Job Opportunities

ASSISTANT CITY ENGINEER

This position reports directly to and works under the general supervision of the City Engineer.  The incumbent works in accordance with the general administration direction of the Mayor and the policy direction of the Municipal Council.  This is a City of Taunton Management Association (COTMA) position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Assistant City Engineer shall assist the City Engineer as follows:
  • To make or cause to be made all surveys, excluding plan surveys, estimates and descriptions as required.
  • To have custody of all plans and notes relating to the streets, sewers, water, public works and surveys made for the City and to keep them cross-referenced and indexed.
  • To prepare maps and plans; furnish the Assessors with all assistance in their department.
  • To design and prepare plans, contracts, easements, etc. for streets, sewer, water drainage, surveys, traffic and other City projects.
  • To assist in growth management for the processes set up for building permits, zoning appeals, subdivisions of land, special permits, site plan reviews, road opening permits and State MEPA processes.
  • To supervise the activities of the clerical and technical staff of the Engineering Division.
  • To prepare budget, authorize expenditures and abide to the budget.
  • Chair the Earth Removal Board.
  • Serve on the Traffic Board and Development Impact Review Board.
  • To monitor compliance with Federal Flood Insurance Program.
  • Prepare and update Official City Street Map.
  • Provide Taunton Planning Board with information for development of subdivisions under the Subdivision Control Laws.
  • To aid modification of City Ordinances as directed by the City Engineer and DPW Commissioner.
  • Assist Registrar of Voters in coordinating federal census information

Complete job description available from the HR Department.  CORI required.

Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related technical field and registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Massachusetts.  Experience requirements include at least five years of progressive engineering experience including at least three years supervisory experience.  Direct municipal government experience preferred.  

Salary Range:  Step 1:  $1,279.91 per week.

Please submit cover letter, resume & application by June 29, 2018 to:      

Human Resources Department
City of Taunton
141 Oak Street            
Taunton, MA  02780

Or submit to hrjobs@taunton-ma.gov                                

Application:   http://www.taunton-ma.gov/sites/tauntonma/files/uploads/applongform.pdf 


The City of Taunton is an M/F/EEO Employer.                         Posted:  6/14/18
 

ELDER OUTREACH CASE WORKER/BILINGUAL
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Professional experience in the field of human services required; have experience working in a social service setting, preferably with the elder population.  The Worker must be bilingual in the languages of English and Portuguese.  They must be fluent in oral skills and knowledgeable in the written languages of English and Portuguese.  They must understand the culture they will serve. The Case Worker must display good listening skills along with the ability to identify, empathize with, advocate and appropriately refer client needs to Elder Outreach Director.  Knowledge of available social services is preferred.  Knowledge and understanding of Client Confidentiality required.  Must be able to work independently and have own transportation.  Must pass CORI and physical.  Position is grant-funded.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assist Portuguese-speaking elders with cultural and linguistic barriers to establish a network of health and social services; refer to appropriate programs and services.
  2. Provide the necessary bilingual communication skills needed to access services (oral and/or written).
  3. Provide case management, friendly visiting and support services to elders.
  4. Scheduling of weekly/biweekly/monthly home visits with elder clients. 
  5. Completion of Elder Outreach Intake Form and Progress Notes following each home visit or telephone contact.
  6. Completion of program applications and renewals as needed.
  7. Maintain client files and confidential records. 
  8. Completion and maintenance of monthly statistics form.
  9. Attendance of weekly supervision meetings and/or more frequent supervision conferences if needed.  Attendance of informational meetings or in-services.
  10. Becoming knowledgeable of services offered in the community and maintaining up-to-date program eligibility requirements.
  11. Becoming knowledgeable of Client confidentiality and maintaining Client Confidentiality.

SUPERVISOR:  Elder Outreach Director

SALARY:  The Case Worker will receive $18.00 to $20.00 per hour for eighteen (18) hours per week.

Submit applications &  resumes  in confidence by June 26, 2018 (open to filled)  to:

hrjobs@taunton-ma.gov            

Application:  https://www.taunton-ma.gov/sites/tauntonma/files/uploads/applongform.pdf

Human Resource Department
141 Oak Street
Taunton, MA  02780 

The City of Taunton is a M/F/EEO Employer.             Posted:  3/7/18

ELDER OUTREACH CASE WORKER
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
 

QUALIFICATIONS:  One to three years of professional experience in the field of human services required, preferably with the elder population. The Case Worker must display good listening skills along with the ability to identify and appropriately refer client needs to the Elder Outreach Director.  Knowledge and understanding of Client Confidentiality required.  Must be able to work independently and have own transportation.  Bilingual in the language(s) of Portuguese or Spanish preferred.  Must pass CORI and pre-employment physical. Position is grant funded. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. The provision of Case Worker services to senior citizens, sixty years of age and older who reside in the City of Taunton.
  2. Scheduling of weekly/biweekly/monthly home or office visits with elder clients.
  3. Completion of Outreach Intake Form and Progress Notes following each home or office visit or telephone contact.
  4. Maintaining client files and confidential records.  Completion and maintenance of monthly statistics form.
  5. Consultation with Elder Outreach Director and/or Case Manager with regards to referrals to appropriate programs and services; home visitation during referral process to maintain continuity.
  6. Completion of program applications, i.e. fuel assistance, brown bag program.
  7. Attendance of weekly supervision meetings and/or more frequent supervision conferences if needed.  Attendance of informational meetings or in-service.
  8. Acquainting oneself with Department of Human Services/Taunton Council on Aging office procedures.
  9. Becoming knowledgeable of services offered in the community and maintaining up-to-date program eligibility requirements.
  10. Distribution of Welcome Packets for new clients.
  11. Becoming knowledgeable of Client Confidentiality and maintaining Client Confidentiality.
  12. Telephoning of elders on the City of Taunton Census List to inform of services available.
  13. Provide telephone and office coverage when needed.

SUPERVISOR:  Elder Outreach Director

SALARY:  The Case Worker will receive $18.00 to $20.00 per hour for eighteen (18) hours per week.

Submit applications &  resumes  in confidence by June 26, 2018 (open to filled)  to:

hrjobs@taunton-ma.gov                            

Human Resource Department
141 Oak Street
Taunton, MA  02780 

Application:   https://www.taunton-ma.gov/sites/tauntonma/files/uploads/applongform.pdf

The City of Taunton is a M/F/EEO Employer.             Posted: 3/7/18

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