Town of Halifax MA
499 Plymouth Street, Halifax, MA 02338
Jobs and Employment with the Town of Halifax

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Department
Description
Deadline
Council on Aging
Receptionist/Transportation Coordinator
The Council on Aging is now accepting applications for a full time (40 hrs/week) Office Receptionist / Transportation Coordinator for two Senior Vans beginning November 13, 2018. Must be 18 years of age or older and hold a valid MA driver’s license. A CORI check is required for hiring. Applications are available on line at www.town.halifax.ma.us or can be picked up at the Halifax Town Hall Clerk’s Office, 499 Plymouth St, Halifax, MA 02338. Applicants are required to submit a RESUME and a completed Application to the Council on Aging (506 Plymouth St), no later than November 27, 2018. The envelope must be sealed and addressed:  Director of Council on Aging. The Town of Halifax is an equal opportunity employer. The position:  Full Time (40 hrs/week), Benefits – Earned Vacation, Sick Time and Health Insurance. Starting, Grade 2, Step 1- $14.59/hr.  Based on experience, an increase in step may be considered by Wage & Personnel Board.

Job Description Summary:   Someone who fills this fast paced position must be professional, friendly, flexible and detail oriented, with knowledge of Aging Services. Accuracy and multi-tasking is a must with the receptionist performing several tasks at one time. Must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism for all individuals served by the Council on Aging.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

·       Greet clients Professionally and friendly, directing them to appropriate department

·       Answer phone, keep log records, take messages, provide information to callers

·       Maintain data base daily/weekly with programs/events/transportation

·       Take reservations for transportation requests, maintain log sheets, do daily schedules

·       Maintain statistics regarding trips, mileage, passengers served, etc.

·       Good knowledge of Microsoft Office is needed to perform this job

·       Coordinates response to any emergency situations with Transportation Program

·       Maintain senior files, and work w/ Outreach Worker and other staff, as needed throughout the year

·       Make and maintain file folders for upcoming events/programs and purge as needed

·       Ability to relate well with employees, co-workers and volunteers

·       Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk & move frequently during work hours

·       CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain Certification(s)

·       Perform additional duties as needed and assigned by the Director

*EDUCATION:  Two years of experience in a fast-paced office with a High School diploma and a minimum of three years of responsible experience (preferably including work as an administrator assistant and/or transportation dispatcher/driver), or a combination of education and experience deemed equivalent to this.

 


November 27, 2018
Youth and Recreation
Instructor 2
This position is for Adults who supervise or assist weekly recreation camps (On Stage, winter and summer camps), Special Events (Egg Hunt, Holidays in Halifax, Halifax in Lights, and Dances). The Supervisor may be asked to fill in for Recreation Director when the need arises if Director cannot be at event.  This is a position with limited hours during the year. Certification in CPR and First Aid are recommended but not required. Must be able to drive a 15 passenger van. Pay is $19.53 per hour

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis even when a vacancy does not exist. Interviews are held when there is a vacancy. Applications may be obtained at the Board of Selectmen's office at 499 Plymouth Street. In addition, applications may use the town wide application above. Applicants are required to submit a resume with their application. The Town of Halifax is an EEO employer and encourages anyone interested to apply.

On-going
Youth and Recreation
Assistant Instructor 1
This position is for adults and young adults (College age or older) who assist weekly recreation camps (On Stage, winter and summer camps), Special Events (Egg Hunt, Holidays in Halifax, Halifax in Lights, and Dances). Duties include supervising children in varies recreational activities. Instructors are also responsible for cleaning gym, lobby, and lobby bathrooms. Also instructors may be used in keeping fields and parks clean. Instructors are used when needed. Instructors are used as gym monitors. Wage rate is $10.93 per hour.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis even when a vacancy does not exist. Interviews are held when there is a vacancy. Applications may be obtained at the Board of Selectmen's office at 499 Plymouth Street. In addition, applications may use the town wide application above. Applicants are required to submit a resume with their application. The Town of Halifax is an EEO employer and encourages anyone interested to apply.

On-going
Youth and Recreation
Aide/Helper
This position is for High school age boys and girls who assist weekly recreation camps (On Stage, winter and summer camps), Special Events (Egg Hunt, Holidays in Halifax, Halifax in Lights, and Dances). Duties include supervising children in varies recreational activities. Instructors are also responsible for cleaning gym, lobby, and lobby bathrooms. Also instructors may be used in keeping fields and parks clean. (Youth sports programs are responsible to keep fields clean.) Aide/ Helpers are used when needed. Aide/Helpers assist instructors as gym monitors. This position is seasonal. Wage rate is the MA minimum wage (as of 1/1/2016, that is $10.00/hr.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis even when a vacancy does not exist. Interviews are held when there is a vacancy. Applications may be obtained at the Board of Selectmen's office at 499 Plymouth Street. In addition, applications may use the town wide application above. Applicants are required to submit a resume with their application. The Town of Halifax is an EEO employer and encourages anyone interested to apply.

On-going