and Honor Roll||3||1 Year||0|
|**DESIGNATES ELECTED POSITION|
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