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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 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.


Human Resources Director

Performs high level, professional management, administrative work and personnel work on behalf of the Town Administrator and Board of Selectmen. The employee will assist the Town Administrator in providing daily control employment and management activities for the Town, assisting in general administration and maintenance of the personnel policies and procedures of the Town. Work includes directing and administering the personnel programs and systems of the Town, including those relating to employee classification and compensation, recruitment and selection, sustaining a diverse workforce committed to quality public service, diversity/equal opportunity, benefits, and civil service, and all other related work as required.

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field, and at least five (5) years of professional experience, including two (2) year in a management position, preferably in a municipal setting, or any equivalent combination of education and administrative experience. Knowledge of the Massachusetts Labor Laws and federal labor laws, labor relations law, particularly MGL Chapter 150E, union contracts, public employee group health insurance laws and procedures, and benefits management. Willingness to obtain Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification if not already held; additional knowledge of labor Law, human resources best practices, and all state, federal, and local laws and regulations concerning town management activities.