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Career Positions in Maynard

Health Agent

The Town Maynard, a metro-west community of almost 12,000 residents, is seeking qualified, experienced, creative and innovative candidates to serve as our new full-time (40 hours) Health Agent.

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Town Administrator / Executive Director of Municipal Services, the Health Agent shall assist with carrying out the regulatory and inspectional services programs and activities of the Public Health Division. In accordance with the State Sanitary and Environmental Codes, municipal regulations, and by-laws, performs a variety of inspections designed to ensure enforcement of the codes. The Health Agent will plan, organize, and direct public health programs and services for protection of the public, control of disease, promotion of sanitary living conditions, and protection of the environment from damage and pollution.

The applicant must be an excellent and confident communicator with a professional yet friendly approach. Attendance at board meetings is required, and the ability to collaborate successfully with stakeholders is critical.

A minimum of two (2) years full-time or equivalent part-time technical or professional experience in public health or environmental investigation and inspection.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Environmental science, Public Health, or related field.  Working knowledge of state and local regulations, codes, and ordinances that apply to public health required.  Mass Board of Registration of Sanitarians or National Environmental Health Assoc. may be substituted for required experience. Registration strongly preferred.  Certified Pool Operator required or must obtain certification within 12 months of hire.  Licensed Soil Evaluator required or must obtain licensure within 12 months hire.  Licensed Lead Determinator required or must obtain licensure within 12 months of hire.  Valid Massachusetts driver’s license required.  Strong skills in organization, communication, and writing, and ability to pass pre-employment CORI/SORI required.

Salary range starting at $69,992 commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Generous benefits package.  Resume and letter of interest to: or Attn: Human Resources Manager, Town of Maynard, 195 Main Street, Maynard, MA 01754.  Position will remain open until filled, resume review to begin on September 10, 2021.  Click here for a complete Job Description.  AA/EOE

Full Time Public Safety Dispatcher

The Town of Maynard is currently accepting applications for the position of Full Time Public Safety Dispatcher. Applicants should be able to communicate well, have a solid knowledge of computers and word processing, and the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a busy, noisy, and stressful environment. Applicants holding CJIS, APCO (or equivalent) and E-911 certifications and with previous public safety experience preferred, but not required. Applicants should be willing to work weekends, holidays, evenings, and nights, on a rotating schedule. This position is eligible for benefits. Probationary rate of pay will be $20.6701 per hour (subject to change with finalization of new contract), previous training and experience will be taken into consideration. Additional benefits such as shift differentials, work wear allowance and educational incentives included.

Employment offers will be dependent upon successfully passing a thorough background investigation. Application deadline is September 6th, 2021, or until the position is filled. Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest, and resume to: Sarah Finnerty, Communications Supervisor, Maynard Police Department, 197 Main St, Maynard MA 01754 or via e-mail:  If you have any questions, please contact Communications Supervisor Finnerty at the above email address or visit the following link: or  Upon receipt of letter of interest and resume you will be required to complete an application.   Only completed applications will be accepted.  AA/EOE

Secondary Water & Sewer Operator

The Town of Maynard is seeking qualified internal candidates for the position of Secondary Water & Sewer Operator. Responsible for assisting in the maintenance of the water and sewer system, including monitoring the quality of the water supply. Work includes maintenance of existing water and sewer system; assistance in the repair of water mains; servicing of hydrants, and gates. Installation and repair of meters; reading of meters and maintenance of complete records of readings. Conduct water sampling and test water quality. Operates hand tools including pick and shovel; operates power tools including drills, pipe cutter, pipe locator, leak locator, tapping machine, jack hammer, water pumps; operate trucks and other heavy equipment in construction and maintenance projects. Responds to requests to turn-on and shut off service. Responds to emergency situations; makes repairs of main leaks. Inspects work of work crews constructing extensions to the water and sewer system.

High school education and 3 to 5 years’ technical experience, pump mechanics or other technical trade; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires a Massachusetts Class 2B Hoisting License, CDL Class B Motor Vehicle Operator’s License, Massachusetts Drinking Water Distribution License, Grade I and Massachusetts Drinking Water Treatment License, Grade II.

Compensation: $26.74 – $31.56 per hour. 40 hour work week. Position requires working some weekends and on-call responsibilities. Position is available immediately.

The complete Job Description can be found here. Interested candidates should forward a resume and Letter of Intent to Human Resources Coordinator (

Salary Step Grade: Grade E / FSLA Status: Non-Exempt / Reports to: Water & Sewer Foreman

Skilled Laborer

The Town of Maynard is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Skilled Laborer. Responsibilities include: operate light equipment such as pick-up truck, dump truck, one-ton truck, and sanders; operates other equipment such as lawn mower, hedge trimmer, chipper and chainsaw.

Perform labor incidental to the work of operating the assigned equipment; plow and sand roads; pave and maintain roads; conduct drainage work; perform tree work; maintain lawns and grounds.

Mow sides of roads as required; patch pot holes, install traffic and street signs; install and remove snow fencing; repair stone walls; clean catch basins; install and replace old drainage; provide traffic control as required; empty trash barrels. Dig graves; assist in setting up burial services with funeral home; repair gravesites. Monitors equipment performance and informs Supervisor of needed maintenance/repairs. Perform other position-related duties, as assigned.

Training and Experience Required: High school diploma or equivalent and 1year job-related experience in construction or any equivalent combination, State of Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A or B, US DOT Physical Card or equivalent as per Massachusetts Department of Public Safety, and Class 2B Hoisting License is required. 4G Hoisting License preferred

Compensation: $21.56/hour starting probationary base rate, then $23.07/hr. 40-hour work week. Position requires working some weekends and on-call responsibilities. Position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

Click here for a full Job Description. Interested candidates should apply in writing to: HR Manager, Town of Maynard, 195 Main Street, Maynard, MA 01754 or electronically to AA/EOE

Salary Step Grade: Grade B / FSLA Status: Non-Exempt / Reports to: Highway Foreman


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