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Contact:
Town of Shirley
Address:
7 Keady Way
Shirley, MA 01464
Phone:
978-425-2600
 
Forms and Job Descriptions:
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Treasurer Collector

The Town of Shirley is seeking a qualified and experienced individual for the position of Treasurer Collector. The Treasurer Collector performs administrative, supervisory and professional work involving the receipt of money and the collection of all taxes due to the town; administers the receipt, recording, expenditure and custody of municipal funds; oversees the borrowing and investment of funds; operates the municipal payroll; and performs all other related work as required.  This position requires strong communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills. Bachelor’s degree in public administration, finance, business, government or related field; three to five years’ experience in business or financial management; experience in municipal cash management preferred; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Preference given to Certified Massachusetts Treasurer and Collectors must have the ability to become bonded. Please send resumes to Nathan Boudreau, Executive Assistant, 7 Keady Way, Shirley, MA  01464 or email nboudreau@shirley-ma.gov. The Town of Shirley is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer.



Assistant Town Accountant

The Town of Shirley is seeking a qualified individual for the full time union benefitted position of Assistant Town Accountant. This position involves considerable interaction with department heads and staff. Responsibilities include preparing vendor and payroll warrants in compliance with MGL and routine administration of the office in the absence of Town Accountant. Starting salary for this position will be 35,339.00. Minimum qualifications include: three years accounting experience; municipal accounting desired; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Send resumes to Nathan Boudreau, Executive Assistant, Town Hall, 7 Keady Way, Shirley MA 01464, or by email to nboudreau@shirley-ma.gov. Please submit resume by August 8, 2017. Shirley is an equal opportunity employer.
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Assistant Collector

The Town of Shirley is seeking a qualified individual for the union position of Assistant Town Collector. This position involves considerable interaction with department heads and staff. Position reports to Treasurer Collector and assists in the billing and collecting of taxes, processing of adjustments, reconciliation of accounts, and other assigned projects. Assists in preparation of bi-weekly payroll and prior payroll experience is desired.  Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field and must have three years relevant experience; municipal collecting desired; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, advanced verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to attain competency in the use of specialized municipal financial software are required. Assistant Collector must have the ability to become bonded. Send letters of interest and resumes to Nathan Boudreau, Executive Assistant, Town Hall, 7 Keady Way, Shirley MA 01464, or by email to nboudreau@shirley-ma.gov. This position will be advertised until filled. Shirley is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administrative Assistant

The Town of Shirley is seeking a qualified individual for the union position of Administrative Assistant. The Assistant needs to be able to provide support to the Planning Board, Zoning Board, Town Clerk and Assessors in all administrative functions, and be able to attend night meetings on occasion.  This position requires strong communication, interpersonal, computing, and customer service skills, as well as the ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects efficiently during the same time period. This is benefited 40 hour per week position. A full job description can be found at shirley-ma.gov. Please send resumes to Nathan Boudreau, Executive Assistant, 7 Keady Way, Shirley, MA  01464 or email nboudreau@shirley-ma.gov. The Town of Shirley is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Full Time Police Officer

The Town of Shirley Police Department is currently accepting applications to fill a full-time police officer position. Shirley is a town in Middlesex County bordered by the Towns of Ayer, Devens, Lancaster, Lunenburg, Harvard, Groton and Townsend. Our ideal candidate is a motivated, driven individual that is committed to community policing philosophy and police best practices.
Minimum Requirements are a High School Diploma; those candidates with a college degree in Criminal Justice or Criminology (related field) are desirable. A Full-Time Police Academy MPTC or equivalent is preferred but candidates with a minimum of a reserve police academy and police experience will be considered. Must be able to attend a full-time municipal police academy if selected. Benefits include a 4/2 schedule, 75/25 Health Coverage for a family plan and 80/20 for single. Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Paid Holidays, sick-time, uniform allowance. Opportunity for overtime and paid details.
Candidates would need to complete and pass all phases of the selection process including interviews, extensive background investigation, medical and psychological examinations.

Duties:

Responsible for maintaining security and safety in the Town of Shirley enforcing laws and regulations for the protection of life and property. Preventing and investigating crimes, directing and maintaining traffic flow, and responding to emergency situations. Will be assigned specific patrol areas in uniform on a regularly scheduled basis to respond to emergency calls, requests for assistance, enforcing criminal and motor vehicle codes and laws, pedestrian and vehicular traffic and will make security checks of buildings, parks, playgrounds, and public assemblies. Responsible for identifying situations which are potential law enforcement problems; identifying criminal offenders and activities; investigating circumstances and apprehending of offenders, while keeping superior officers informed along the way. Will investigate criminal and non-criminal cases and accidents, obtaining accurate information and prepare reports and documentation for presentation in court proceedings as required. Perform special assignments as required. Will assist the general public, aiding individuals in danger of physical harm, counseling adults and juveniles on criminal and non-criminal matters, intervening in the case of disputes and referring people to appropriate agencies or jurisdictions for further help as needed.

A resume and cover letter should be submitted by e-mail, mailed or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Samuel Santiago, Acting Chief of Police
Shirley Police Department
Shirley, Ma 01464

Full Time Public Safety Dispatcher
Posted Date: May 10, 2017
The Town of Shirley, Massachusetts is seeking certified candidates for a full time Telecommunicator position. Duties include but are not limited to, taking 911 calls and performing EMD as required, general telephone duties, dispatch via radio police, fire, EMS, and local government responders, detailed and accurate logging in IMC, and other duties as described.  Applicants must pass a criminal background check and drug screening.

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to ssantiago@shirley-mapd.org or mail to Samuel Santiago, Acting Chief of Police Shirley Police Department 11 Keady Way, Shirley, MA 01464.
This posting is open until the positions are filled. Please include copies of Public Safety Telecommunicator I, EMD, CPR, and Vesta Palace/NG911 certifications if possed.

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 nboudreau@shirley-ma.gov. This position will be advertised until filled, for best consideration please submit resume by April 20. Shirley is an equal opportunity employer


PART-TIME Administrative Assistant

The Shirley Recreation Commission is seeking a part-time administrative assistant. Candidate will attend 2 evening meetings per month and work 7-19 unbenefited hours per week in the Recreation Office.  Duties will include working closely with the Town’s Financial Offices in processing payables and deposits, reconciling recreation accounts, and maintaining files.  The Candidate will also create sports registration forms and announcements.   Heavy emphasis on computers, using Microsoft Word and Excel.  Interested individual should forward their letter of interest and resume to Shirley Recreation, 7 Keady Way, Shirley, Ma 01464 on or before August 14, 2017.










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