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            The City of Brockton is seeking Temporary Seasonal Laborers to assist at D.W. Field Golf Course and Park Department for the period of March 2018 through June 30, 2018

Duties and responsibilities:  Performs a variety of unskilled labor duties of which the following are typical examples: loading and unloading supplies; cleaning litter and debris; mowing tees, greens, fairways and roughs using hand or powered equipment, grooming of infields and mowing parks and ball fields; trimming shrubs; uses standard hand tools, i.e., shovels and small power tools, such as weed whackers, lawn mowers, and hedge trimmers. Works under the supervision of the Golf General Foreman or his designee. Priorities are established by the Park General Foreman or Superintendent of Parks.  Work is performed outside and may be performed in adverse weather conditions.

 Rate of pay:  Massachusetts Minimum Wage $11.00 per hour.

 Hours of work:  Monday through Friday, 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM

 Location: D.W. Field Golf Course, 331 Oak Street, Brockton, MA  02301

                  Parks Department, 388 Oak Street, Brockton, MA 02301

 Positions open until filled. Applications are available in the Personnel Department and on-line at www.brockton.ma.us, City of Brockton 2018, Seasonal Employment Application Temporary Laborer Golf/Park.  Applications must be returned to the City of Brockton, Personnel Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall, Brockton, MA  02301.


The City of Brockton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Brockton Public Library System


Applications for a part-time position (18 hours) of Library Clerk, Circulation, are being accepted for appointment by the Board of Library Trustees. This is a year round position with morning, afternoon, evening and up to three out of four Saturday work assignments. The position will be subject to a six (6) month probationary work period.  The position will be compensated in eight step raises (on or after the anniversary of employment).
 Step 1           Step 2        Step 3         Step 4        Step 5         Step 6         Step 7              Step 8

$13.2221       $13.5427     $13.8498    $14.1578    $14.4918    $14.9729     $15.8014        $16.7444



  • ¨Assists in providing circulation services
  • ¨Mends materials
  • ¨Checks in and displays periodicals
  • ¨Sorts and distributes mail
  • ¨Operates audio-visual equipment
  • ¨Empties sidewalk drop boxes
  • ¨Sets up displays
  • ¨Cleans library materials
  • ¨Assists patrons in using computer resources
  • ¨Inputs data into the OCLN database
  • ¨Participates in workshop and training opportunities
  • ¨Assists patrons in using microfilm readers and copy machine
  • ¨Assists in troubleshooting microfilm readers and copy machine
  • ¨Answers the telephone
  • ¨Shelf reads collection
  • ¨Substitutes in all circulation departments, including the branches, when necessary
  • ¨Performs other duties as assigned by designated library supervisor



  • ¨High School Diploma required
  • ¨Ability to follow directions and complete work accurately required
  • ¨Ability to meet scheduling requirements of library required
  • ¨Ability to carry book bags and boxes weighing 30 – 40 pounds
  • ¨Basic working knowledge of computers required
  • ¨Ability to relate to patrons and staff with professional friendliness, patience, tact and resourcefulness



The position is covered under the terms of the contract with the Brockton Public Library Employees’ Association, SEIU, Local 888. Interested applicants should forward a letter of application and resume to: Paul Engle, Library Director, Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301 or by email: pengle@cobma.us . The City of Brockton requires residency within one year of appointment and must remain a resident for 7 years. Finalists will be subject to a Criminal Record Information (CORI) check, and the City of Brockton is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.





The City of Brockton seeks an attorney to serve as a part-time Assistant City Solicitor.  This position reports to the City Solicitor and assists in representing the City in all legal proceedings and serving as corporate counsel to the Mayor, department heads, and other city officials.  Duties include conducting legal research, advocating on behalf of the City in state and federal courts, representing the City before state boards, commissions and other state agencies, commencing and prosecuting legal actions on behalf of the City, preparing and responding to litigation pleadings and discovery, participating in labor negotiations and resolving union grievances, rendering legal opinions, advising municipal officers, departments, commissions and boards, preparing responses to public records requests, and drafting and reviewing municipal contracts.


Applicant must be a resident of Brockton or agree to take residency within one year from date of hire.  Experience in municipal law, land use, labor and employment law, or general litigation is a plus.  Twenty-one (21) hours per week.  Position includes medical insurance and other fringe benefits.  Salary starts at $51,144.


An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Interested individuals should forward their resume, cover letter and writing sample to:


Philip C. Nessralla, Jr., City Solicitor

Law Department

City Hall – 45 School Street

Brockton, MA 02301


Tel.  (508) 580-7110

Fax:  (508) 580-7112

e-mail: law@cobma.us

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