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City of Lowell Job Openings 2023-01-27T08:23:22-05:00
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ASSET MANAGER

Deadline: January 26, 2023

Develops and implements a systematic program for the leasing, licensing, marketing and disposal of City-owned property in accordance with MGL Chapter 30B, including yard sales, car condos, community gardens, auctions and request for proposals. Maintains inventory database of City-owned tax title properties, disposition method and sales price, reinvestment, accounting of affordable housing units generated, number of new jobs created by new commercial and industrial enterprises through the disposition process.

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AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT (ARPA) GRANT FISCAL COORDINATOR

Deadline: January 30, 2023
This individual will be assisting the ARPA Finance Manager, with the administration of Lowell’s ARPA grant award programs. The ARPA Grant Fiscal Coordinator will help craft grant proposals, oversee the grant application process, and evaluate grant applications for eligibility and effectiveness.
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AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT (ARPA) ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Deadline: January 30, 2023

This individual will be assisting the ARPA Finance Team with the administration of Lowell’s ARPA program, and will provide clerical office assistance through a variety of duties:  Assist with drafting program requirements for ARPA funded opportunities; Assist with the review, evaluation, and scoring of ARPA grant applications, as needed;  Process all invoices for the ARPA Finance Team; Greets visitors, answers telephone calls, conveys messages, and runs errands as needed;  Investigate records, files, and resources to obtain necessary information.

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PRINCIPAL CLERK - DPW

Deadline: February 1, 2023

Performs under supervision a variety of standard office procedures requiring a degree of complex decision making and thorough knowledge of the function of the department. Under the supervision of an administrative or clerical employee of higher grade, performs according to standard procedures, complex clerical duties requiring a considerable degree of decision and a thorough knowledge of the functions of the department or section, or to act as working supervisor over a small number of employees performing less complex phases of the work; or to take and transcribe dictation and perform secretarial duties for an administrator or section head. Investigate records, files and resources to obtain necessary information.

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SIGN PAINTER

Deadline: February 1, 2023

Performs skilled work in the application of paint for signs, lettering etc. and designs the layout of signs and lettered surfaces. Under direction and supervision of the Supervisor of the Paint and Meter Division and other designated personnel: Reads work orders to determine type of sign specified, work procedures, and materials required. Draws outline of sign on outside window or dusts pounce pattern to mark outline and paints inside of window following drawing or outline, when painting window signs. Paints sign, positions leaf over fresh paint, and removes excess leaf after sign has dried, when making gold or silver leaf signs. Cuts out letters and applies background coating to construct and prepare signs.

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CIVIL ENGINEER GRADE 4

Deadline: February 1, 2023

Under the direct supervision of a civil engineer or other employee of higher grade who provides guidance on procedure and reviews performance, applicant prepares and/or reviews plans for engineering projects such as intersection upgrades and repaving projects. Determines feasibility of proposed construction through on-site inspection, discussions, and review of available engineering data. Conducts field investigations to determine the necessity of repair or reconstruction of roads or structures. Acts as resident engineer on moderately complex projects, such as traffic signal installation, highway construction or reconstruction.

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DISPATCHER

Deadline: February 1, 2023

Receives all oral communications from the public and law enforcement personnel coming in the Police Station and transmits those requests for services to the appropriate location, on a call priority basis.  The dispatcher has the primary responsibility for the initial deployment of law enforcement personnel and equipment, along with coordination of other emergency response personnel when necessary. Cooperates with all police officers and other dispatchers assigned to the Communications Center during his/her tour of duty. When designated by a supervisor, assists with the training of inexperienced personnel.  Records all pertinent information such as time, locations and nature of incident, and action taken as required by current departmental procedures.  Responsible for dispatching emergency vehicles and keeping constant two-way communications with them.

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WATER METER BILLING ADMINISTRATOR

Deadline: February 2, 2023

Responsible for the administration of water services on customer accounts. Including but not limited to researching accounts to ensure accuracy, generation of final water bills, quarterly bill runs, providing reports for management, preparing commitments for City Auditor, mediating customer billing disputes, providing customer service by phone, email and in person.

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CAREER ADVISOR/ COORDINATOR, YOUNG ADULTS

Deadline: February 2, 2023

Provides core, intensive and career/employment services to customers and clients for the MassHire Lowell Career Center Young Adult Department. To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to work in a fast-paced, multi-cultural environment assisting young adults and adults with any and all of their / job search/job placement/educational needs.

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GRADE B JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN / FIRE ALARM & TRAFFIC SIGNAL

Deadline: February 2, 2023

Supervises and works with electrical employees engaged in construction, maintenance and repair of electric power, municipal traffic and fire alarm maintenance systems and lighting.

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PLUMBING IRRIGATION SPECIALIST

Deadline: February 2, 2023

Assembles, installs, and repairs pipes, gas fittings & valves, fixtures of potable water, and drainage systems.

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CARPENTER CRAFTSPERSON

Deadline: February 2, 2023

Constructs, erects, installs, and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials to conform to local and State building codes.

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EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR

Deadline: February 6, 2023

With direction from the Fire Chief or his designee, coordinates disaster response and crisis management activities, provides disaster preparedness training, and prepares emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes) and man-made disasters.

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CAREER ADVISOR I

Deadline: February 6, 2023

Responsible for the coordination and enrollment of the Retention and Work Program Participates (WPP) grants, this includes supportive services and advocacy for up to two years following employment. Market and create activities to engage participants in career readiness skills. Provide assessment, individual counseling, and transitional support services as well as the tracking of each participant as they progress through the program to job placement.

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WORKING FOREMAN PLUMBING IRRIGATION SPECIALIST

Deadline: February 7, 2023

Assembles, installs, and repairs pipes, gas fittings and valves, and fixtures of potable water, and drainage systems and supervises and works with other workers engaged in performing the following duties

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CARPENTER CRAFTSPERSON

Deadline: February 7, 2023

Supervises, works with and coordinates activities of workers engaged in construction, installation, and repair of wooden structures and fixtures.

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MOTOR EQUIPMENT REPAIR PERSON/ MEO3

Deadline: February 8, 2023

Repairs and maintains electric, diesel, and gasoline municipal trucks.

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CIVIL ENGINEER GRADE 3

Deadline: February 8, 2023

Works with the City Engineer and staff on a variety of municipal engineering projects such as traffic improvements, recreational field construction, and public building renovations.

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CIVIL ENGINEER GRADE 3

Deadline: February 8, 2023

Works with the City Engineer and staff on a variety of municipal engineering projects such as traffic improvements, recreational field construction, and public building renovations.

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YOUNG ADULT CAREER ADVISOR

Deadline: February 8, 2023

Provides core, intensive and career/employment services to customers and clients for the MassHire Lowell Young Adult Career Center. To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to work in a fast paced, multi-cultural environment assisting young adults and adults with all of their / job search/job placement/educational needs.

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Citizens Advisory Committee Member

CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO THE LOWELL POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Citizens Advisory Committee to the Lowell Police Department is will serve to enhance relations between the community and the Department and is intended to provide a platform for public input on decisions and practices related to public safety in the City. It will be comprised of nine (9) members: two members shall be a junior or senior in High School; one member shall be enrolled at Middlesex Community College; one member shall be enrolled at UMass Lowell; one member shall be a faith-based leader; one member shall be a non-profit/social service leader; one member shall be a business leader; and, two members shall be other community members. Members of the Advisory Committee will serve as a point of connection between the community and the Police Department by conveying the views and input of residents on public safety members. Members will be asked to review and offer feed-back on certain topics as they are brought before the committee and, on occasion, make recommendations to the Chief of Police, the City Manager and the City Council.
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Commission on Disability Member

Lowell Commission on Disability

The Lowell Commission on Disability is comprised of up to thirteen (13) members appointed by the City Manager, and serves as an advisor to the City on issues related to citizens with disabilities. A majority of the commission’s must be residents with disabilities. One member must be a resident who has an immediate family member with a disability, and one member must be an elected or appointed official of the City of Lowell. The commission is responsible for coordinating or carrying out programs designed to assist residents with disabilities in addressing their concerns and supporting their integration and participation in every aspect of the City of Lowell.

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Conservation Commission Member

The Conservation Commission
The Conservation Commission is composed of seven (7) residents of Lowell appointed by the City Manager to serve three-year terms. Annually, the Commissioners elect a chair, vice-chair, and others officers. The Conservation Commission is responsible for overseeing the protection of wetlands, riverbanks, and wildlife as defined by the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and City Wetlands Ordinance (Ch. 280, Sec. 1-13). Projects either directly in a resource area (ex. floodplain) or within a certain distance of a resource area (ex. within 100 feet of wetlands) can be subject to Commission review. The level of review from the Commission generally varies upon the size and scale of the proposed project, as well as the affected resource area. The Commission promotes the preservation and enhancement of Lowell’s natural and built environment by protecting open spaces, wetlands, and other natural areas of the city.
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Hunger and Homeless Commission Member

Lowell Hunger and Homeless Commission

The Lowell Hunger and Homeless Commission is comprised of up to eleven (15) members appointed by the City Manager, and serves as an advisor to the City on issues regarding hunger and homelessness. The Hunger Homeless Commission meets in the Mayor’s Reception Room on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 12:00 PM. Meetings may also be held by remote participation via Zoom. All Commission members shall believe in and support the special interests of the hungry and homeless and must have a willingness to work on behalf of the City of Lowell in this endeavor. Attend regular monthly Commission meetings held on the first Wednesday of every month at 12:00pm (meetings are approximately 60-90 minutes). May participate on sub-committees, attend ad hoc Commission meetings and participate in service provider networking and planning meetings.

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Lowell Cultural Council Member

Lowell Cultural Council
The Lowell Cultural Council (LCC) is comprised of up to 22 members, and serves to promote excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences in order to improve the quality of life for all Lowell residents and to contribute to the economic vitality of the community through the re-granting of public monies awarded to the LCC by Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC). The Lowell Cultural Council is an agent of the Massachusetts Cultural Council which receives funding from the Massachusetts Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts. Distributions are based on local aid formula devised by the state and are not determined by the individual municipality. Members must be Lowell residents.
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Monument Committee

City of Lowell Monument Committee
The Monument Committee shall establish policies governing the naming or dedication of public spaces, whether they be inside public buildings or on public grounds. The policy would include a standard application process; naming or dedication criteria; design guidelines; insurance and maintenance requirements; renaming or re-dedication requests; and associated fees. In the event that the naming or dedication related to park land, the Monument Committee shall make recommendations to the Board of Parks.

Monument Committee Member who is a Veteran (38 U.S.C. § 101) Number of Openings: 2
Monument Committee Member from the Lowell Arts Community Number of Openings: 1

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Planning Board Member

Lowell Planning Board
The Lowell Planning Board is seven (7) member volunteer board that reviews, endorses and implements the Comprehensive Master Plan of the City. The Planning Board administers and enforces the provisions and requirements of the Subdivision Control Law (M.G.L. chapter 41, Sections 81K – 81GG), provides site plan review to development projects as outlined in the zoning ordinance and Special Permit review to projects for which the zoning ordinance has defined the Board as the Special Permit granting authority.
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Pollard Memorial Library - Associate Trustee

Pollard Memorial Library Board of Trustees
Pollard Memorial Library – Associate Trustee (3338) Duration of Term: Three (3) years – 1/1/2023 – 12/31/2025
The Library Board of Trustees meets on the first (1st) Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm in the Pollard Memorial Library. The Pollard Memorial Library is a vibrant community hub and Lowell’s gateway to knowledge, meeting the information needs and enriching the quality of life in our community. The mission of the Library is to provide diverse collections, state-of-the-art technology, appealing programs and services to Lowell’s diverse population in a safe and welcoming environment.
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Pollard Memorial Library -Trustee

Pollard Memorial Library Board of Trustees
Duration of Term: Three (3) years – 1/1/2023 – 12/31/2025
The Library Board of Trustees meets on the first (1st) Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm in the Pollard Memorial Library. The Pollard Memorial Library is a vibrant community hub and Lowell’s gateway to knowledge, meeting the information needs and enriching the quality of life in our community. The mission of the Library is to provide diverse collections, state-of-the-art technology, appealing programs and services to Lowell’s diverse population in a safe and welcoming environment.
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Veterans Commission Member

Lowell Veterans Commission
The Lowell Veterans Commission is comprised of up to eleven (11) members to be appointed by the City Manager. Members of the Veteran’s Commission will promote the local needs of veteran, coordinating veteran activities through the City, and assisting the City of Lowell’s Veteran Services Department in providing assistance to veterans. Members must be a veteran as defined by 38 U.S. Code §101 and be a resident of the City
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Zoning Board of Appeals Member

Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals is a quasi-judicial board composed of five (5) residents of Lowell appointed by the City Manager to serve a three (3) year term. The Board annually elects a chair, vice-chair, and officers from their membership. Two (2) alternate members may be appointed by the City Manager to substitute for a regular member of the Zoning Board of Appeals in the event that a regular member is unable to participate in matters before the Zoning Board of Appeals because of a conflict of interest, illness, absence, or vacancy of regular membership.

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