Employment Opportunities

How to Apply

Applicants interested in applying for a position can send their cover letter, resume and application via email to Stacy Callahan.

Questions can be directed to Human Resources Director at 781-616-6836. Resumes only accepted for posted positions.

Posted Positions

The Town of Rockland offers excellent benefits with the Town contribution of 79% BCBS and 50% dental insurance.  The Town of Rockland is currently seeking to fill the following positions:

Town Planner

Would you like to be the Town of Rockland’s first Town Planner?  The Town of Rockland is excited to seek an experienced Town Planner who is responsible for performing professional and administrative work for the town’s Planning Department, including the town’s Planning and Zoning Boards. Work involves implementation of comprehensive plans; assessing proposals for land use and development; determining compliance with Zoning Ordinances, and applicable state and federal laws; attending Planning & Zoning Board meetings in an advisory capacity; assisting with long range planning projects; acquiring and administering grants; and recommending policies, standards or criteria, zoning bylaw changes.

 Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning or relative field required, Master’s Degree desirable, and minimum three years’ experience in the land use planning, preferable local government of which at least three years were in an administrative or supervisory position; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. 

 Annual salary $70,000-$80,000/DOQ. Excellent Benefits- Town share 79% of BCBS premium and 50% of dental premium. Full job description found online below in Documents. Please send cover letter, resume and application to Human Resources, scallahan@rockland-ma.gov

COA Director-

The Town of Rockland is seeking Council on Aging Director who oversees the daily operation of an active Senior Center. Responsible for administrative, fiscal management, managerial, supervisory, and social service work in connection with the need’s determination, development, implementation of support programs, services, events, activities and facilities of a multi-purpose Council on Aging and Senior Center. 

Full-time, exempt, annual salary $70,000/DOQ.  Excellent benefits including  BCBSMA health insurance with Town contribution of 79% of the premium and 50% of the dental premium. Full job description and application can be found be online rockland-ma.gov. Please send letter of interest, resume and application to scallahan@rockland-ma.gov.  

Administrative Assistant - Police Department

Applications are being accepted for the Sr. Administrative Assistant in the Police Department.  Full job description attached. Position Details: AFSCME Clerical Union- Grade 4, full time 35 hours/week and benefit eligible.  Starting hourly wage effective July 1, 2022 is $22.77/hr.   A letter of interest and resume should be emailed to Human Resources, Stacy Callahan, at scallahan@rockland-ma.gov.  

Assistant Treasurer

The Town of Rockland is seeking team oriented and highly motivated candidates for Assistant Treasurer.  The  Assistant Treasurer, under the direction of the elected Town Treasurer, is responsible for the day-to-day responsibilities in the office including, but not limited to, processing weekly payroll through Harpers Payroll, billing, reconciliation and maintaining payroll records.  Must have excellent customer service, multitasking, problem solving and time management skills.  Must have experience processing payroll, preferably in Harpers Payroll Software.  

Full-time salaried position with excellent benefits including BCBSMA health insurance with the Town contribution of 79% of the premium and 50% of the dental premium. Work extended hours two Tuesday nights/month Sept- June and Fridays off in July and August. AFSCME Clerical Union, Grade 5, starting hourly rate $24.56/hour, 35 hrs/week. Full job description and employment application are below in Document

Local Building Inspector- Part Time 19 hours per week

The Town of Rockland Building Department has an immediate opening for a Part-Time Local Inspector who works under the direction of the Building Commissioner.  Duties include inspection of buildings under construction to monitor compliance with building code and bylaws.  Also, inspects safety and conditions of existing buildings, issues certificates of inspection and stop work orders, reviews plans, maintains associated logs and records and investigates complaints of alleged zoning violations.  High school diploma, associate degree in related field preferred, and 5 years’ experience in supervision of building construction or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Valid Massachusetts Construction Supervisor’s License is required.  Ability to interpret and enforce regulations firmly and impartially, to deal appropriately with public and building community and to read blueprints are required.   Must be able to access all areas of building construction sites, to walk long periods of time and to climb, crawl and to lift up to 30 pounds. Experience with computers, Microsoft Suite and preferably online permitting. Must have a valid Massachusetts motor vehicle license. Preference will be given to applicants with Certificate of Local Inspector.

The position is part time 19 hours per week and the hourly wage will be commensurate with experience.   Schedule will be set by the Inspector of Buildings/Building Commissioner and, to the extent possible, at mutually convenient times.

Please send letter of interest, resume and application to scallahan@rockland-ma.gov.  Applications can be found online at  rockland-ma.gov , Human Resources. Posting open until filled. Review of applications begin March 1st. Printable Job Description below in Documents.  

Sewer Department

The Town of Rockland is seeking experienced and motivated applicants for the Sewer Superintendent position which is under the direction of the Town Elected Board of Sewer Commissioners.   The Superintendent is responsible for the planning, budgets, organization, direction, management of the operations and activities for the Towns’ 2.5 MGD, Grade 7 treatment plant, collection and storage system.  The sewer plant is managed by Veolia. This position will ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state mandates and regulations as well as exercise direct authority over all plant staff, including outside contractors in accordance with all Town policies and procedures. 

This position is benefit eligible full time, 40 hours per week, and on call 24/7 for emergencies.  The full job description can be found below in Documents. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and application to Human Resources Director, Stacy Callahan scallahan@rockland-ma.gov

Teen Center

The Rockland Teen Center is looking for energetic, responsible, and a reliable staff member to monitor teen activity, interact with teens, facilitate games and activities as well as attend Teen Center events. The purpose of this position is to perform supervisory duties for Rockland Teen Center’s events/activities. This individual will help to set up/breakdown events, supervise (with others) upwards of 60-115 teens per night, work concessions and will perform other duties as needed to assure night/events run safely. This position entails working Friday nights from 6:30-11:00 p.m. from September through May. Full Job Description below in Documents. Application, letter of interest and resume should be emailed to rocklandrec-ma.gov 

 The Town of Rockland is an Equal Opportunity Employer