Career Opportunities

  • Secondary Distribution Operator (Full-time, Benefitted)
  • Town Accountant (Full-time, Benefitted)
  • Dispatcher – Police/Fire Signal Operator


Department of Public Works
Full – Time

Secondary Distribution Operator


The Town of Hamilton seeks a full-time Secondary Distribution Operator for the Water Department. This position will report to the Primary Distribution Operator and work a 40 hr./week, M-Th 6:30am – 3:30pm and F 6:30am – 12:30pm. Primary duties include supervises and/or operates heavy equipment on water projects, performs maintenance, repairs and construction work on water distribution system, reads meters, installs and repairs meters, utility mark outs, investigates residential water service disruptions, assists with water treatment projects, assists snow plowing and sanding, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications include high school/GED graduate with 3-5 years of related experience, water distribution experience preferred, must have and maintain both a valid Massachusetts Class B Commercial Driver’s License with airbrake endorsement and a Massachusetts 2B hoisting license.


A complete job description is available here. The hourly rate is set by a union contract with a starting range of $25.20 – $26.21/hr. doq.


Additional benefits include:

  • Volunteered Flextime
  • Meal allowance every 4 hours beyond regular shift
  • Equally & Impartially distributed overtime
  • 17 weeks Snowplowing standby pay @ $210.00 per week
  • Sanding stipend @ $210.00 a week, based on a rotating weekly schedule
  • Optional on-call off-winter stipend @ $105.00 a week, based on a rotating weekly schedule
  • Town paid license renewals


Please send a Town application, cover letter, and resume to Michellelee Maloney, Human Resources Director at: [email protected] or via mail to Hamilton Town Hall, Attn: Human Resources, 299 Bay Road, Hamilton, MA 01936 by February 17th, 2023.


AA/EOE Employer




Town of Hamilton

Finance Department

Town Accountant 

The Town of Hamilton seeks candidates for the position of Town Accountant. Under the general direction of the Finance Director, the Town Accountant is responsible for the administration and operation of the Accounting Division within the Town’s Finance Department. Ensures compliance with annual state reporting and records requirements.

Maintains and audits the Town’s ledger through the municipal accounting system and administers internal/external financial reporting in discharging the duties of the Office. Supervises the Accounts Payable functions for the Town.

Promotes technical expertise and technological advancements in the Town’s fiscal operations and will assist in developing and implementing a comprehensive program of financial policies, procedures, and internal controls, which constitute an integral component of the total management of fiscal concepts and practices

Ideal qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field, (5-7) yrs. of progressively responsible experience in accounting, of which at least three (3+) years are in municipal accounting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Munis experience preferred. Massachusetts Certified Governmental Accountant certification and Certified Public Accountant certification (may be acquired within the first three years). Ability to be bonded. For a complete job description click here

This is a full-time, benefitted, non-union position. The current salary range for this position salary $80,787-$92,788 DOQ. Please email a resume and cover letter to Michelle Maloney, Director of Human Resources, [email protected]. AA/EOE.




Dispatcher – Police/Fire Signal Operator



Full-Time: 40 hours

Salary Range: $24.23 – $25.20 DOQ

Job Posting End Date: Until filled

Town of Hamilton| Dispatcher – Police/Fire Signal Operator

The Town of Hamilton is seeking applications for a qualified for the full-time (40 hrs./week) benefitted Public Safety Dispatcher for Police, Fire, and EMS. The position is responsible for receiving 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency telephone calls, maintaining communications with police, fire, and EMS personnel via radio, and receiving walk-in reports from the general public. Other functions include providing Emergency Medical Dispatch instruction, listening skills, prioritizing, receiving, and transmitting fire alarms, deploying law enforcement, fire, ambulance personnel, and related equipment. Candidates seeking a career in emergency communications are encouraged to apply. Preference is given to applicants with CJIS, E911, Emergency Medical Dispatch, APCO PST1, CPR training and certification experience as a police dispatcher and/or fire alarm operator, knowledge of computer-aided dispatch systems. All applicants must successfully pass a background investigation and achieve certification in all of the above. Must be able to work odd hours, including overnight and holidays, perform shift work, and work periodic mandatory overtime. For a complete job description click here This is a civilian position.



To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line, and submit:

  1. Town of Hamilton General Application
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Certifications, if applicable

Submit the above-mentioned information to: [email protected].   Email is the preferred method of application, however, if you wish to apply by in person or via mail, please send the required items to:


Human Resources

Town of Hamilton

577 Bay Road

Hamilton, MA 01982

Attn.: Michellelee Maloney, Director of Human Resources – Dispatcher

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.  The Town of Hamilton does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, color, or disability in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.