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The primary duties and responsibilities listed below are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that must be performed in order for the incumbent to meet the essential functions of this position.  Any and all other duties are as negotiated.  This position is responsible to the Superintendent of Buildings.  Should this job become regular full-time, it is a Public Employees’ Local 1144 position.

Under general supervision of the ‘head electronic technician’, perform skilled technical work in the installation, modification, maintenance, and repair of electronic systems and equipment located in all City of Taunton public buildings.  The following are examples of the types of systems in current use and must be maintained by this position: addressable, conventional, and EST fire alarms, security intrusion alarms, DSC, access control, CCTV, intercom paging, and telephones. Applicant must have the aptitude to adapt to advancing and new technologies. Applicant must be able to read and interpret technical manuals, detailed construction documents, and Asbuilt plans. Applicant must be able to demonstrate excellent color vision perception. This is critical to the position. Applicant must have ability to climb ladders, stairs and lift 50 pounds.

MINIUMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Familiarity with related building trades such as mechanical, electrical and structural.  Expertise in all phases of both “state of the art modern” and older style fire alarm systems, security systems, and communication systems.  Ability to design, install and repair all aspects of these systems.  A Massachusetts Class D Systems Technician’s License is required.  Must have computer proficiency to work with Micro Soft Office products and Facility Dude or similar facility maintenance software.  

CURRENT SALARY RANGE:  Grade III, Step 1 $20.56 plus excellent benefits.
Please submit applications in confidence. Open until position is filled to the:

Human Resources Department
141 Oak Street
Taunton, MA  02780 or
Go to Human Resources Application link:

 The City of Taunton is an AA/EEO Employer.    

Work under the direction of the Executive Director and the Board of Health.  Works within the major policies established by the Executive Director and Board of Health.  This is a City of Taunton Management Association position.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs assignments of a diverse nature, requiring professional and technical judgment in the areas of Public Health and Environmental Health and Protection Laws.  Work is performed both in an office environment and outdoors.  Moderate physical effort is required in performing inspection and enforcement duties in the field.  Conducts a variety of inspections and tests in the areas of food, housing, nuisance, septic, pools, tanning, massage, etc.  Pursues legal action when appropriate and necessary to enforce State Sanitary Codes and local regulations.  Review plans for Disposal Works Construction Permits, building permits, food establishments, swimming pools, etc. and ensures compliance with state and local health codes.  Investigates a variety of health related complaints and works towards compliance with state and local health codes.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required from a college or university of recognized standing, specializing in environmental health, public health, or biological sciences.
  • Knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to public and environmental health required and the ability to enforce such regulations.
  • Other licenses as required by State/Local regulations.
Step 1:  $996.12  – Step 10:  $1,122.60  per week

Must submit to a CORI background review.   

Submit resumes with cover letter in confidence by February 20, 2015 or until position is filled to:     
Human Resource Department
City Hall
141 Oak Street
Taunton, MA  02780 or 

The City of Taunton is an AA/EEO Employer.