Employment Opportunities


The Town of Holbrook is seeking a Human Resources Director to provide professional management in the planning, coordinating, organizing, developing, and implementing the activities of the Human Resource Department. Maintains a town-wide system of personnel and benefits administration to ensure that managers and employees have a consistent and equitable base of personnel related policies and procedures.

Duties Include but not limited to: Administers employee insurance programs; Plans and implements the human resource requirements for the Town; acts as central personnel file repository; provides for the administration of appropriate recruitment, training, and other human resource development programs and activities conforming to Federal, State, and Local requirements such as ADA, EEO, Civil Service, HIPAA, Workers Compensation Statutes, MCAD, and Town Personnel Policies. Responsible for leave administration which includes benefits under collective bargaining agreements, Town Policies and applicable leave statutes such as MPLA, FMLA. Administers workers compensation program and injured on duty programs. Directs recruitment and hiring activities, including posting of vacancies, preparation of advertisements, screening of applications, providing a legally compliant hiring process. Maintains and implements personnel policies and procedures, ensuring consistent interpretation and application and training. Prepares and administers HR Department budget. 

Desired Qualifications: BS in human resources management, business administration or public administration.  Masters preferred.  Experience with benefits administration, labor relations and human resources desired. Ability to become CORI certified.

Salary and Benefits: Full time, benefit eligible, exempt position. Salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Email Cover Letter and Resume to GHanley@holbrookmassachusetts.us or via mail to Town Administrator, Town of Holbrook, 50 N. Franklin Street, Holbrook, MA 02343. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

Posted: September 1, 2022

The Town of Holbrook is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CONSERVATION AGENT (Part-time 19 hrs/wk)

The Town of Holbrook seeks a proven Conservation Professional with excellent written and oral skills, and thorough working knowledge of the Massachusetts Wetlands/River Protection Acts, as well as local Wetlands By-Laws. Reviews applications and plans for projects and gives direction to applicants and representatives where needed. Makes site visits and reviews wetland resource area delineations. Attends Conservation Commission meetings, makes recommendations to the Commission, writes reports, and permits and decisions, including Orders of Conditions. Investigates potential violations and takes appropriate actions, including writing

Enforcement Orders and other correspondence. Inspects job sites and properties to ensure compliance. Assists the Commission in acquiring and managing conservation land and open space.

Associate or Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science or related field, and three years of experience in the field as a wetlands consultant, a municipal or other governmental employee working directly to administer the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, or a similar position, and/or any equivalent combination of education or experience required. This is a non-union position with a starting rate of $21.34 up to a maximum of $30.00 per hour.

Please send cover letter, resume and application to: Eric C. Erskine CBO, Director of Inspectional Services at eerskine@holbrookmassachusetts.us.

This position will stay open until filled.

Posted: October 6, 2022 

The Town of Holbrook is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


In accordance with Article XX of the current collective bargaining agreement between the Town of Holbrook and the International Union of Public Employees Local 151 (Town Clerical Employees), members of the bargaining unit are notified of the Town of Holbrook is seeking qualified applicants for a vacancy of the position of fulltime Assistant Collector. The following job is hereby posted:

The Town of Holbrook is seeking a skilled customer service-oriented Assistant Collector to provide administrative and technical work involving the receipt of money and the collection of monies due to the town in accordance with the applicable Massachusetts General Laws, municipal policies and objectives and the professional standards.

Responsibilities and Duties include, but are not limited to the following: Responsible for the collection, deposit, posting, and reconciliation of receipts. Oversees the billing and collection process. Process return payments and bank adjustments. Process Municipal Lien Certificate and Betterment release requests. Balance receipts on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. Process refunds, demands, and warrants. Utilizes strong customer service and cash- handling skills to provide accurate information and assistance to Tax Payers and other interested parties; in person, and over the phone and online. Performs various other tasks as assigned by the Treasurer/Collector.

Qualifications and experience: BS in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field. A minimum of five years’ experience in a municipal position. Massachusetts certification as an Assistant Collector preferred, but not required. Ability to become bonded.

Compensation: International Union of Public Employees Local 151 Grade 2 ($24.61 per hour), plus benefits.

Work Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday 8 a.m.  - 7 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

How to Apply: Applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to Gregory Hanley, Town Administrator; ghanley@holbrookmassachusetts.us

The Town of Holbrook is an Equal Opportunity Employer.