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Full-time Position

Job Description         

Hours: Continuous operations, as scheduled (40 hours per week)
Job Classification: AFSCME Contract – Labor Grade 9
Date of Posting: April 04, 2024
Application deadline: April 18, 2024, by 4:00 p.m.
Start Date: May 13, 2024

Applications should be submitted to:
Lieutenant James M. Russell
Bellingham Police Department
30 Blackstone Street
Bellingham, Ma. 02019

Email:  jrussell@bellinghamma.org

Department of Public Works - Assistant Facilities Operator & Mechanic

  • Rate of pay $29.43
  • (Rate is subject to change as per subsequent AFSCME agreement or amendments)
  • Standard hours of work
  • (7:00 AM to 3:00 PM)
  • Standard work week Monday through Friday
  • Occasional overtime potential
  • For full Job Description with minimum qualifications and information click here

General Description:

            The primary responsible of the person holding this position will be to operate, maintain, repair, and ensure safety standards at the water and sewer pumping stations, and the treatment facilities in the Town of Bellingham, under the general and sometimes direct supervision of the DPW management. 

In addition to the above duties, the person holding this position will be expected to operate snowplows, sand, and salt roads, perform manual labor and perform any other public works related duties as deemed necessary by DPW management.

Successful candidate must successfully complete the required pre-employment physical, CORI search, satisfy minimum qualifications and physical capabilities

Submit application and/or resume to:   hrsupport@bellinghamma.org 

Or mail to:  Human Resources Dept
                    Town of Bellingham
                    10 Mechanic St
                    Bellingham, MA 02019 

Position is open until filled

Bellingham is an AA/EEO employer


Truck Driver, Operator/Pipefitter (unlicensed), Town of Bellingham

Department of Public Works

  • Rate of pay $28.65 per hour
  • (Rate is subject to change as per subsequent AFSCME agreement or amendments)
  • Probationary rates subject to licensure step increases
  • Clothing/ safety allowance
  • Paid holidays
  • Annual OT rate double time Nov 1- March 31
  • Double time rate applies for all call backs or scheduled work; Call backs pay a 4 hour minimum
  • Percentage of health insurance covered
  • Hours of work
  • (7:00 AM to 3:00 PM)
  • Work week/shift Monday thru Friday.
  • Detailed Job Description
  • click here for full job description

Requirements: (possess or obtain within 12 Months of hire)

  • CDL – B with Tanker Exclusion
  • Hoisting Engineers Licenses
  • Drinking Water License (T1 & D1)
  • Subject to FMCSA  Clearinghouse regulations
  • Open until filled

Forward applications and resume to hrsupport@bellinghamma.org    

aa/eeo employer




Part-time  Van Driver to transport Bellingham Seniors, Day Program clients and/or younger residents with a disability/handicap utilizing a Dial-a-Ride, curb-to-curb local service (within 10 mile radius) by contract with the Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority GATRA.


  • Limited Long Distance Medical Transportation to Boston, Worcester, Framingham, etc.
  • Fixed Route Commuter Shuttle early morning and evening trips to and from Franklin Train Station

Reports to: Senior Center Director

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The driver must strive to route the van as efficiently as possible taking into consideration, the safety and comfort of his or her passengers, our commitment to deliver passengers on time to their destination, fuel, and wear on the vehicle.  (Medical rides have first priority) Note:  The return trip pick-up time is most often set by the driver after the Center is alerted (e.g., call from Dr’s office) at the end of the passenger’s appointment.
  • It is the responsibility of each driver to pick up his or her monthly work schedule (calendar) before the beginning of each month, and to arrange/switch/trade with fellow drivers whenever a change is necessary, and to update RTCo. (e.g., doctor’s appt. or family obligation).
  • Drivers must safeguard our Day Program clients and see that they are safely inside before departing. Coordinate with Day Program staff as to special instructions for client’s care.
  • Arrive on time (between 15 min. before and 15 min after scheduled pick up time) at appointed place to pick up clients to be brought to the pre-arranged destination.
  • Monitor clients safely in and out of the van, make sure all seat belts are fastened when the van is in motion, and that wheelchair locks and van lift are secure.
  • All transportation requests and arrangements must be made through the RTCo. Report any undocumented passengers to the RTCo and update van log.
  • Tipping the Driver is not allowed.
  • Allow passengers a reasonable time for shopping and errands. Drivers are not allowed to leave passengers unattended on the van or to leave the van while the van is running
  • Distribute transportation service information to passengers and other residents (includes delivering newsletters and passing out GATRA flyers)
  • Oversee the collection of transportation service donations (container in each van) and turn in to RTCo as requested.
  • Act as Senior Center Courier when needed (e.g., deliver mail, payroll, pick up day-old baked goods, deliver van or paperwork to DPW, GATRA, or other locations)
  • Pick up van schedule (log) before each shift. Access Senior Center outside of normal operating hours. Coordinate transportation arrangements with Receptionist-Transportation Coordinator (RTCo), passengers, caregivers, and others; prepare and tabulate service statistics on van logs, other miscellaneous forms, and complete daily paperwork including timecards
  • Keep the vans clean inside and out, and fueled each day as needed. Report any accident, no matter how minor to the Police and to the Director.  Obtain any emergency help that may be needed as quickly as possible and report any malfunction or needed repairs or maintenance requirements to the RTCo. Report to the RTCo if road conditions warrant a change in schedule.
  • Participate in training as needed and comply with GATRA contractual requirements (includes random drug testing), State requirements (includes CORI with satisfactory outcome).

Education and Experience:

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent with at least one year of comparable experience in a similar position.


Successful candidate must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and good driving record, must qualify for, or already have a D.O.T Medical card, must have a C.O.R.I (criminal background) check with a satisfactory outcome, knowledge of routes and roads in the area, certification in CPR, AED, First Aid, and required MArtap courses.

Successful candidate must keep accurate records as well as passengers’ confidentiality. Must work cooperatively with all staff and volunteers, be detail oriented, demonstrate superior communication skills, are organized, have empathy for the elderly, and be courteous, friendly, and patient with those who use the van.

This position requires successfully passing a pre-employment physical and is subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

Salary:  $16.50/hr - Less than 20 hours per week average per year, or Tax Work Off.

Submit resume or application to either:



Town of Bellingham

Human Resources

10 Mechanic St.

Bellingham, MA 02019

It is the policy of the Town of Bellingham to insure non-discrimination and equal opportunity in all of its employment decisions. All Town employees and job applicants shall be treated, and decisions about their employment will be made, without regard to their race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, marital status, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, or physical or mental disability.



The Town of Bellingham is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position(s) of Firefighter/Paramedic and to establish a list for future openings.  The Duties of the Firefighter/Paramedic include response to emergency and non-emergency calls including medical emergencies, fires, hazardous material incidents, fire prevention and education duties, maintenance, cleaning, training and office functions as required.  The Firefighter/Paramedic is expected to work a rotating twenty-four hour schedule.

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Bellingham is an AA/EEO employer.  The Town of Bellingham does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, national origin or homelessness in any phase of the employment process from the initial application for employment, up to and including the retention, promotion, termination/discharge of employees.