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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

Call Firefighters  

Fire
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a part-time, as needed position. Call Firefighters do not have scheduled shifts, but are on call for emergency responses.

Implementation Project Manager - CRESS   

CRESS
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a full-time, benefitted position that is grant funded with a starting annual salary of $61k - $83k. Employment beyond 06/30/2022 is subject to grant funding.

Administrative Assistant  

Fire
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a full-time, benefitted position offering a starting annual salary of $45k - $61k depending on qualifications and/or experience.

Summer Sports Program Counselor  

Amherst Recreation
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a seasonal position that offers an hourly rate of $14.25

Summer Sports Program Instructor  

Amherst Recreation
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a seasonal part-time position offering an hourly rate of $23.27

Library Assistant III - Technical Services  

Jones Library
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a full-time, union position with a starting annual salary of $40k - $54k per year depending on experience and qualifications.

Human Resources Manager  

Human Resources
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a full-time position offering competitive benefits and a starting annual salary of $61k - $83k per year depending on experience/qualifications.

Emergency Dispatcher  

Communications Center
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a full-time position offering competitive benefits and a starting annual salary of $45k - $61k depending on experience/qualifications.

Community Responder  

CRESS
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is full-time, Union position offering a starting annual salary of $45k - $61k depending on qualifications and experience.

Seasonal Recreation Field Maintenance Laborer  

Amherst Recreation
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a seasonal, non-benefitted position with a starting hourly rate of $14.25

DPW Laborer/Truck Driver  

Public Works
Details: This is a full-time, benefitted position with a starting annual salary of $38k - $51k per year, depending on experience and qualifications.

DPW Equipment Operator  

Public Works
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a full-time, benefitted position with starting annual salary ranging from $40k - $54k per year depending on qualifications and experience.

Building Maintenance Assistant  

Facilities
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a full-time 2nd shift position that offers competitive benefits and a starting hourly rate of $17.82 - $23.95 depending on experience.

Electrical Inspector  

Inspection Services
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a part-time position offering a starting hourly rate of $26.76 - $35.97 depending on experience and/or qualifications.

Seasonal Laborer  

Public Works
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a full-time seasonal position offering a starting hourly rate of $14.25.

Conservation Summer Staff  

Conservation
Status: Open Until Filled

Recorder Of Minutes  

Town Council
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This a is part-time, non-benefitted position with an hourly rate of $25.63

Summer Day Camp Counselor  

Amherst Recreation
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a seasonal position that offers a starting hourly rate of $14.25.

Spring Sports Instructor  

Amherst Recreation
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This is a seasonal position that offers a starting hourly rate of $23.27