Employment Opportunities

Town of Southwick
Head Custodian Buildings & Grounds

The Town of Southwick is seeking an energetic individual for the above position full-time 40 hours per week. Some evenings and weekends will be necessary when needed due to meetings, emergencies, and snow/ice removal operations. The pay rate is $18.35 per hour up to $20.001 per hour depending on experience and qualifications. Required: High School Diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent: previous custodial experience. Preferred: 3+ years of previous custodial experience. 
Interested individuals may obtain a copy of the Position Description and Town of Southwick Employment Application by contacting the Select Board Office at (413) 569-5995 or on-line at www.southwickma.org under employment opportunities. Applications will be accepted to Select Board Office, 454 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077. Position open until filled. 

1Revised 03 June 2020

Southwick Fire Department
Full Time Firefighter

The Town of Southwick Fire Department is accepting applications for full time progressive Firefighter/Paramedic positions. Requirements: HS diploma or equivalent, valid MA driver’s license, possess and maintain Massachusetts Paramedic certification, active 911 Paramedic experience preferred.

Consideration given for firefighter/EMT currently enrolled in paramedic program.  Applicant shall be required to complete Firefighter One and or paramedic certification and within 30 months of hire.  Candidates cannot smoke.  Drug free workplace.

Finalist will be required to complete a medical examination/drug screening CORI, an extensive background check including physiological test, and other assessments as deemed necessary. Successful candidates shall be financially responsible in passage of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts fire physical abilities test (PAT) prior to start of work.

Starting salary $21.17 to $24.23 per hour depending upon certification level.

The Town of Southwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications available at southwickfire.org

Please submit a resume cover letter and application to Southwick Fire Department Deputy Chief, Richard Stefanowicz, 15 Depot Street Southwick MA 01077. 

Southwick Fire Department
Per Diem Paramedic

The Town of Southwick Fire Department is accepting applications for per diem Paramedic positions. Requirements: HS diploma or equivalent, valid MA driver’s license, possess and maintain Massachusetts Paramedic certification, active 911 Paramedic experience preferred.

Finalist will be required to complete a medical examination/drug screening CORI, an extensive background check, and other assessments as deemed necessary.

The Town of Southwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications available at southwickfire.org

Please submit a resume cover letter and application to Southwick Fire Department, attention Chief Anderson, 15 Depot Street Southwick MA 01077. 

Lake Management
Ramp Attendant

The Town of Southwick is seeking candidates for a position of a Ramp Attendant who is responsible for issue daily ramp permits, make change, write relevant information clearly and legibly on permits & logs, guide vehicle operators into size-appropriate parking spaces, walk around the grounds and pick up rubbish, sweep areas as needed, be friendly and have the ability and have a willingness to learn and teach the rules of the lake and proper "ramp etiquette" to all boaters. The rate of pay is $13.00 per hour

A copy of the employment application can be obtained by coming in or contacting the Select Board’s Office at 569-5995 or on the Town of Southwick website at www.southwickma.org, Applications must be returned in hard copy form to the Select Board’s Office at 454 College Highway, Southwick, MA  01077 by March 2, 2020 at 12:00 noon.  The Town of Southwick is an ADA/EOE/AA employer.

Lake Management
Grounds Maintenance/Ramp Attendant

The Town of Southwick is seeking candidates for a position of a Grounds Maintenance/Ramp Attendant. Main Job Requirements are to maintain grounds and associated facilities at the North and South Ramps, including mowing, trimming, raking, pruning, painting and general cleanup and maintenance, along with occasional use of ladders as part of the maintenance work. Candidates are also expected to perform Ramp Attendant duties on occasion.  The rate of pay is $13.00 per hour.

A copy of the employment application can be obtained by coming in or contacting the Select Board’s Office at 569-5995 or on the Town of Southwick website at www.southwickma.org, applications must be returned in hard copy form to the Select Board’s Office at 454 College Highway, Southwick, MA  01077 by March 2, 2020 at 12:00 noon.  The Town of Southwick is an ADA/EOE/AA employer.

Town of Southwick 
Custodial/Maintenance Floater

The Town of Southwick is seeking an on call floater for custodial services at town buildings.  Pay rate $13.26 to $15.00 per hour depending upon experience.  The individual will be working for the Head Custodian or the Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds. Maintenance duties would include cleaning and misc. repairs, snow removal, and all other duties will be at the discretion of the supervisors.  A copy of the job description and employment application can be obtained by coming in or contacting the Selectmen’s Office at 569-5995 or on the Town of Southwick website at www.southwickma.org. Applications must be returned in hard copy form to the Select Board’s Office at 454 College Highway, Southwick, MA  01077. Position open until filled.   The Town of Southwick is an ADA/EOE/AA employer.

Municipal Offices
Substitute Clerk

The Town is seeking interested candidates for the position of Substitute Clerk for the Town of Southwick Offices.  This is an on-call position to provide daytime coverage for administrative office in various Town Departments.  Employment application can be obtained by contacting the Select Board’s office @ 569-5995 or on-line @ www.southwickma.org.  The rate of pay is $13.08 to $15.00 per hour. Applications must be submitted to the above office @ 454 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077. Position  open until filled. The Town of Southwick is an ADA/EOE/AA employer.