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Applications for the position of Children’s Librarian are being accepted for appointment by the Board of Library Trustees. This is a full time (35 hours per week) year round position required to work one or two evenings a week, two Saturdays out of four, and morning, afternoon, and evening hours.  The position will be subject to a six (6) month probationary work period.  The position will be compensated in eight step raises (on or after the anniversary of employment).       

Step 1        Step 2      Step 3       Step 4        Step 5       Step 6        Step 7       Step 8

41,997      24,957     43920       46,205       48,727      50,367       53,174      58,373

 

Duties:

  • Trains and supervises subordinate departmental personnel (Staff and volunteers)
  • Assists in developing print and non-print collection for Main Library’s children’s room including: selecting titles, weeding, evaluating donations, and assessing mending needs
  • Provides reference and readers’ advisory service to patrons
  • Prepares readers advisory materials and aids
  • Plans, promotes, and conducts storytelling sessions and other special events for children
  • Assists patrons and staff in using computer resources
  • Works with public and private schools
  • Performs community outreach activities involving children
  • Inputs or over sees the inputting of data into the OCLN database
  • Provides a wide range of circulation services: charges, renews, reserves, and shelves

           library materials; issues library cards; processes overdue notices and reports

  • Maintains displays and exhibits
  • Assists in the development of library policies and procedures
  • Serves on professional and network committees
  • Substitutes in any department or at any Branch Library when circumstances call for such a temporary transfer
  • May be required to serve as “Librarian in Charge” in the absence of the Assistant Library Director and Library Director
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Head of Children’s Services, Assistant Library Director or Library Director

 

Qualifications:

  • MLS or Master of Education in Library Media Studies candidate required, MLS or Master of Education in Library Media Studies preferred (if candidate, must receive degree within 5 years of appointment)
  • Knowledge of children’s literature and reference sources required
  • Experience in children’s programming preferred
  • Technical skills searching the Internet, on-line services and CD ROM products required
  • Ability to train and supervise assigned employees and /or volunteers
  • Ability to relate to children, parents, teachers and staff with professional friendliness, patience, tact and resourcefulness
  • Ability to converse in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Creole or another language spoken by one of Brockton’s linguistic minority communities desirable

 Benefits:

The position is covered under the terms of the contract with the Brockton Public Library Employees’ Association, SEIU, Local 888. Interested applicants should forward a letter of application and resume by to: Paul Engle, Library Director, Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301 or by email: pengle@cobma.us. The City of Brockton requires residency within one year of appointment and must remain a resident for 7 years.

CITY OF BROCKTON

WATER/SEWER MAINTENANCE MAN

SEWER DIVISION - DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

 

 

The City of Brockton is seeking applicants for the position of Water/Sewer Maintenance Man, Sewer Division, duties include but are not limited to the following: Performs semi-skilled manual work in construction, operation and maintenance of either water and/or sewer systems including, but not limited to, work on reservoirs, water gates, sewers, side sewers, drains, mains, and connectors; cuts, lays and caulks water, sewer or drainpipes, using machine or hand tools to force sealing compound into joints to make them watertight; performs masonry duties in the construction of manholes and other system brickwork structures, works on various types of water pipes (PVC, CI, copper, etc.) and main lines including valves and house service lines; pumps water from trenches; digs, braces, and backfills excavation for the purpose of locating pipe leaks or preparing areas for laying pipes; shuts off and open gates and sidewalk stops; repair or replace worn or broken parts such as pipes in water and sewer systems; installs and/or removes household water meters. 

Cleans and unblocks sewer clogs; responds to back-ups in homes and businesses; cleans up after back-ups, vacuums cellars and disposes of sewerage; uses specialized equipment in freeing lines, such as jet truck and rodder truck; may work with private contractors to help them avoid hitting water or sewer mains and boxes during construction and excavation; works in trenches and confined spaces to conduct repair and reconstruction work; uses shovel and other tools and equipment during construction and repair work; lifts tools, heavy supplies, manhole covers, grates and other heavy objects; performs other related duties as assigned by the Commissioner, Director of Operations, General Foreman or designee. 

Works under the direct supervision of the General Foreman or Construction Foreman, following department rules, regulations and safety procedures and policies to complete assignments.  Priorities are established by the supervisor. 

Work is performed outside, with exposure to constant loud noise and potential exposure to equipment with moving mechanical parts; outdoor work may be performed in adverse weather conditions, with exposure to hazards associated with chemicals, sewerage, and use of heavy equipment.  Workload is subject to seasonal fluctuations often requiring emergency responses to broken pipes and back-ups. Operates a variety of special motor equipment and other equipment, such as trucks and other heavy and light equipment.  The employee also operates various hand, power and pneumatic tools, and specialized equipment such as jet trucks; rodder trucks and compressors. Generally has contact with other City employees, utility personnel and contractors.  Errors could result in personal injury, injury to others, delay or loss of service and damage to buildings or equipment.    

Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience: High school diploma required; technical training in the use of tools and construction equipment desired; two years of construction experience; experience laying pipe and performing masonry work; experience operating heavy motor equipment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Additional Requirement: Valid Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License Class B with air brakes.

Knowledge of techniques of construction and the operation of maintenance equipment; knowledge of safety practices and procedures.  Ability to perform heavy construction work; ability to solve construction related problems; ability to operate heavy and other motor equipment, power, pneumatic and hand tools, and specialized equipment.  Construction skills; skill in operation of equipment and tools.

Work is performed outside and requires strenuous physical effort. Frequently required to use hands to operate equipment, walk, stand, sit, speak, hear, reach with hands and arms, balance, crouch, crawl, stoop, climb, and work in confined spaces.  Stamina is required to work in adverse weather conditions.  Required to lift or move items weighing up to sixty pounds.  Physical ability to use power and hand tools, drive motor vehicles, operate and drive various pieces of special maintenance equipment.  Vision requirements include the ability to operate vehicles and equipment.

 Salary $47,320-$49,109, annual base salary, position is 5 steps, increases, 3 years, 6 years, 9 years and 12 years, position includes medical & other fringe benefits.

Brockton requires residency within 1 year of employment.  AA/EEO

Send a cover letter, resume, copy of valid MA Drivers License, & a copy of attested driving record from MA Registry of Motor Vehicles to Nicole Casarez, Temporary Director of Personnel, City of Brockton, 45 School Street, Brockton, MA  02301, via e-mail at personnel@cobma.us, facsimile to 508-580-7133, no later than Friday, September 28, 2018.  Finalists will be subject to a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and a pre-employment physical, which includes a drug & alcohol screening.

Brockton Public Library System

 

Applications for part-time positions for (3) Library Pages, Circulation and Children’s Room are being accepted for appointment by the Board of Library Trustees.  This is a year round position with morning, afternoon, evening and up to three out of four Saturday work assignments. The appointed persons will regularly work 12 hours per week during the school year and 19 hours per week in July and August.  The position will be subject to a six (6) month probationary work period. 

 

  Step 1            Step 2             Step 3              Step 4

  11.10              11.30              11.50                11.70

Duties:

 

  • ¨Shelving and retrieves library materials
  • ¨Assists patrons using computer resources
  • ¨Assists patrons in using microfilm readers and copy machine
  • ¨Assists in troubleshooting microfilm readers and copy machine
  • ¨Checks in and displays periodicals
  • ¨Empties sidewalk drop boxes
  • ¨Cleans library material
  • ¨Shelf reads collection
  • ¨Performs light custodial and snow removal duties
  • ¨Performs other duties as assigned by a designated library supervisor

 

Qualifications:

 

  • ¨High school student or High School Diploma required
  • ¨Ability to follow directions and complete work accurately required
  • ¨Ability to meet scheduling requirements of library required
  • ¨Ability to carry book bags and boxes weighing 30 – 40 pounds
  • ¨Ability to relate to patrons and staff with professional friendliness, patience, tact and resourcefulness

 

Benefits:

The position is covered under the terms of the contract with the Brockton Public Library Employees’ Association, SEIU, Local 888. Interested applicants should forward an application to: Paul Engle, Library Director, Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301 or by email: pengle@cobma.us open until filled. The City of Brockton requires residency within one year of appointment and must remain a resident for 7 years. Finalists will be subject to a Criminal Record Information (CORI) check, and the City of Brockton is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

Brockton Public Library System

 

Applications for the position of Reference Librarian are being accepted for appointment by the Board of Library Trustees. This is a full time (35 hours per week) year round position required to work one or two evenings a week, two Saturdays out of four, and morning, afternoon, and evening hours.  The position will be subject to a six (6) month probationary work period.  The position will be compensated in eight step raises (on or after the anniversary of employment).

 

Step 1      Step 2      Step 3      Step 4   Step 5       Step 6     Step 7       Step 8

41,997      42,957     43,920     46,205     48,727      50,367    53,174      56,373

 

Duties:

  • ¨Actively assists adult and young adult patrons in using print, non-print and electronic resources to secure information
  • ¨Selects and weeds non-fiction books and non-print material in designated areas
  • ¨Reviews, selects, and updates bookmarked Internet sites
  • ¨Participates in decisions regarding uses of electronic technology
  • ¨Assists patrons in using computer resources
  • ¨Researches obituary information
  • ¨Prepares readers’ advisory materials and aids
  • ¨Works with community, agencies and groups to enable the library to better serve patrons
  • ¨Inputs data in the OCLN database
  • ¨Maintains displays and exhibits
  • ¨Participates in workshop and training opportunities
  • ¨Serves on professional and network committees
  • ¨May be required to serve as “Librarian in Charge” in the absence of Supervisors, Assistant Library Director or the Library Director.

 

Qualifications:

  • ¨MLS candidate required, MLS preferred (if candidate, must receive degree within 5 years of appointment)
  • ¨Technical skills searching the Internet and on-line services required
  • ¨Ability to train and supervise assigned employees and/or volunteers
  • ¨Ability to relate to patrons and staff with professional friendliness, patience, tact and resourcefulness
  • ¨Ability to converse in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Creole or another language spoken by one of Brockton’s linguistic minority population desirable

 

Benefits:

The position is covered under the terms of the contract with the Brockton Public Library Employees’ Association, SEIU, Local 888. Interested applicants should forward a letter of application and resume by to: Paul Engle, Library Director, Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301 or by email: pengle@cobma.us by open until filled. The City of Brockton requires residency within one year of appointment and must remain a resident for 7 years. Finalists will be subject to a Criminal Record Information (CORI) check, and the City of Brockton is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

PARK GOLF SEASONAL JOB APPLICATION 2018
CITY OF BROCKTON

TEMPORARY LABORER

GOLF COURSE/ PARK DEPARTMENT

 

            The City of Brockton is seeking Temporary Seasonal Laborers to assist at D.W. Field Golf Course and Park Department for the period of July 1, 2018 through November 30, 2018

 

Duties and responsibilities:  Performs a variety of unskilled labor duties of which the following are typical examples: loading and unloading supplies; cleaning litter and debris; mowing tees, greens, fairways and roughs using hand or powered equipment, grooming of infields and mowing parks and ball fields; trimming shrubs; uses standard hand tools, i.e., shovels and small power tools, such as weed whackers, lawn mowers, and hedge trimmers. Works under the supervision of the Golf General Foreman or his designee. Priorities are established by the Park General Foreman or Superintendent of Parks.  Work is performed outside and may be performed in adverse weather conditions.

 

Rate of pay:  Massachusetts Minimum Wage $11.00 per hour.

 

Hours of work:  Monday through Friday, 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM

 

Location: D.W. Field Golf Course, 331 Oak Street, Brockton, MA  02301

                  Parks Department, 388 Oak Street, Brockton, MA 02301

 

Positions open until filled. Applications are available in the Personnel Department and on-line at www.brockton.ma.us, City of Brockton 2018, Seasonal Employment Application Temporary Laborer Golf/Park.  Applications must be returned to the City of Brockton, Personnel Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall, Brockton, MA  02301.

                                          The City of Brockton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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