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(Last Updated: 7/19/18)

Town of Mendon - Employment Application (pdf)


Posted 7/18/18

Position Opening-

Fire Chief

          The Town of Mendon (pop. 6,000) is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Fire Chief.  As the Town transitions from a Public Safety Director, this appointment will be the first singularly focused Fire Chief in more than a decade.  Located in the central Massachusetts, the Department covers 18.3 square miles. The Mendon Fire Department is a full-service fire/EMS agency that provides paramedic level ALS to the community.  The Department is a ISO Class 5 organization that employs 5 career and 10 on-call fire/EMS personnel. Approximately 1,055 fire and EMS calls per year. The annual operating budget is $650,000.

          The Fire Chief will be a part of the Town’s senior management team.  The right candidate will be confident, experienced, have critical thinking skills and can navigate a significant organizational transition.  Candidates must have strong leadership and managerial skills combined with excellent interpersonal and communications skills.  A proven, successful record of experience in progressively responsible supervisory, administrative and command assignments is required.

          Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science, Business or Public Administration or related field, Master’s Degree highly preferred; 10 years of fire suppression experience as a career member in an organized fire department and at least 5 years of experience as a command officer in a comparable or larger organization, and EMT certification (paramedic preferred).

          Candidates must have demonstrated experience and skill within the following critical areas; budgeting, crafting collaborative interagency relationships, labor management relations in a unionized environment, pacing change, fireground management, incident command and emergency management.  Consideration will be given to, credentialing as a Fire Chief within Massachusetts, Massachusetts Chief Fire Officer Management and National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program Graduates.

          Hiring range up to $120,000 depending upon qualifications. Residency preferred, must live within 15 miles within 12 months.  Additional information relating to this opportunity has been posted at  www.MendonMA.gov

        A resume and cover letter formatted as a PDF file can be sent to knewman@mendonma.gov. Applications will be accepted until August 15, 2018.  The Town of Mendon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or age. 

Fire Chief - Job Description (pdf)




66 Providence Street Mendon, Massachusetts  01756

Telephone:  508-473-0737     Fax:  508-473-6558

Email:  highwaydpt@mendonma.gov


Position Opening 03/05/18

Position Closing by 03/21/18

Recycling Center Attendant (Substitute)

The Town of Mendon is seeking a Substitute Recycling Center Attendant to fill in for the regular attendant when that person is unavailable. This position will be responsible for opening and closing the Recycling Center (8:00am - 12pm Saturdays), following the recycling center fee schedule, verifying and issuing recycling center permits, assisting residents in proper disposal of recycling materials and other duties as assigned. Must be able to lift items up to 30 lbs.

Interested applicants should contact the Highway Department.




Mendon Parks & Rec. Dept.

Employment Opportunities 
Job Openings for the upcoming summer will be posted in January.  If you are interested in a job with the Mendon Parks Department please visit the link below.  If the deadline has passed there may be future openings based on enrollment.  Applications will be kepts on file for one year.  
The Mendon Parks & Rec. Department is seeking applicants for our summer seasonal positions.  Lifeguards, Maintenance Crew, Snack Shack Staff, and Rec. Program Counselors wanted.  




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Town of Mendon - Employment Application (pdf)