Jobs & Volunteering



The Hinsdale Department of Public Works (DPW) seeks a team-oriented individual for the full-time position of Mechanic/Laborer. The ideal candidate will participate in all tasks with the added responsibility for preventative maintenance, minor repair, and inventory of the DPW fleet and mechanical equipment. The position requires availability for on-call duties during inclement weather events and other emergencies, including snow removal.


The successful applicant shall have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three years of experience in automotive or mechanical repair; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate must also have a Massachusetts CDL Class B and a Hoisting License for Backhoe/Front End Loader.


This full-time, hourly, benefit-eligible position has a salary range is $22 - 25/hour, commensurate with experience.  Interested persons should submit a cover letter/statement, resume, and contact information for three professional references through   The review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021. This position is open until filled. Hinsdale is an Equal Opportunity provider and employer.


To view the complete job description for this position, click here.

­­­­­­­­­To apply for this position, go to Mechanic/Laborer | and submit your information on or before October 15, 2021.


This position is open until filled.


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  This position is open until filled.



Town of Hinsdale Employment Application form

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


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.  


  • 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 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: 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:

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.”