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Employment Opportunities

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 Accounting Assistant – Part-time, 18 hours per week.

Support the administrative functions of the Accounting Department including primary accounts payable and backup for payroll processing, filing, vendor file updating and payroll file and reporting, and other accounting related tasks. Accounting background and related experience strongly preferred. Candidate must be detail focused and possess knowledge of office software and practices including Microsoft Office skills.  A cover letter of interest and a resume may be submitted electronically to HR@town.pepperell.ma.us  The position will be open until filled, with resume reviews beginning September 21, 2020. The Town of Pepperell is an EOE/AA employer.

Assessing Assistant – Part-time, 19.5 hours per week.

Support the administrative functions of the Assessing Office including assisting tax payers with questions, create schedule for new growth and cyclical inspections, administer excise commitments and abatements, conduct deed reviews and similar assessing department related tasks and services. Minimum of an Associate degree and two years of related experience preferred. Candidate must be detail focused and possess knowledge of office software and practices including Microsoft Office skills. Experience with CAMA systems preferred.  A cover letter of interest and a resume may be submitted electronically to HR@town.pepperell.ma.us  The position will be open until filled, with resume reviews beginning September 21, 2020. The Town of Pepperell is an EOE/AA employer.

Heavy Equipment Operator / Laborer I

The Town of Pepperell is accepting applications for a Heavy Equipment Operator / Laborer I position. Work includes all tasks associated w/maintenance of public ways and similar, incidental or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates. 

Valid MA CDL Class B & Class 2B Hydraulic licenses required. Snow plowing experience preferred. Must reside within 30-minutes of Highway Dept. Position is subject to review and evaluation according to the AFSCME Local #1703 CBA.

A complete job description and application are available at these links. $22.46 - $26.69/hr. Pepperell is an EOE. Open until filled.

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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. 


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 

Citizen Activity Form / Resident Request for Appointment to Volunteer Board or Committee

Town Opportunities

Boards Members Term Vacancies
Agricultural Advisory Board 5 3 Years 1
**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 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 0
**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 0
**Recreation 
3 3 Years 0
**DESIGNATES ELECTED POSITION      

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