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Administrative Staff Member for Treasurer/Collector’s Office

The Town of Pepperell seeks a qualified administrative staff member for the Treasurer/Collector’s office.

Recommended qualifications: Working knowledge of principles and practices of accounting and/or financial management. Knowledge of legal controls, methods and procedures of municipal finance. Working knowledge of town operations, office equipment and the operation of computer software which includes: Microsoft Office, City Hall Systems and Kelley & Ryan motor vehicle excise software. Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently verbally and in writing to work effectively under time constraints to meet deadlines. Maintain effective working relationships with general public, banking institutions, real estate professionals, legal counsel, vendors, contractors and other town employees. Receive, and reconcile tax collections, real estate and excise; prepare bank deposits, take cash to local bank. Deposit checks via remote deposit. Receives, verifies and prepares documentation of departmental receipts.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Aptitude for numbers and details. Excellent organizational, planning, management and analytical skills. Ability to be bonded.
This is a full time, benefitted position, with a starting hourly rate of: $21.13 per hour dependent on qualifications.

Position open until filled, resume review to begin March 6, 2019. For full job description please click this link.

Submit PDF resume and letter of interest to dnutter@town.pepperell.ma.us  or via mail to: 
     Debbie Nutter
     One Main St. 
     Pepperell MA 01463

Highway Superintendent

The town of Pepperell is seeking a qualified professional to fill the full-time position of Highway Superintendent. This position supervises nine or more employees and is responsible for the administrative and technical work in the planning, directing, and managing of operations for the Highway Department. Areas of responsibility include streets & drains, snow removal, highway vehicle & equipment maintenance, Transfer Station operations, and related work as required. The Highway Superintendent is also the town Tree Warden. Candidates must be able to perform all essential functions and duties identified in the job description, must have prior supervisory. Familiarity and experience with MassDOT and the Chapter 90 program is essential and a working knowledge and understanding of a pavement management program is strongly desired. The successful candidate must be organized with administrative, budget, computer, and financial management skills. He or she must possess excellent customer service skills including written and verbal communication. The position requires 7+ years of experience in public works operations, construction and maintenance including a minimum of 3 years of in a management role. A college degree, preferably in civil engineering is desirable; or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. A Valid motor vehicle operator’s license is required. A CDL and Hoisting License is desirable. Applicant must successfully pass a pre-employment physical including drug screen and CORI check. The starting salary range is dependent on qualifications but is anticipated to be $75-90,000 annually. The town provides a comprehensive benefit package with cost sharing on health insurance premiums. The complete job description is available on the towns’ website. Submit resume and cover letter to Ms. Tracie Looney, TLooney@town.pepperell.ma.us or you may utilize the Job Application form, Town of Pepperell, One Main St., Pepperell, MA 01463. Position is open until filled, review of applications will begin by February 4th. The Town anticipates a start date of April 1, 2019.

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 1
**Housing Authority 5 5 Years 1
**Lawrence Library, Board of Trustees 6 3 Years 2
North Middlesex  Council of Governments 3   1
**Planning Board 6 5 Years 0
**Public Works 5 3 Years 1
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 4
By-Law Review 7   7
Cable TV Advisory  5 1 Year 3
Capital Program 5 1 Year 1
Cultural Council 6 3 Years 0
Economic Development Advisory 8 1 Year 1
Emergency Planning 9 1 Year 0
Finance  5 2 Years 0
Information Systems Technology 7 1 Year 0
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
Charter Review      
Conservation 7 3 Years 0
Disabilities 2 3 Years 2
Historical 5 3 Years 0
3 3 Years 2