April 29, 2024

Town Collector

Position open until filled.
Please read the full job description here.
To apply for the position please click here for an application and attach a resume.
Send application to the [email protected].

January 23, 2024

Lineman Supervisor

Chester Municipal Electric Light Dept. is currently seeking an experienced Lineman Supervisor. The successful candidate will oversee the day-to-day operations of the line crew and report to the General Manager.

Primary role responsibilities include scheduling daily work for the line crew and overseeing the successful completion of such work; maintenance & construction of primary overhead power distribution systems; necessary tree trimming to maintain lines; maintenance & construction of secondary overhead lines; installing and removing meters; planning & estimating line construction; care & maintenance of line trucks and related equipment, care & maintenance of town streetlights; training & instruction of back-up personnel; mutual aid to other Massachusetts Municipal Electric Departments; and scheduling and attendance of classes and safety meetings.

Position requires equivalent of HS Diploma, completion of apprenticeship program & min. of 2 years related electric line experience. Must possess Mass. CDL License, Class 1B & 2A or 2B Hoisting License. Salary contingent on qualifications & experience.

Appointment of final candidate will be contingent upon results of pre-employment drug and alcohol testing, criminal & motor vehicle record checks and a physical exam; costs for these pre-placement requirements to be paid by CMELD.

January 18, 2024

Transfer Station Alternate Attendant Position (On-Call)

Chester Transfer Station Alternate Attendant Position available for on-call days Wednesdays 3pm to 6pm and Saturdays 9am to 1pm year-round. Please send letter of interest by email to [email protected], call 413-354-7781 or text 413-519-3396. Position to be filled ASAP. Open to senior workshare program also!