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 Current Openings:

  • Senior Planner: Conservation Officer/GIS Administrator
  • Fitness Center Attendant
  • Library Director
  • Administrative Secretary
  • Facilities and Procurement Manager
  • School Traffic Supervisors  (School Crossing Guard)
  • Drivers
  • SSRECC Communication Center Dispatcher

 


 

Title: Senior Planner: Conservation Officer/GIS Administrator
Location: Hingham Town Hall
Status: Regular full-time
Hours: 35 hours/week
Grade: 15
Salary: $72,049 - $90,776

Duties:  This position provides professional and diversified supervisory and managerial functions for the Conservation Department and serves as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Administrator.  Work includes providing technical direction and staff reports to the Conservation Commission, acting as liaison with regulatory agencies, explaining and enforcing laws and by-laws designed to conserve land and natural resources, supervising staff, conducting inspections and investigations, and performing a variety of administrative duties.   Work also includes responsibility for handling electronic submittals of mapping, helping to create a GIS System that meets the needs of all town users, identifying data sets, maintaining quality control protocols for data integrity, and guiding the ongoing maintenance of the system over time.

Requirements: A candidate for this position should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Planning, Landscape Architecture, Biology, Hydrogeology, or similar field and more than five (5) years dealing with conservation issues, design professionals, land use planning, state and federal agencies, and complicated regulations or equivalent education and experience.  The employee must have completed substantial coursework and/or possess on the job experience with GIS.  A candidate for this position should have excellent knowledge and experience in, but not limited to, the State Rivers Acts, State Wetlands Protection Act, stewardship of open space, wetland delineation, and land management principles and practices.  A candidate must have the ability to interact effectively with the public, state and local officials and town boards, explain and interpret conservation laws and codes to the public and enforce such laws and codes.

Send letter of interest and resume to:

Human Resources
210 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
Email: humanresources@hingham-ma.com

Deadline:  August 14                                 Date of posting: July 23,2015  

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: Fitness Center Attendant
Location: Hingham Recreation Center
Status: Part-time position
Hours: Flexible, TBD, includes weekends and some evenings
Salary: Starting at $10.48 per hour

Duties: The Town of Hingham is seeking a Fitness Center Attendant responsible for supervising the Fitness Center, which includes 20 pieces of cardio equipment, 20 pieces of individualized weight equipment and free weights.

Requirements: CPR/AED, 1st Aid and knowledge of equipment or experience in a fitness center are beneficial.  Must have the ability to communicate effectively with the public, to maintain appropriate paperwork, and to enforce Recreation rules and regulations.

Pre-employment Condition: This position will be subject to a CORI check.

Date of Posting: July 16, 2015

Send letter of interest and resume to:

Human Resources Office
Town of Hingham
210 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
humanresources@hingham-ma.gov 

Deadline: Open until filled.

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: Library Director
Department: Hingham Public Library
Status: Full-time
Salary: $82,028 - $103,406

DUTIES/DESCRIPTION: The Hingham, Massachusetts, Public Library seeks a full-time permanent director. The Director oversees all aspects of library administration, operations and advocacy, staff leadership, physical plant operation, Town and Board of Trustees programs and initiatives, and development of collaborative relationships with the Town and the Old Colony Library Network.

Established by state law in 1872, the Hingham Public Library (www.hinghamlibrary.org), with approximately 13,000 card holders, is governed by a Board of Trustees. Funding is partly from the Town, partly by the initiatives of Trustees. The community (www.hingham-ma.gov) of about 23,000 is fifteen miles south of Boston and closely linked to it by history, economy, educational and cultural activities, the arts, and public transportation. We are a busy, modern library, with an average of a thousand visitors a day of all ages.

Last renovated in 2001, the Library has state-of-the-art digital offerings, extensive programs in film, music, art exhibitions, author events, lectures, short-term educational courses, and enrichment opportunities. Following the recent work of a Futures Library task force and a town wide survey of patron needs, the Board of Trustees is currently writing the 2016-2021 Long-Range Plan. We need an energetic, forward-looking Director to help us retain our role as a highly valued community resource.

Candidates for the position of Director should be:

  • Conversant with and experienced in the fast-changing standards and practices of modern libraries, as well as committed to traditional collections and services;
  • Experienced in developing and promoting artistic and educational programs;
  • Competent in financial management, prudent spending, and the preparation of operating and capital budgets, as well as development;
  • A person who enjoys serving patrons and working collaboratively with multiple Town departments and community organizations;
  • A strong and considerate leader, with tact and good listening skills, of an excellent, unionized professional staff of thirty-six full and part-time employees, two management employees and more than a hundred volunteers.

QUALIFICATIONS: A candidate for this position must have a Masters in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited college or university on the date of appointment, eight (8) or more years of progressively responsible library experience, and three (3) or more years of supervisory experience in a library, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Certificate of Professional Librarianship issued by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners is required. Candidates must have strong skills in core MS Office programs (i.e., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Specific experience in library automation and electronic data retrieval systems is required; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities.

POSTING DATE: July 10, 2015

Candidates should send a cover letter and resume by August 17, 2015 to:

Ed Boylan,
Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees
at boylan.family@comcast.net

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.

 


 

Job Title: Facilities and Procurement Manager
Reports To: Director of Business and Support Services


Definition: The Facilities and Procurement Manager will ensure Hingham School Department Facilities are safe, well maintained, and conducive to learning by managing facilities staff including the Buildings and Grounds Maintenance Supervisor, the High School Building Manager and the Custodial Supervisor for the Middle and Elementary Schools. The position will prioritize and assign projects, track projects using the district's automated work order system, establish preventative maintenance schedules for facilities and grounds, manage the budget, oversee the Facility Use rental process, update senior administration on plant status, and develop a proposed plan and budget for capital and facility related expenditures. In addition the position will be responsible for writing bid specifications for facilities related projects and ensure goods and services are procured in accordance with MA Procurement Laws and Regulations. A key first year project for the position includes performing an Asset Inventory of all School and two Town properties. The project will document the life cycle and replacement costs of equipment, systems, and substantial fixtures within the school and town buildings. The position also performs other duties as may be assigned by the Director or Superintendent.

Preferred Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor Degree in Engineering, or Equivalent Training and Work Experience
Experience:

  1. 5-10 years of Facility Management experience in a leadership role
  2. 5 years related experience in the Public Sector

Certification: Holds or is willing to obtain a certification as a MA Certified Public Procurement Official MCPPO

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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: School Traffic Supervisors  (School Crossing Guard)
Department: Hingham Police Department
Hours:  Average of 10 to 15 hours/week
Salary: Starting at $14.18 per hour

Duties: The Town of Hingham is seeking substitute School Traffic Supervisors for  the school year. The position requires candidates to be responsible for directing traffic at various crossings, protecting school children and providing for the orderly movement of traffic. Hours will be split between school openings and closings. Employee must be properly attired while performing duties and will be exposed to various weather conditions. Police will train and provide proper equipment and uniforms.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent.  Must have the ability to recognize potential safety hazards in regards to the safety of children. Must be reliable and dependable.

Pre-employment Condition:  Reference check and criminal records investigation.

Send letter of interest and resume to:

Human Resources
210 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
Email: humanresources@hingham-ma.com                                                        

Deadline: Until filled

Date of posting: March 12, 2015 

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: PERMANENT and SUBSTITUTES
SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS
– CDL Preferred $19.74/hr.
SPECIAL NEEDS VAN DRIVERS – 7D License $17.14
Department Hingham Public Schools
Location: Depot
Qualification Training Program available; Good driving record
Application Procedure Please call and/or send letter of application, licenses and certifications to:

Patrick Cunningham, Director of Transportation
Hingham Public Schools
pcunningham@hinghamschools.org
Telephone: 781-741-1510
  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, gender identity, 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.