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Below is a list of current employment opportunities within the Town of Swansea's general government. For information on employment opportunities within Swansea Schools, please visit

Deputy Tax Assessor

The Town of Swansea is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Deputy Tax Assessor.  This is a full-time position (35 hours/week) and evening meetings may be required.  The qualified applicant must have significant experience in all aspects of real estate valuation.  Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to); inspection of homes, measurement of homes, listing of pertinent interior & exterior elements of homes, knowledge of different mechanical systems.  Data entry is currently in the Vision software for the purpose of updating; ownership information, exemption information, and elements of the site improvements.  Knowledge of the Vision software would be preferred, and experience in the mass-appraisal industry would be helpful, but is not necessarily mandatory.  A qualified applicant will have the ability to read deeds, plat maps and recorded maps.  A Certified Residential Appraisal license in the State of Massachusetts is not mandatory, but would be preferred.

High School Diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or a related field preferred. Minimum of five years’ experience in either the real estate appraisal field or a Tax Assessor’s Office, or combination of education and experience. Must be aged 25 years or older.  Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Please submit employment application, cover letter, and resume to by June 27, 2023.

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.


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