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Town of Shirley
7 Keady Way
Shirley, MA 01464
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Building Inspector

The Town of Shirley is seeking a qualified individual for the part time union position of Building Inspector. This position involves considerable interaction with department heads, staff, and constituents. Responsibilities include professional, technical and inspection work related to the enforcement and interpretation of the Massachusetts Building Code and other applicable codes and provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws relating to building construction and design; other related work, as required. The starting rate is $22.22 depending on experience. The selected candidate must have State Certification as a Building Inspector/Building Commissioner and a valid Massachusetts motor vehicle operator's license. Send resumes and three references to Nathan Boudreau, Executive Assistant, Town Hall, 7 Keady Way, Shirley, MA 01464, or by email to This position will be advertised until filled, for best consideration please submit resume by April 20. Shirley is an equal opportunity employer


The Town of Shirley is seeking qualified applicants for a Union Full Time DPW General Laborer Position. The position pays $14.00 to $18.00 per hour based on experience. Job responsibilities include operating trucks and attachments, general labor and limited mechanical work.  Assist in the snow and ice removal operations. Required to perform duties during off-duty hours including when called in for emergencies. All other related work as required.

High School Diploma or equivalent required and prior experience in a maintenance or construction environment is a plus. Must be able to obtain Class B (CDL) license within 15 months of hire.  Ability to interact in a positive and effective manner with employees and the general public. Pre-employment physical, drug/alcohol screening both pre-hire and randomly, driver history checked upon hire.

Please send resume to Nate Boudreau , 7 Keady Way, Shirley, MA  01464 or at . Posted until position is filled.


2 Part-time union positions; average 8 hours per week for each.
Pay: $12.67 per hour; grade 2 on the town of Shirley wage scale.

Duties: Circulation desk work providing all circulation functions for the library. Check out library items to patrons. Issue patron cards and enter patron records into the library's automated circulation system. Check in and shelve materials in the correct location upon being returned to the library. Assist patrons with faxes, copy machine, computer usage, and printing. Answer simple reference questions in person and by phone. Help maintain the library in good order, including setting up tables and chairs in meeting room, dusting shelves and recycling. Run daily request list and retrieve items to fill interlibrary loan requests. Assist with basic clerical functions. Assist with the collection and record keeping of funds collected in the library in accordance with policy. Serve as a backup for other library staff in their absence. Perform other duties, as required.

Qualifications: Must be available to work evening and Saturday hours. Successful candidate will have a strong customer service orientation with good oral and interpersonal skills and attention to detail. Must be physically able to lift up to 30 pounds. Patience, ability to work with people of all ages, and strong computer skills required. High School diploma required, college desired. Previous library experience and fluency in Evergreen ILS software preferred.

Deadline for applications is August 15, 2016.  

Apply in person at the library at 3 Keady Way, or send resume including 3 references and library experience by email to library director Debra Roy at:

Town of Shirley     7 Keady Way     Shirley, MA 01464     PH: 978-425-2600