Human Resources Department
Contact: Jennifer Breaker - Human Resources Director
Job applications and resumes are only accepted for positions that are currently advertised. Please see available job opputunities below. A completed Town of Ipswich application is required to apply for any open position.
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Department of Public Works – Forestry Foreman
Town of Ipswich seeks candidates for FT union position of Forestry Foreman for the Department of Public Works. HS diploma, College Degree preferred, and 5 year of profession arboricultural experience or any equivalent combination and MA CDL Class B & Class 1B & 2B Hoisting licenses required. Responsibilities include supervisory work in planning, directing, coordinating and assisting in a variety of arboricultural task to manage the Town’s forest, open spaces, and right-of-ways for communication and electrical lines. Performs skilled work for other DPW divisions as assigned (including snow removal). Complete job description is available by clicking on the following link, [PDF] Forestry Foreman - November2014. Hourly rate $23.77-26.37
Director of Code Enforcement/Building Inspector
The Town of Ipswich seeks qualified candidates in compliance with 780 CMR 110.R7 for the full-time position of Director of Code Enforcement/Building Inspector. The ideal candidate should be a Certified Building Commission/Inspector of Buildings. As an alternative, Local Building Inspector with five years’ experience that meet the conditional appointment requirements for certification as a Building Commissioner (as outlined in 780 CMR R.110 R7) are encouraged to apply. The Director of Code Enforcement/Building Inspector performs duties related to the interpretation and enforcement of State Building Codes, zoning bylaws and general bylaws, historical and other applicable statutes and regulations. Position has general supervisions of Wire Inspector, Gas/Plumbing Inspector, Sealer of Weights & Measures and clerical position. Serves as Fence Viewer. Must have good organization and communications skill. Ability to establish effective working relationships with the public, businesses and contractors, as well as town departments. Reports to the Town Manager. Complete job description is available by clicking on the following link [PDF]Director - Code Enforcement-Building Inspector 2015. Competitive salary, DOQ.
Various Departments - Temporary Summer Help
Town of Ipswich seeks candidates for temporary summer help positions in various departments including: Cemetery & Parks; Open Space; Water Treatment Plant; Wastewater Treatment Plant; and Water Distribution. Work typically includes grounds keeping, landscaping, painting, hydrant painting, and miscellaneous labor. Applicants must have valid driver's license with the ability to carry passengers. Positions are 40 hours per week (one position 24 hours), Monday-Friday (7:30 AM-3:30 PM) and typically May - August. Rate of pay $10-$12 depending on position.
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