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Human Resources
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 http://www.swanseaschools.org.  Please fill out and return a job application along with all resumes and
cover letters for positions to hr@swanseama.gov or in person at the Board of Selectmen's Office, 81 Main Street, Swansea, MA 02777.


Truck Driver/Laborer
Posting Date: July 15, 2024
Truck Driver/Laborer (AFSCME COUNCIL 93, LOCAL 1701)
Highway Department/DPW
DUTIES/KNOWLEDGE: Working knowledge of highway equipment operation, fundamental construction, and maintenance procedures. Knowledge of field safety. Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with Town employees, Town officials, and the general public, both orally and in writing. Excellent customer service skills. Ability to perform heavy manual labor under varying weather conditions. Ability to follow proper methods, procedures, and safety precautions.
Reliability is an essential trait as is honesty, attention to detail, and discretion.
Perform similar or related work as directed, required, or as situation dictates.                                            
HOURS: Full Time – 40 hrs.                               WAGES: $29.49 hourly
Send a letter of interest and application to Human Resources at hr@swanseama.gov or drop it off at the Town Hall, 81 Main Street, Swansea MA 02777.  The Town is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Job posting active until position is filled; however, applications received within the first 14 days will receive priority.

Dispatcher
Job Description
Posting Date: July 15, 2024
Fire Department
DUTIES/KNOWLEDGE: The Fire Department dispatcher is a public safety position with the primary assignment of performing work in the protection of life and property through emergency communications and dispatching services. Dispatchers are responsible for the fast, efficient, and accurate receiving and processing of emergency calls and radio communications. The ability to think and act quickly and calmly in an emergency situation is critical. Candidates will be required to answer routine business calls, emergency 911 calls and box alarms and dispatch appropriate ambulance and fire apparatus via radio.                                      
HOURS: Rotating schedule consisting of four (4), eight-hour shifts over a six-day period.  The shifts will be worked as follows:  two (2) consecutive 4PM to Midnight (1600-0000) shifts followed by one day off; then two (2) consecutive Midnight to 8AM (0000-0800) shifts followed by one day off.
WAGES: $27.98 hourly/ DOQ
Resumes will be accepted no later than Friday, July 26, 2024 at 4:00PM. Send a cover letter and application to Chief Eric Hajder at ehajder@swanseama.gov or drop it off in a sealed envelope at the Swansea Fire Headquarters at 50 New Gardner Neck Road, Swansea, MA 02777.  The Town is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.