Opportunities, Bids & Openings

Employment Opportunities

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 coa@town.pepperell.ma.us Subject Line:  COA Outreach Posting

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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 dstairs@town.pepperell.ma.us the Town of Pepperell is an EOE.

Volunteer Opportunities

Historical Commission

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 selectmen@town.pepperell.ma.us.

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 selectmen@town.pepperell.ma,us 

Citizen Activity Form / Resident Request for Appointment to Volunteer Board or Committee

Town Opportunities

Boards Members Term Vacancies
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
Registrars 3 3 Years 0
Retirement Board      
**Selectmen 3 3 Years 1
Trustees of the Brooks Education and Entertainment Fund 3 3 Years 0
Zoning Board of Appeals 5 2/3 Years 1
Committees Members Term Vacancies
Affordable Housing 7 1 Year 2
By-Law Review 7   7
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
Finance  5 2 Years 0
Information Systems Technology 7 1 Year 1
Light, Air, and Noise By-Law 13 Temporary 0
Master Plan 21   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
Commissions Members Term Vacancies
Conservation 7 3 Years 0
Disabilities 2 3 Years 2
Historical 5 3 Years 1
3 3 Years 0


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