Employment Opportunities

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Planning Board

Planning Technician

The Town of Freetown seeks applicants for the position of a Planning Technician for the Planning Board. This individual should be able to perform administrative and clerical tasks and assists the Planning Board members in carrying out their duties. This job will require night meetings. This is a union position, starting pay is Step 1 $17.61. A full job description can be obtained at the Town Administrator’s office. Applications are available above or at the Board of Selectmen’s Office, Freetown Town Hall, 3 North Main Street, Assonet, MA 02702. Position will remain open until filled. We anticipate interviews to begin the week of March 26, 2018.


Fire Department

Call Firefighters

The Freetown Fire Department is seeking self-motivated individuals who are interested in becoming a paid on call Firefighter. Service as a Freetown Call Firefighter is a challenging and rewarding way to serve your community in its time of need. As a member of the fire department, you will be responding along with other emergency responders to a wide variety of emergency and non-emergency incidents within your community and throughout Bristol County. Along with fires of all types, you will be expected to respond to vehicle and industrial accidents, hazardous materials spills, public service assists, and a variety of medical aid calls. Responding to such an array of incidents necessitates an appropriate level of training encompassing many different disciplines. Call Firefighters receive training in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation, EMS First Responder, Basic Firefighting Skills, Hazardous Materials Incident Response, Driver Training, and orientation to the Freetown Communications Center. This training will require a minimum commitment of over 250 hours within your first year of service. There is also an annual 24 hour mandatory training requirement. Freetown Fire Department Call Firefighters are paid $13.20 to $16.24 per hour, depending certification level, for response to emergency incidents and required re-certification training. Additionally, many members donate countless hours of their own time to the Fire Department and local community through Fire Prevention / Public Education programs, and other activities organized by the Freetown Firefighters Association.

Posting (Includes Job Description)



All job openings, unless otherwise noted, utilize the standard Town of Freetown Employment Application.

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The Town of Freetown Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Town of Freetown to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age military status, sexual orientation, disability, or gender, except where age or gender is a bona fide occupational qualification as allowed by the Civil Rights Act of 1966.