search the site:  | site map
Hingham Massachusetts, Incorporated 1635, History & Pride
 

Town Government &
  Services:

 

Job Opportunities

The Town of Hingham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
View our policy

 

  Download an Employment Application

    Acrobat Document get acrobat

 Current Openings:

  • Custodian Supervisor
  • Special Needs Van Driver
  • Substitute School Bus Driver
  • SSRECC Communication Center Dispatcher

Job Title: Custodian Supervisor
Location: Hingham Public Schools

DESCRIPTIVE STATEMENT OF POSITION: Under the direct supervision of the Director of Business and Support Services, supervise custodial staff at Hingham Elementary Schools and Middle School. Establish standard cleaning protocols and train custodians to ensure clean, healthy learning environment at all schools. Assure use of Hingham's work order maintenance system for all custodial and maintenance functions. Become familiar with operating all building systems including HVAC, Energy Management Systems, alarms, lights, etc. Work with Supervisor of Building and Grounds to coordinate projects performed by maintenance. Performs other related work as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Other Requirements

  • Preferred: Associates Degree in Building Construction/Technology, or related field. Experience in one or more trades (electrical, plumbing, carpentry, etc.).
  • A minimum of 5 to 10 years of experience in the public sector in a supervisory role; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must have a valid Massachusetts Driver's License. Must have strong work ethic. Must be CORI and finger printing compliant.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of state guidelines as they pertain to labor laws, environmental mandates and procurement. General knowledge of all trades, particularly with respect to scheduling and monitoring assigned maintenance tasks. Must have knowledge of custodial cleaning techniques and building maintenance systems.
  • Must be proficient with computer web portals to assure that work orders are recorded and closed. Must be familiar with building management software, word processing, viewing spreadsheets and other applications.
  • Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, and tools/equipment used in the care and maintenance of buildings, grounds, and custodial equipment.
  • Ability to effectively supervise and direct the workforce. Ability to work cooperatively with the staff and public. Ability to handle inquiries and/or complaints tactfully and effectively.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Under the direction of the Director of Business and Support Services, responsible for coordinating and supervising custodial functions and light maintenance operations of all school buildings and grounds.
  • Approves, coordinates, and assigns "Work Orders" for work requested by individual school buildings. Submits work orders to maintenance that cannot be performed by custodial staff. Plans the use of manpower and equipment directly and through coordination with Maintenance and ensure that work is carried through to completion.
  • Develops an evaluation process for custodian performance. Manages projects by employees and contractors. Develops and implements a system to prioritize cleaning and maintenance projects.
  • Responds to principal requests and concerns; investigates and resolves/communicates problems in a timely manner.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with the public, department heads, administrative personnel, staff members, parents, and students.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Director of Business and Support Services, Superintendent, and/or Principals.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Supervises approximately 17-24 full-time and summer help employees through lead custodians. The staff is spread over two shifts.
  • Schedules and assigns tasks and provides standard operating procedures for custodial functions.
    Oversees custodial work to ensure the performance of their duties. Annually evaluates custodians.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Spends majority of day working in school buildings. Regularly uses computer keyboard, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity. Occasional exposure to extremes in temperature, noise and odors during snow or other emergency situations. Physical strength and ability to perform light manual labor which may involve lifting up to 50 pounds; pushing, climbing, bending, shoveling in addition to other duties.
  • Involves evening and/or weekend building checks, and attending occasional evening meetings.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit letter of interest and resume to jobs@hinghamschools.org

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 2, 2014

Please reference JOB CODE: CUSTSUPV

The Town of Hingham is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V and does not discriminate based on race, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual preference or any other legally protected status.


Title: Special Needs Van Driver
7D License $16.80/hr.

Location: Depot

Qualification: Training Program available; Good driving record

Application Procedure: Please call and/or send letter of application, licenses and certifications to:
Marion Garvin, Director of Transportation
Hingham Public Schools
mgarvin@hinghamschools.org
Telephone: 781-741-1511

Drug/alcohol testing is a condition of employment

The Town of Hingham is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V and does not discriminate based on race, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual preference or any other legally protected status.


Title: Substitute School Bus Driver
SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS – CDL Preferred $19.35/hr.

Location: Depot

Qualification: Training Program available; Good driving record

Application Procedure: Please call and/or send letter of application, licenses and certifications to:
Marion Garvin, Director of Transportation
Hingham Public Schools
mgarvin@hinghamschools.org
Telephone: 781-741-1511

Drug/alcohol testing is a condition of employment

The Town of Hingham is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V and does not discriminate based on race, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual preference or any other legally protected status.


Communication Center Dispatcher

The South Shore Regional Emergency Communications Center (S.S.R.E.C.C.) is a newly formed
regional emergency communications center that supports the towns of Hingham, Hull, Norwell
and Cohasset.

The S.S.R.E.C.C. is seeking applicants for the position of Dispatcher to operate the public safety
communications systems that support the operations of the four member towns.

This position will work with existing Dispatchers receiving emergency and non-emergency calls
for service over the telephone and by other means, employing appropriate call screening
protocols, entering data into a computer(s) as it is being received and by dispatching the
appropriate public safety resources. This position is responsible for interaction with other public
safety dispatch agencies including the field personnel in law enforcement, fire and EMS. This
position is required to respond appropriately and professionally to requests for services from the
public as well as field personnel from the member municipalities.

Essential Job Duties

Operations

  • Processes incoming and outgoing emergency and non-emergency telephone calls
    ensuring agency policy, procedures, goals and objectives are met.
  • Dispatches and communicates with law enforcement, fire and EMS units ensuring
    agency policy, procedures and goals are met.
  • Speaks English clearly and verbally communicates effectively.
  • Learns and maintains familiarity with general geography of the communities served.
  • Works effectively and calmly in a high stress environment.
  • Make appropriate decisions based on minimal information.
  • Possess ability to recall details and record information/numbers quickly and correctly.
  • Meets all training requirements and certifications required by the S.S.R.E.C.C.
  • The S.S.R.E.C.C. operates under the requirements of 560 CMR 2.00 State 911
    Department Standards for Enhanced 9-1-1 and other regulations.

Essential Functions

Work Environment:

  • Shift work environment where hours of work will be driven by call volume and other
    workload factors of the S.S.R.E.C.C. rather than convenience of the staff.
  • 24/7 operations with work scheduled on days others consider holidays.
  • In addition to scheduled shifts, call back, holdover and overtime requirements exist.
  • Work performed at a technology driven stationary work station.

Physical Demands:

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate multiple personal computers.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time while working at computer keyboards, monitoring a
    variety of public safety communications systems, completing electronic and written
    documentation required of operations.
  • Vision, specifically to include up close, distance, color and peripheral, depth perception
    and ability to adjust focus.
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information with emergency callers and public safety
    personnel.
  • Applicants must type at least 30 words per minute.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of practical working knowledge and paid experience in public
    safety communications is preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. College degree preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Applicants must be certified in CPR, or receive certification within 20 days of
    employment.
  • Preferred applicants to be certified in APCO EMD protocols.
  • Preferred applicants to be certified in LEAPS/CJIS
  • Applicants must successfully complete a background check and drug testing prior to
    employment.
  • Applicants must go through profile evaluations and will be evaluated accordingly using
    the S.S.R.E.C.C. materials and examinations. All results will remain confidential.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Full time union position. Will be assigned shifts based on need and availability.
  • Hourly wage starting at $ 19.16 to $ 23.13 per hour plus shift differential and possible
    overtime based on skills and prior experience.
  • S.S.R.E.C.C. currently uses eight (8) hour shifts on a rotating basis which is subject to
    change based on requirements.
  • Includes vacation (pre-approved) and holiday and health benefits.
  • Dispatchers will participate in the S.S.R.E.C.C. employee development program.

To Apply:

  • To apply, applicants can contact the SSRECC at 781-556-5445 or via email at
    mshirkus@ssrecc.org to obtain a detailed job description and application for
    employment. Applications will be sent to candidates via email.