Employment Opportunities

Job TitleApplication InstructionsDeadline
Highway Department Driver/Laborer 

The Town of Berlin seeks qualified candidates for the position of Driver/Laborer.  This is a benefited, full time position (40 hours/week) starting immediately.

 

This is a Grade V position ($17.59 to $22.45 per hour) with an anticipated hiring rate of $19.65 per hour.  The successful candidate will be expected to obtain a Class B CDL and Hoisting license within one year from date of hire. 

 

A full job description is available here.  Submit resumes to ATTN: Highway Supt. David Smith by:

 

  • US MAIL:  Attn Highway Supt., Town of Berlin, 23 Linden Street, Berlin, MA 01503 or
  • EMAIL to Supt Smith at highway@townofberlin.com

no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021.  This position will be posted until the position is filled.  EOE/AA

 
Heavy Equipment Operator/Driver/Laborer/Mechanic

The Town of Berlin seeks qualified candidates for the position of Heavy Equipment Operator/Driver/Laborer/Mechanic.  This is a benefited, full time position (40 hours/week) starting immediately. This is a Grade VII position at a $21.98 starting hourly rate.  A full job description is available here.  Submit resumes to Highway Supt. David Smith, Town of Berlin, 23 Linden Street, Berlin, MA 01503 or highway@townofberlin.com Position remains open until filled. EOE/AA 

 

Posted January 14, 2021; updated January 25, 2021; position open until filled (2/8/2021)
Seasonal Driver/Laborer (Highway Dept.)

The Town of Berlin seeks qualified candidates for the position of Seasonal Driver/Laborer.  This is a non-benefited, intermittent part-time position (as needed) starting immediately. 

 

Applicants must possess a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and have documented experience with winter plowing and road salt application operations.

 

This is a Grade V position at a hiring rate of $17.59 to $19.65 per hour.  A full job description is available here.  

 

Submit resumes to Highway Supt. David Smith, Town of Berlin, 23 Linden Street, Berlin, MA 01503 or highway@townofberlin.com.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  EOE/AA

Posted December 17, 2020 - position open until filled.
Heavy Equipment Operator/Driver/Laborer/Mechanic

The Town of Berlin seeks qualified candidates for the position of Heavy Equipment Operator/Driver/Laborer/Mechanic.  This is a benefited, full time position (40 hours/week) starting immediately. This is a Grade VII position at a $21.98 starting hourly rate.  A full job description is available here.  Submit resumes to Highway Supt. David Smith, Town of Berlin, 23 Linden Street, Berlin, MA 01503 or highway@townofberlin.com no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, or until the position is filled. EOE/AA

Posted September 3, 2020 - Application deadline Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 4:30PM - position open until filled.
Patrol OfficerThe town of Berlin, Mass. is seeking qualified candidates to fill one patrol officer vacancy. Applicants must be 21 or older, a U.S. Citizen, possess a valid driver’s license, a high school diploma/GED, and be capable of obtaining a MA Firearms License. Successful completion of a full-time MPTC certified police academy or current enrollment in a full-time MPTC certified police academy preferred. The successful candidate will be required to satisfactorily complete a medical and psychological examination, as well as an extensive background investigation. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume in PDF format to Sergeant Richard Gilchrest (rgilchrest.pd@townofberlin.com), or by mail to Sgt. Richard Gilchrest, Berlin Police Department, 23 Linden St., Berlin, MA 01503. Review of applicants will begin on Aug. 19, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Town of Berlin is an equal opportunity employer.Posted August 4, 2020 - Review of applicants will begin on Aug. 19 - Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Council on Aging Director

The Town of Berlin seeks qualified candidates for the part time, non-benefited position of Council on Aging Director (Grade VII range $21.98 - $28.07 per hour, DOQE).  The full job description is available here

 

Please email resumes to selectmen@townofberlin.com, or send via US Mail to Board of Selectmen, 23 Linden St., Berlin, MA 01503.  Preferred preference for those filing by 12 Noon on Monday, March 16, 2020. Post is open until filled.  EOE

Posted March 4, 2020. - POSITION FILLED
Video Production Assistant

The Town of Berlin seeks qualified candidates for the position of Video Production Assistant.

 

This is a non-benefited part time position of 10 hours per week. This is a Grade I, Step 1 ($12.75/hour) position. The job description is available here.  

 

Submit resumes to Berlin Cable Access Town of Berlin, 23 Linden Street Berlin, MA 01503 or by email at cableaccess@townofberlin.com.
Posted February 18, 2020. Open until filled.
1870 Town Hall ManagerResume to the Berlin Board of Selectmen’s Office at selectmen@townofberlin.com. See job description here.Posted January 16, 2020.  - POSITION FILLED
COA Van Driver

The Town of Berlin seeks qualified candidates for the position of Council on Aging (COA) Van Driver.

 

This is a non-benefited, non-exempt part time position of varying hours per week starting immediately at pay rate of $14.99/hour in 2nd half FY20/1st half FY21 (Grade IV, Step 2).

 

A full job description is available online here.     

 

Submit resumes to Victoria Flynn, Berlin Council on Aging Director, Town of Berlin, 23 Linden Street, Berlin, MA 01503 or by email at coadirector@townofberlin.com

 

Position(s) open until capacity is met. EOE.

Open until filled - contact updated 7/22/2020 - POSITIONS FILLED JULY 2020
Fire/EMS Chief

The Town of Berlin MA (pop. 3,096) is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Fire/EMS Chief. This position is becoming vacant after a well-respected Massachusetts Fire Chief guided fire and EMS services into a single fire rescue organization. The new fire chief will guide forward the newly merged Fire and EMT operations.

 

The Town of Berlin is located 40 miles west of Boston, Massachusetts and the Department covers an area of 13.1 square miles from a public safety complex.  The Town is a prosperous and growing community with an expanding residential and commercial base.  The Department is an ISO Class 8 full-service fire/rescue and EMS organization that has a total of 4 fulltime personnel, 41 fire/EMS/Emergency Management personnel, of which 22 are EMT’s. The Fire Chief also serves as the EMD, fire warden and alternate member of the Nashoba Valley Regional Dispatch District Operations Board. There are a total of approximately 652 fire and EMS calls per year. The current annual operating budget of the Fire Department is approximately $763,529.

 

The Fire Chief is appointed by the Board of Selectmen. Candidates must have strong leadership and managerial skills combined with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A proven, successful record of experience in progressively responsible supervisory, administrative and command assignments is also required.

 

Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college, Master’s Degree highly preferred; residency within a 30-minute automobile commute from the Berlin town border; service in a Chief Officer’s position for at least 2 years and a minimum of 10 years of fire service experience with a familiarity of all positions within a Fire/EMS Department command structure; active Massachusetts EMT Certification; completion of Incident Command ICS-400 and 800a; credentialing of Chief Fire Officer through the Massachusetts Fire Service Commission or Executive Fire Officer (EFO) designation through the National Fire Academy, or satisfactory completion of an equivalent combination of courses for Fire Officer I, II, III, Incident Safety Officer, Tactics and Strategy for the Company Officer, Leadership, Command and Control, and other courses that provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job; Fire Officer IV Certification within 12 months of hire.

 

Candidates must have demonstrated experience and skill within the following critical areas: budgeting, crafting collaborative interagency relationships, pacing change, fireground management, incident command and emergency management.

 

Hiring range is $90,000-$125,000 depending upon qualifications. Additional information relating to this opportunity to be posted at www.mrigov.com/career.

 

A resume and cover letter formatted as a PDF file can be sent to selectmen@townofberlin.com. Priority consideration of applications filed by 8am on Friday, October 11, 2019 although the position remains open until filled. The Town of Berlin is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or age. AA/EOE

 

Fire/EMS Chief Job Description here.

Friday, October 11, 2019 by 8 am (Position open until filled). - POSITION FILLED
Treasurer/Collector

The Town of Berlin seeks qualified candidates for the FT (37 hours/week in FY20) position of Treasurer/Collector. Salary $70K+ DOQ&E.

 

Job description here.

 

Email preferred.  Please send resumes and cover letters to selectmen@townofberlin.com or mail to Board of Selectmen, 23 Linden Street, Berlin, MA 01503 no later than Friday, October 4, 2019 by 12 Noon. Position open until filled. AA/EOE

Friday, October 4, 2019 by 12 Noon. (Position open until filled.)  - POSITION FILLED
Building Commissioner (fka Building Inspector)

The Town of Berlin is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Building Commissioner. Administrative, supervisory, and inspection skills related to enforcement and interpretation of the state building code, local bylaws, zoning bylaws, and all applicable federal, state, and local rules and regulations is required.

 

Must have 5 years of supervisory experience in building construction, or have completed a four year undergraduate education from an accredited college or university in a field related to building construction; or any combination of training and experience so as to demonstrate possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the work.

Successful candidate must possess a valid Massachusetts driver’s license, a Construction Supervisor’s License and Massachusetts Certification as a Building Commissioner. The position is non-union. Salary $85K+, DOQ&E.

 

Job description here.

 

Please send a letter of interest and resume, preferably by email, to: selectmen@townofberlin.com or via US Mail to Mary Arata, Administrative Secretary, Berlin Selectmen’s Office, 23 Linden Street, Berlin, MA 01503 by Friday, August 30, 2019 at 12 Noon. AA/EOE.

Friday, August 30, 2019 at 12 Noon - - POSITION FILLED
Library PageSend resume and application to Library Director Town of Berlin, 23 Carter St. Berlin, MA 01503.Applications and resumes will be accepted at the Library until such time as the position is filled.- DEADLINE PASSED
1870 Town Hall ManagerResume to the Berlin Board of Selectmen’s Office at selectmen@townofberlin.com. See job description here.Monday, May 20, 2019 at 12 Noon -  POSITION FILLED
Town AdministratorResume and cover letter in confidence as PDF attachment to: recruitment@mrigov.comMonday, April 8, 2019 at 8 am - POSITION FILLED
Fire/EMS ChiefResume and cover letter formatted as a PDF file can be sent to recruitment@mrigov.comFriday, April 5, 2019 at 8 am - POSITION FILLED ON INTERIM BASIS