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Thank you for your interest in working with the Town of Swansea! Below is a list of current employment opportunities within our general government. For information on employment opportunities within Swansea Schools, please visit  Please fill out and return a job application along with all resumes and cover letters for positions to or in person at the Board of Selectmen's Office, 81 Main Street, Swansea, MA 02777.

You can also utilize our Volunteer Information Form to apply to serve on a board or committee. Currently we are seeking volunteers for our Board of Health and our Open Space Committee. Check back for updates on available positions. The Town of Swansea relies on volunteers for much of its work. Thank you for serving!

Current Openings:

Health Director 

The Town of Swansea seeks highly responsible and qualified Health Director to lead the Board of Health department. This position under the policy direction of the Board of Health provides for the protection of public health, control of disease, promotion of sanitary living conditions, protection of the ground water and other environmental factors from pollution and managing departmental staff. The position performs complex and highly responsible duties requiring a very high level of initiative and independent judgment and in the direction of various personnel. Customer service is paramount.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in public health, environmental science or related field and more than three years of experience working in public health or a related field required. Registered sanitarian is preferred; or must become a registered sanitarian within twenty-four months of appointment. Must successfully complete and earn certifications from recognized seminars and courses e.g., soil evaluator, pool operator, food manager, and septic inspection. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have strong writing skills. Candidates must meet further minimum requirements contained in job description. Applications accepted until position is filled.

Transportation Coordinator
This position is a social services role, responsible for all facets of our transportation operation of the Swansea Council on Aging and works under the direction of the Executive Director of the Council on Aging.  These responsibilities include dispatching, Department of Transportation compliance, preventive maintenance upkeep and scheduling, preparation of transportation schedules and required reports, and serves as a back-up van driver when required. You will provide direction, coordinating with other staff members and supervisor to ensure client needs are met, cost is controlled, equipment is well maintained and the appearance of our drivers and vehicles are up to standards.  The person in this position must also complete Medicare Health Insurance Counseling training, annual certification and counsel Medicare beneficiaries throughout the year as is necessary.  Applications, resumes, and cover letters should be submitted to no later than September 9, 2022. Position open until filled.


Minutes Clerk

The Town of Swansea is now accepting applications for various Minutes Clerks.  The purpose of this position is to draft and distribute written minutes for the Board of Assessors, Board of Health and Parks Commission.  Duties include recording all decisions and votes accurately and objectively in accordance with the Opens Meeting Law.  Must have ability to hear and type. Training will be provided. Meetings are usually held during the evenings, no more than twice a month. Positions opened until filled.

Regional Administrator
The Southeastern Regional Services Group (SERSG) seeks an experienced public administrator to serve as for its 26 member communities. Primary responsibilities involve production of cooperative procurements and running the day-to-day operations of the organization. A bachelor’s degree and five years of municipal experience desired. Public works and contract management experience a plus. Certification as a Mass. Public Purchasing Official is highly desirable and will be a consideration in salary negotiations. If not currently certified, the selected candidate must secure certification within a reasonable amount of time.
A complete job description can be found at:

 Apply online via the Town of Sharon, a SERSG member community, at