Vacancies

The Town of Hardwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.

 


Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

The Town of Hardwick, MA is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. This Operator will participate in the operation of all plant treatment processes. Responsibilities include operating pumps, motors, blowers, chemical feed systems, preventative and corrective maintenance and performing basic laboratory analysis, sample collection and process control for an extended aeration and SBR facility. The Operator works under the general direction of the Superintendent of Wastewater Pollution Control.  Requirements: high school diploma or equivalent, a valid MA driver’s license, a valid MA grade 4M Wastewater Operators license or the ability to secure this license within 6 months. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions; read operations manuals and good verbal skills. Experience with the operation and maintenance of extended aeration and SBR treatment processes a plus. Position is 40 hours/week with rotational weekend, holiday and on call coverage required.  For consideration, send cover letter and resume to Theresa Cofske, Town Administrator, P.O. Box 575, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA 01031.


Town Treasurer

The Town of Hardwick seeks a qualified candidate for the full-time position of Town Treasurer. The Town Treasurer performs highly responsible administrative functions involving the receipt, expenditure, recording and custody of municipal funds, the timely investment of funds and the borrowing of money, and maintains the custody of tax title properties, within guidelines established by statute and professional standards.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business administration and additional specialized training in municipal finance. A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a municipal or public sector financial management office or five (5) years of experience in an accounting office or a combination thereof is required. Experience using VADAR or other mainframe-based public financial software system and a working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) standards and Massachusetts General Laws including Chapter 32 is preferred.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references by July 16, 2018. All correspondence should be sent in confidence to Theresa A. Cofske, Town Administrator at the Municipal Office Building, P.O. Box 575, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA 01031 or emailed to admin@townofhardwick.com. For a full job description and job application, click here or you may obtain a copy at the Municipal Office Building.


Highway Department Truck Driver/Laborer

The purpose of this position is to provide maintenance on Highway Department vehicles and equipment, and to operate heavy and light motor equipment and perform manual work on construction, maintenance or repair projects of the Highway Department; all other related work as required.

Applicants must have experience in highway/roadway maintenance and construction, including heavy equipment operation.  Applicants must possess a valid C.D.L. Class B License with airbrake endorsement and a valid Massachusetts Hoisting Engineer License Class 2A.

The employment application and a detailed job description are available at the Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA or online here. Interested candidates are requested to forward their resumes and employment application to:  Board of Selectmen, P.O. Box 575, Gilbertville, MA  01031-0575. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Highway Department Clerk

The purpose of this position is to perform bookkeeping and clerical work and responsibility supporting the operations of the Highway Department.  Performs all other related work as required.  Experience in a municipal office and MassDOT Chapter 90 Funds is preferred.

The employment application and a detailed job description are available at the Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA or online here. Interested candidates are requested to forward their resumes and employment application to:  Board of Selectmen, P.O. Box 575, Gilbertville, MA  01031-0575. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The Town of Hardwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Part-Time Driver MART

The Hardwick Board of Selectmen is seeking qualified applicants to fill a part-time (as needed) driver position for the Montachusett Area Regional Transportation Program. Applications are available at the Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA. Applicants must have a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License. For more information regarding this position please contact the Town Administrator at (413) 477-6197 x101.


Board of Health

The Board of Selectmen are seeking an individual to fill a vacancy on the Board of Health. Please submit a letter of interest to the Hardwick Board of Selectmen, PO Box 575, Gilbertville, MA 01031 or e-mail to  Theresa Cofske, Town Administrator at assistant@townofhardwick.com. The interested individual shall be a registered voter in the Hardwick. This position will be posted until the  position is filled.



Board of Registrars

The Hardwick Board of Registrars is seeking an individual to fill a vacant position on the Board of Registrars. The following is the minimum criteria to apply for the position:

  • The individual shall be a registered voter and have been enrolled in the DEMOCRATIC PARTY for a minimum of the last two years
  • Shall not hold another appointed or elected position in the Town of Hardwick
  • Possess good communication skills to work with the publi
  • Possess filing skills, attention to detail, ability to follow direction and have general computer skills
  • Flexibility to work daytime and minimal evening hours at certain political timeframes during the year that are dictated by Massachusetts General Law.
  • This position is on an as needed basis.
  • Attend Board of Registrar meetings on an as needed basis.

Hours worked are on an "as needed" basis. This position is paid on an hourly basis.

Submit your letter of interest to the Hardwick Board of Selectmen, PO Box 575, Gilbertville, MA 01031.

For more information call Paula L. Roberts, Town Clerk – Hardwick at 413-477-6700.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


PART-TIME LABORER RECYCLING CENTER

The Hardwick Board of Selectmen is seeking qualified applicants to fill a part-time laborer position at the Recycling Center. The salary for this position is $11.00 per hour. Hours are Wednesdays 9-11 AM and Saturdays 8 AM - Noon. Applications are available at the Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA or online. For more information, please contact the Town Administrator at (413) 477-6197 x101.


Hardwick - Volunteers Needed

Being a member of a Board, Commission or Committee is a way to give back to the community in which you live. It can be a rewarding experience to know you are shaping and making a difference in your community.

Throughout the year different positions open up on Boards/Commissions and Committees and the Board of Selectmen is always looking for applicants who are interested in filling these vacancies. Whether you’re interested in recreation activities, land-use practices, natural resources, emergency planning, agricultural activities, municipal finances, veteran services, etc., the Town of Hardwick has opportunities for you to volunteer to share your time and talents. 

The following vacancies need to be filled:

  • Agricultural Commission
  • Ware/Hardwick Ambulance Oversight Committee
  • Hardwick-New Braintree Cultural Council: contact EdHood at ehood@opacumlt.org or 477-1061
  • Arts Council
  • Council on Aging
  • Election Poll Workers
  • Emergency Management Planning – Assistant Director
  • Historical Commission
  • Parks & Recreation Commission
  • Personnel Committee
  • Town House Bell Ringer
  • Town House Advisory Committee
  • Veteran’s Services Officer - Assistant
  • Youth Commission
  • Zoning Board of Appeals

If you would like to volunteer for an open position, please send a letter of interest to the Board of Selectmen. You may submit by the following methods:

Mail: Town of Hardwick, Board of Selectmen, P.O. Box 575, Gilbertville MA 01031
Email: assistant@townofhardwick.com
Fax: (413) 477-6703

Hand Deliver: Town Administrator, Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA