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 Current Openings:

  • Supervisor - Preschool Program
  • Assistant Conservation Officer
  • Local Building Inspector
  • Library Technician (3 positions available)
  • Health Agent
  • Assistant Harbormasters
  • School Traffic Supervisors  (School Crossing Guard)
  • Drivers
  • SSRECC Communication Center Dispatcher

 


Title: Supervisor – Preschool Program
Location: Hingham Recreation Center
Status: seasonal position
Hours: Summer:Weekdays Monday – Friday 8 – 4 PM
Salary: Salary range: $15.44 – 16.88

Duties: The Town of Hingham is seeking a summer Preschool Supervisor to manage, coordinate and implement the summer preschool program. The work includes developing age appropriate activities; scheduling events; supervising all pre-school program staff; preparing and maintaining all pre-school program records and performing public relations and customer service functions.

Requirements: High school diploma, knowledge of recreation and physical education, the ability to communicate effectively with the public, to maintain appropriate paperwork, and to enforce Recreation rules and regulations. Requires valid driver's license.

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

Deadline: until filled
Date of Posting: May 17th 2015

Send letter of interest and resume to Human Resources Office, Town of Hingham, 210 Central Street, Hingham, MA 02043.
Email: humanresources@hingham-ma.gov

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: Assistant Conservation Officer
Location: Hingham Town Hall
Status: Part-time - Fully benefited
Hours 20 hours/week
Grade: 11
Salary: Starting at $26.92 per hour (July 1, 2015)

Duties: Employee provides responsible inspection and enforcement functions for the Conservation Department. Work includes explaining and enforcing laws and by-laws designed to conserve land and natural resources, acting as liaison with regulatory agencies, conducting inspections and investigations, performing a variety of administrative duties and assisting with special projects related to land conservation and open space management.

Requirements: A candidate for this position should have an Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture, Biology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science or similar field and three (3) to five (5) years dealing with conservation issues, design professionals, state and federal agencies, and wetland regulations or equivalent education and experience. A candidate for this position should have knowledge of, but not limited to, the State Rivers Acts, State Wetlands Protection Act, stewardship of open space, wetland delineation, GIS, land management principles and practices. A candidate must have the ability to interact effectively with the public 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.gov

Deadline: June 2, 2015
Date of posting
: May 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: Local Building Inspector
Department: Community Planning Department
Location: Town Hall
Status: Part-time, 20 hours/week
Salary:   $26.92 - $33.88

The Town of Hingham is seeking a Local Building Inspector to perform inspection and enforcement functions for the Building Department.  Work includes conducting inspections; interpreting and enforcing building codes and zoning by-laws; and providing information and assistance to applicants regarding the permitting process.  Employee works under the general direction of the Building Commissioner. 
 
A candidate for this position should have an Associate’s Degree or better in Building Construction or Design, and three (3) to five (5) years of experience in Construction or Design or equivalent education and experience. Must be a certified Local Inspector under 780 CMR 110.R.7.

A candidate for this position should have knowledge of the accepted requirements for building construction, fire prevention, lights, ventilation and safe egress, and equipment and materials essential for safety, comfort and convenience of occupants of a building structure. Skill in communication, customer service and organization skills, written and oral communication, enforcing codes and regulations fairly and impartially, computer programs and applications such as Microsoft Word, Email and Excel and become familiar with GIS. And the ability to inspect buildings and determine compliance with codes and regulations and exercise sound judgment and tact when dealing with potentially confrontational individuals. This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical, physical ability test, background check and CORI check.

To Apply: Send letter of interest and resume to

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

Date of posting: May 8, 2015   

Deadline: 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: Health Agent
Department: Board of Health
Location: Town Hall
Hours: Full Time – 35 Hours
Salary:   Starting at $30.07/hr – Grade 13

Duties: This position provides inspection and enforcement functions for the Health Department. Work includes inspecting Title 5 plans, reviewing building plans, inspecting businesses and services available to the public to ensure compliance with health codes and laws, responding to complaints, performing investigations and enforcing laws and codes as required.

Requirements:  A candidate for this position should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Biological Science, or Environmental Science and one (1) to three (3) years of experience in related work or equivalent education and work experience.
Must be able to enforce codes objectively and fairly, conduct inspections and determine compliance and deal objectively and politely with the public.
   
Desired Requirements:   

  • Registered by the state as a Soil Evaluator
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Certified Pool Operator/inspector
  • Successfully pass Inspector Certification Training (105 CMR 590.010 (B)(2)
  • Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations pertaining to public and environmental health and the State Sanitary Code
  • Skill in computer programs and applications (Excel, Word, GIS, Email)

Send letter of interest and resume to:

Human Resources Department
210 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
Email: humanresouces@hingham-ma.gov

DEADLINE: May 28, 2015
Date of posting:  May 05, 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: Assistant Harbormasters
Location: Hingham Harbor
Status: Seasonal Part-time
Salary: Starting at $14.83/hr

Duties: The town of Hingham is seeking Assistant Harbormasters/Pump-out Operators to provide responsible enforcement work in the protection of the town’s waterways and natural resources. Work includes pumping-out boats, explaining and enforcing laws, regulations and policies governing navigable waterways, islands, and shorefronts of the town; assisting in the protection of the harbor environment, life and property, and monitoring the activities of licensed persons in harvesting shellfish.

Requirements: A candidate for this position should have a High School diploma or equivalent and show course work towards a college degree. Knowledge of the waterways and boat operation is imperative and said candidate should have a Safe Boating Certificate issued by the Massachusetts Environmental Police, as well as being certified in the administration of first aid, CPR, and AED. Police Academy Training and EMT Certifications are not required however a desirable candidate may have both certifications.

A short examination will be administered to all candidates to gauge their level of knowledge in state boating laws and town by-Laws. To prepare for this test one should review Town By-Laws Article 15 and Boat Massachusetts a guide to boating laws and responsibilities.

Send a letter of interest and a resume to:

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

Date of Posting: April 9, 2015

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: 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.