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Public Safety Dispatcher

  • Type: Full Time
  • Posted Date: 20 May, 2020
  • Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled

The Town of Pepperell is seeking qualified candidates for the position of 911 public safety dispatcher for a newly formed regional emergency communications center between the towns of Ashby and Pepperell. 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: $22.98-$31.12 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 at  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.


Police - Full Time Police Officer

The Town of Pepperell is seeking candidates for the open position of full time police officer. Prior academy training & experience preferred. Send resume to Chief David Scott, PO Box 295, Pepperell, MA 01463 or via email to dscott@town.pepperell.ma.us. Resume review to begin March 23, 2020. EOE.

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Volunteer Opportunities

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. 


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 

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Town Opportunities

Boards Members Term Vacancies
Agricultural Advisory Board 5 3 Years 0
**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 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      
Committees Members Term Vacancies
Affordable Housing 7 1 Year 1
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 0
Emergency Planning 9 1 Year 0
Finance  5 2 Years 1
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
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      
Commissions Members Term Vacancies
Conservation 7 3 Years 0
Disabilities 2 3 Years 2
Historical 5 3 Years 1
**Recreation 
3 3 Years 0
**DESIGNATES ELECTED POSITION      

Bids

5/13/2020 - NMRSD - Athletic Shed

The North Middlesex Regional School District, the Awarding Authority, invites sealed bids from General Contractors for Project # FY20-717 Athletic Shed Construction for North Middlesex Regional School District in Townsend,  Massachusetts, in accordance with the Bid documents and specifications. The North Middlesex Regional School District (NMRSD) is soliciting bids for a custom athletic shed 16’ x 18’. The project should include all materials, delivery, construction for the shed to be installed on an existing cement slab per the specification at the North Middlesex Regional High School athletic field...