Jobs & Volunteering
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DPW Superintendent

 

The Town seeks a full-time DPW Superintendent with the primary responsibility for oversight of Hinsdale’s roads and roadway maintenance, and the supporting bridges, culverts, drainage systems, and rights-of-way. The Superintendent also oversees the Town’s Water distribution system and Sewer systems.  The responsibilities extend beyond daily upkeep and maintenance of existing roads, water, and sewer systems, to include all future development, construction, and long-term planning.   The Superintendent works with and supervises a staff of three full- and one part-time crew member, and has a part-time office staff worker. The Superintendent is expected to be on call 24/7, and respond to all matters in a consistent, fair, and responsive manner. S/he will work closely with other department heads and town officials and perform all work in compliance with Massachusetts General Law, federal regulations, town policy, and accepted best practices.

 

Work Experience and Education required: 5+ years of relevant experience in a leadership role and a High School diploma or equivalent required; advance education preferred. 

Skills/Certifications/Licenses: Class A Commercial Mass Driver's License with endorsements required; Class C Hoisting License with a front-end loader and backhoe endorsements required; Knowledge of civil engineering preferred

 

Salary range: $67,500 – 75,000, commensurate with experience. For further information on the required background and skill set see the detailed job description at:

The full job description is available
here. The position will remain open until filled, and we will begin reviewing applications on August 3, 2021. Please note that before appointment all Hinsdale employees must pass a physical exam and a CORI check at the town’s expense.

 

To apply, please submit one document containing your letter of application, resume, and at least three current references with complete contact information (preferably in pdf format) to Bob Graves at: Town.Administrator@Hinsdalema.gov.

 

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Treasurer-Collector 

The Town of Hinsdale seeks candidates for the Treasurer-Collector position, managing the town Treasurer-Collector’s Office. This benefitted, exempt position, manages all town collections and revenues, investments, and disbursal of funds for town obligations.  A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, business management or related field; five years of experience in accounting, banking, and/or general finance or three years of experience in municipal finance; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and the ability to be bonded is required.  Certification by the Massachusetts Collector/Treasurer Association desired.

 

The full job description is available here. The position is open until filled. Applicants should submit their letter, resume, and three to five professional references in one PDF document to town.administrator@hinsdalema.gov.  This position is open until filled. The review of materials will begin Monday, July 19, 2021.

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Library Director 

 

The Hinsdale Public Library is an independent non-profit library located on Maple Street.  The Library Board is seeking a qualified candidate to serve in the part-time position as Library Director, accountable to the Board of Trustees, reporting to the chairperson of the Board of Trustees.

 

The Library Director shall work closely with the Board of Trustees to develop library policies, programs, and procedures, including attending monthly Board meetings and developing the annual budget. Will oversee library functions including but not limited to material selection, collection development, acquisition, oversight of library building, grounds, public relations, and staff technology.  And, shall promote library services and participate in fundraising and development activities.

The full job description is available here. The position is open until filled. Applicants should submit their letter, resume, and professional references in one PDF document to Jim Manning, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Hinsdale Public Library, Hinsdale, MA 01235 at hinsdalelibraryma@gmail.com. The review of materials will begin Monday, July 19, 2021.

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Town of Hinsdale Employment Application form

Click here for the employment application. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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Committee and Commission Openings (subject to change)

 

Board of Assessors (2 openings)

Conservation Commission (2 openings)

Finance Committee - (2 openings)

If you are interested in an opening, you should:

 

  • Attend the next scheduled committee meeting posted on the Town's website under the specific committee page of Agenda and Minutes.

  • Send an email or letter of interest to the committee expressing your interest in the opening. Provide your complete name, address, telephone, and email address in your letter of interest. All committee email addresses can be found on the Town's website under the heading Contacts.  

Then, 

  • The committee chair will contact you for an interview with the committee and then will forward the committee's recommendation for an appointment by the Select Board. 

  • The Select Board makes all final decisions and committee appointments and will contact you with specific information before the next Select Board meeting.

If you other questions or do not hear back from the specific Committee Chair, contact Lynne Baumgartner, Administrative Assistant to the Select Board at Select.Board@hinsdalema.gov or 413-655-2300, x345.

US Department of Agriculture Nondiscrimination Statement

 

Rural Development Guidance for the
Utilization of the USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Full Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs).  Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

     Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

     To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form AD-3027, found online at:

      http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.  To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

  1. Mail:  US Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

       1400 Independence Avenue, SW

       Washington, DC20250-9410;

  1.  Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

  2.  Email:  program.intake@usda.gov

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

 

When/Where to use the Full Statement? 
The full USDA Nondiscrimination Statement must be posted in all RD offices in public view. Additionally, the full statement must be included on all materials produced by RD for public information, public education or public dissemination, unless the size of the material is too small to include the full statement (see Short Nondiscrimination Statement). All RD webpages must include a link to the full statement posted on the USDA homepage.

     Recipients of RD program assistance shall post the full USDA Nondiscrimination Statement in all recipient offices and include, in full, on all print and non-print materials, unless the size of the material is too small to include the full statement (see Short Nondiscrimination Statement).

 

US Department of Agriculture Nondiscrimination Statement

 

Short Nondiscrimination Statement

  USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

Where appropriate, a recipient may state:

      “This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”