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  • Director of Planning – Fulltime/Benefited
  • Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Coordinator – Treasurer/Collector and Finance Office – Fulltime/Benefited
  • Regional Public Health Nurse/ Towns of Hamilton, Essex, Wenham, and Rockport – Fulltime/Benefited
  • WATER TRUCK DRIVER/LABORER – Full-time/Benefited
  • DPW Truck Driver/Laborer – Full-time/Benefited

 

Director of Planning
Position Overview: The Town of Hamilton is seeking a highly qualified Director of Planning to lead and manage our Planning and Conservation Departments. This role involves overseeing planning, zoning, land use permits, and conservation review processes while ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement department policies and procedures.
  • Manage subdivision processes and affordable housing programs.
  • Collaborate with town departments to enhance efficiency.
  • Prepare and manage departmental budgets and secure grants.
  • Supervise staff and provide support to the Planning and Zoning Boards.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in planning, environment, community development, or related field (Master’s preferred).
  • 7+ years of experience in municipal planning and community development, including supervisory experience.
  • Strong knowledge of land use planning, economic development, and grant management.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
This is a unique opportunity to work in a vibrant, picturesque town known for its strong community spirit. The position offers a competitive salary range of $114,000 – $116,000 DOQ and a comprehensive benefits package. For a complete job description, click here.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to Michelle Maloney, Director of Human Resources, Town of Hamilton, at 299 Bay Road, Hamilton, MA 01982. Preferred method: email your application to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Director of Planning’.
Join us in shaping the future of our town!
The Town of Hamilton is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. The position will remain open until filled.

Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Coordinator in the Treasure/Collector and Finance Office
The Town of Hamilton is actively seeking candidates to fill the role of Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Coordinator in the Treasure/Collector and Finance Office. As the AR/AP Coordinator, you will serve as the main point of contact for the general public. This full-time, non-exempt role involves a variety of clerical, administrative, and financial responsibilities, including bookkeeping, recordkeeping, and customer service. The ideal candidate will have an A.S. degree (preferred) and 2-3 years of related office administration experience. Strong organizational skills, proficiency in standard office software, and exceptional customer service abilities are essential.
We are looking for individuals who are willing to demonstrate flexibility, prioritize tasks, work independently, maintain detailed recordkeeping processes, exhibit excellent customer service skills, and uphold a professional demeanor in an environment with continually changing priorities.
For a complete job description, click here.  Human Resources/Career Opportunities. This is a full-time 37.5 benefitted position, and the hourly rate is determined by a union contract, starting at $27.83 – $28.96 per hour. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Michelle Maloney, Director of Human Resources, Town of Hamilton, 299 Bay Road, Hamilton, MA 01982, or via email (preferred) to [email protected] with the subject line “Accounts Receivable Specialist.”
The Town of Hamilton is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. The position will remain open until filled.

Regional Public Health Nurse

Towns of Hamilton, Essex, Rockport, Wenham

Full-time/40 hours per week

Position Overview: We are hiring a Regional Public Health Nurse to lead our Regional Public Health Nurse (PHN) Program in collaboration with local PHNs and health officials across Hamilton, Essex, Rockport, and Wenham. The role involves coordinating, implementing, and evaluating Public Health Nursing efforts, supporting all age groups, and serving as a backup for existing public health nurses.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate the Regional PHN Program.
  • Manage vaccination clinics and supervise staff as needed.
  • Participate in emergency planning activities and disease investigations.
  • Network and collaborate with community partners.
  • Identify and draft policies and procedures under the direction of health officials.
  • Contribute to budget development and complete Community Health Assessments.

Requirements:

  • Valid, current RN license in Massachusetts.
  • B.S.N in Nursing required; M.S.N. in Nursing preferred.
  • Previous experience in Public Health/School Nursing preferred.
  • Access to own transportation and ability to travel.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and electronic health record programs.

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of relevant experience.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Current CPR, CPR Instructor, and First Aid certification.
  • Self-directed, adaptable, and innovative.
  • Experience working with diverse groups and boards of directors.

Application Process: For a detailed job description, click here. To apply, submit your cover letter and resume to Michelle Maloney, Director of Human Resources, Town of Hamilton, at [email protected]. Please use “Regional Public Health Nurse Position” as the subject line. This position is open until filled.

Salary: $85,000 per year (Depending on Qualifications)

Join us in making a positive impact on public health in our communities!

 

 


TOWN OF HAMILTON Department of Public Works Full – Time Water Truck Driver/Laborer

 

The Town of Hamilton seeks a full-time Truck Driver/Laborer for Water Department, who reports to the Water Operations Supervisor to work 40 hr./week, M-Th 6:30am – 3:30pm and F 6:30am – 12:30pm. Primary duties include operating one or more types of light, medium and heavy class automotive equipment and performing a variety of manual tasks in connection with general water distribution system and other town departments if needed. Qualifications include high school/GED graduate with at least 2 years of related experience, possession of a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License with airbrake endorsement. Possession of a valid hoisting machinery license Class 2B, or Water Distribution license issued by MA is desired.

A complete job description is available here. The hourly rate is set by a union contract with a starting range of $24.83 – $25.84/hr. DOQ. and will increase to $25.70 – $26.74 (effective July 1st, 2024)

Additional benefits include:

  • · Volunteered Flextime
  • · Personal, Vacation, Sick PTO
  • · $10 Meal allowance every 4 hours beyond regular shift, increasing to $20 (7/1/2024)
  • · Equally & Impartially distributed overtime
  • · 17 weeks Snowplowing standby pay @ $210.00 per week
  • · Sanding stipend @ $210.00 a week, based on a rotating weekly schedule
  • · Optional on-call off-winter stipend @ $105.00 a week, based on a rotating weekly schedule, increasing to $175.00 a week (7/1/2024)
  • · Town-paid license renewals

Please send a Town application, cover letter, and resume to Michellelee Maloney, Human Resources Director at; [email protected] or via mail to Hamilton Town Hall, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 429, Hamilton, MA 01936. This position is open until filled.

 

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TOWN OF HAMILTON Department of Public Works

Full – Time DPW Truck Driver/Laborer

 

The Town of Hamilton seeks a full-time DPW Truck Driver/Laborer for Highway Department, who reports to the Highway Foreman to work 40 hr./week, M-Th 6:30am – 3:30pm and F 6:30am – 12:30pm. Primary duties include operating one or more types of light, medium and heavy class automotive equipment and performing a variety of manual tasks in connection with general public works operations, including construction, repair and maintenance of water systems, highways & traffic systems, and buildings, parks & cemeteries. Qualifications include high school/GED graduate with at least 5 years of related experience, possession of a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License with airbrake endorsement. Possession of a valid hoisting machinery license Class 2B (desired) issued by MA.

A complete job description is available here. The hourly rate is set by a union contract with a starting range of $24.83 – $25.84/hr. DOQ. and will increase to $25.70 – $26.74 (effective 7/1/2024)

Additional benefits include:

  • · Volunteered Flextime
  • · Personal, Vacation, Sick PTO
  • · $10 Meal allowance every 4 hours beyond regular shift, increasing to $20 (7/1/2024)
  • · Equally & Impartially distributed overtime
  • · 17 weeks Snowplowing standby pay @ $210.00 per week
  • · Sanding stipend @ $210.00 a week, based on a rotating weekly schedule
  • · Optional on-call off-winter stipend @ $105.00 a week, based on a rotating weekly schedule, increasing to $175.00 a week (7/1/2024)
  • · Town paid license renewals

Please send a Town application, cover letter, and resume to Michellelee Carroll, Human Resources Director at; [email protected] or via mail to Hamilton Town Hall, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 429, Hamilton, MA 01936.  This position is open until filled.

 AA/EOE Employer