Employment Opportunities

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The Town of Brookfield is an EOE/AA Employer.

This position requires the successful applicant to be responsible for the following:
•   Attending a minimum of one evening meeting each month (1st Wednesday each month and other occasional evening meetings as needed)
•   Coordinating general preparation for each meeting with the Chair and members
•   Recording, delivering, and posting all meeting agendas and minutes in a timely manner
•   Monitoring and responding to both physical, electronic and voice mail, notifying Chairman as appropriate
•   Posting and mailing legal notices for meetings and public hearings as required by Massachusetts General Law
•   Collecting, documenting and turning over fees to Treasurer and Town Accountant
•   Preparing and processing requests for legal and engineering opinions
•   Maintaining communication with the Zoning Enforcement Officer, Zoning Board of Appeals, Building Inspector, town engineering consultant and Town Counsel
•   In addition to meeting records and minutes, maintaining all Planning Board files, including Subdivision, Special Permit and ANR files and plans
•   Following required MGL and Planning Board procedures for all duties
•   Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
The successful applicant shall have:
-­‐-­‐ Minimum H. S. Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and experience with standard office procedures
-­‐-­‐ Ability to work without supervision and adhere to deadlines
-­‐-­‐ Excellent organization, comprehension, writing, and communications skills
-­‐-­‐ Good computer skills including email, Internet, and MSWord experience
-­‐-­‐ Familiarity with Open Meeting and Conflict of Interest laws, MGL Chapters 40A, 40b and 41, Zoning and Subdivision bylaws a plus

Position calls for approximately 5 hours of work per week. Pay is commensurate with experience.

Send a letter of interest and resume to:
Town of Brookfield
Sharon A. Mahoney, Chair, Planning Board
6 Central St.
Brookfield, MA 01506

or apply by e-­‐mail to