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The Town of Amherst seeks a workforce that reflects the diversity of its community, and strives toward racial equity and environmental sustainability.  All are encouraged to apply.  AA/EEO..

Thank you for your interest in the Town of Amherst, a progressive and professional organization dedicated to inclusive government and quality services. Paper applications are available and accepted only at the Hiring Department or the Human Resources Department. Job Applications are accepted only in response to advertised vacancies. 

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-You can attach resumes, cover letters, etc. at the bottom of the application. 

To learn more about the Town of Amherst's commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion visit: www.amherstma.gov/dei  

If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at: [email protected]

Job Openings

DPW Laborer/Truck Driver: Highway Division  

Public Works
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is full-time position offering competitive benefits and a starting annual salary of $38,507 - $51,750.

Administrative Assistant   

Senior Center
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position offers competitive benefits and a starting hourly rate of $23.37 – $31.40 depending on experience

Youth Basketball Site Supervisor  

Amherst Recreation
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position offers a starting hourly rate of $13.83 - $17.00 depending on experience.

Youth Basketball Referee/Official  

Amherst Recreation
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position offers a starting hourly rate of $13.50 - $15.45 depending on experience

Youth Basketball Scorekeeper  

Amherst Recreation
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position offers a starting hourly rate of $13.50 - $15.45 depending on experience

Youth Basketball League Supervisor  

Amherst Recreation
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position offers a starting hourly rate of $13.83 - $17.00 depending on experience.

DPW Wastewater Mechanic  

Waste Water Dept
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a full-time position that offers competitive benefits and a starting bi-weekly salary of $1,651.12 - $2,218.95 depending on experience, which is also subject to increase with appropriate licenses/certficates.

Director of Community Responders for Equity, Safety, and Service (CRESS)  

CRESS
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position offers competitive benefits and a starting annual salary of $74,895 -$100,652

Implementation Project Manager - Community Responders for Equity, Safety, and Service (CRESS)   

CRESS
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Annual Salary: $61 - $83k DOE/DOQ

Librarian II/Head of Borrower Services  

Jones Library
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a full-time position that offers competitive benefits and starting hourly rate of $29.11 - $39.13 depending on experience and/or qualifications.

Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion   

Town Manager
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a brand new full-time position offering competitive benefits, a rewarding career, and a starting annual salary of $74,895 - $100,652 depending on experience/qualifications.

Public Health Nurse  

Public Health
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: The position offers competitive benefits and a starting hourly rate of $34.80

Firefighter/EMT-Advanced or Firefighter/Paramedic  

Fire
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position offers competitive benefits and a starting bi-weekly salary of $1862.68 depending on experience.

Swim Instructor/Lifeguard  

Amherst Recreation
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a part-time position (5 to 10 hours per week) with a starting rate of pay of $14.25 depending on experience

Amherst Recreation: Group Leaders, Prime-Time After School  

Amherst Recreation
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a part - time position with a rate of pay of $13.50 per hour

Police Officer  

Police
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Excellent Benefits and a bi-weekly salary staring at $1,707.58 depending on experience.