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Crane Safety Specialist

Job Title: Safety Specialist
# Positions: 1

Crane, a premier manufacturer of fine stationery, currency and nonwoven papers, currently has an opening for a Safety Specialist within the Technical Materials Division, located in Dalton, MA.

This position will drive, safety initiatives for the Technical Materials Division by utilizing observation based methods and utilizing leadership attributes to be able to engage the workforce to promote a culture of safe work practices.   This position will be responsible for coaching leadership and employees regarding improving workplace safety, compliance, training coordination and coordinating incident investigations.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Monitor Manufacturing areas and communicate regularly with personnel to identify safety issues and opportunities for improvement. Work with leadership and other applicable personnel to address issues and identify improvement opportunities
  • In conjunction with leadership, ensure consistent implementation of Safe Production and Ergonomics Programs and compliance with Environmental, FDA, ISO, OSHA, and other safety standards that may apply
  • Develop and implement procedures and programs to enhance a safe work environment and prevent workplace injuries
  • Interpret OSHA regulations and provide consultation to management regarding potential vulnerable areas
  • Analyze and report key metrics in the area of safety incidents
  • Manage incidents to include reporting, root cause analysis and corrective actions
  • Lead Safe Production/Ergonomic Meetings with applicable personnel to emphasize the company’s safety goals and applicable safety programs
  • Conduct incident investigations for manufacturing areas as needed. Document regular work site Safe Production/Ergonomic audits, and prepare documentation as requested by management and required by statute
  • Conduct appropriate safety training in a timely manner and as required
  • Record Safety Training and other safety and environmental documentation as needed
  • Review on an annual basis all safety policies and procedures to ensure content is in accordance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Ensure environmental issues are managed in accordance with Company, local, state and federal rules and regulations


  • Associates degree from an accredited college
  • Prefer a bachelor’s degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Engineering or related field (or educational programs + experience)
  • Formal training in industrial safety/hygiene
  • A minimum of 5 years working as an Industrial Safety Officer in a manufacturing environment
  • High level of computer literacy, i.e. the ability to effectively use a computer for data gathering, analysis and presentation
  • Must demonstrate ability to keep reliable historical records
  • Demonstrated ability managing confidential information
  • Certification in First Aid (every 3 years)/CPR (every 2 years)
  • Certification in OSHA compliance (every 4 years)
  • Certification in Haz Mat first response (annual)
  • Certification in DOT (every 3 years)
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 and 14001 requirements for record keeping and documentation
  • Knowledge of Company policies and procedures
  • Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction and strategy
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and leadership
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to be able to manage and communicate change effectively
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications
  • Must possess excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Able to prioritize, work efficiently and accurately as well as provide and follow instructions
  • Must be available for 24/7 manufacturing operations, including weekend and off shift hours
  • Must also show an ability, through demonstrated experience, to accomplish the following: conduct safety audits and inspections to ensure compliance with occupational and environmental, health and safety requirements; develop, update and manage workplace safety programs and procedures participate on teams and initiatives, as requested.
  • Valid Driver’s license to allow inter-mill travel and to attend off-site meetings and/or technical seminars
  • Ability to travel domestic and abroad as needed

Crane offers a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401k match and more. Qualified candidates are invited to apply via our careers page at www.careersatcrane.com.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Visitor Services Supervisor, Mount Greylock


Visitor Services Supervisor

Agency Name:

Dept. of Conservation and Recreation

Official Title:

Visitor Services Supervisor

Functional Title:

Visitor Services Supervisor

Occupational Group:


Position Type:

Civil Service

Full-Time or Part-Time:


Salary Range:

$36,779.60 to $49,680.28 Annually

Bargaining Unit:






Number Of Vacancies:






Facility Location:

DCR – Division of Mass Parks West Region – Mount Greylock

Application Deadline:


Apply Online:


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This position is funded from the Commonwealth’s annual operating budget.


The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, swimming pools, golf courses, skating rinks, trails and parkways.

The Department of Conservation and Recreation seeks qualified applicants for the position of Visitor Services Supervisor for the MassParks West Region – Mount Greylock.

The core responsibility of this position is to provide programming, historical interpretation and environmental education for the visiting public.


Investigates, plans and implements interpretive, recreational and environmental education programs and pubic information services for groups, organizations and the general public.

Coordinates with the Visitor Services & Programs Unit and Interpretive Services in the development of all programs, print materials, educational/interpretive/visitor services offerings to ensure best practices and compliance with Agency standard and protocols

Attends all Visitor Services & Programs Unit and Interpretive Services meetings and trainings for professional development and collaboration

Collaborates with other DCR programs and bureaus in the development of educational and interpretive resources (such as Planning & Engineering, Office of Cultural Resources, Bureau of Forestry, etc)

Performs public information duties, interacts and networks with private and public entities to provide comprehensive programming and access for residents.

Completes all Visitor Services & Programs Unit and Interpretive Services administration responsibilities and tasks required including but not limited to completing vendor contracts, updating forms, service contracts, purchase order forms and payment vouchers.

Researches and prepares interpretive educational program material such as curriculum guides, pamphlets and maps for public distribution; design and fabrication of displays, media productions, exhibits and graphics.

Coordinates operation of Visitor Information Center and exhibits.

Staffs the front desk, greeting visitors and assisting them with their information needs.

Performs routine maintenance on exhibits, trails and public areas; inspects visitor center, surrounding grounds and reservations to ensure a safe and attractive environment.

Initiates and coordinates volunteer opportunities to support the park beyond regular operations.

Investigates and secures alternative financial resources to support programming beyond DCR spending plans.

Supervises interpretive staff of lower grade level and volunteers.

Performs related duties as assigned.


Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience, administering, supervising or conducting interpretive, educational or recreational programs in a public, non-profit or private agency, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required (A) experience and the substitutions below.


I. A Bachelor’s degree with a major in park and/or recreation management, natural sciences, environmental education, history, park interpretation or museum management may be substituted for the required (A) experience.

Special Requirements: None.

How To Apply: Interested persons should respond in writing, accompanied by a resume, cover letter and a DCR application for employment, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date to:

Penny Carney, Director of Human Resources
Department of Conservation and Recreation
251 Causeway Street, Suite 600
Boston, MA 02114
Attn: Harry Pierre-Mike

An application must be completed and returned with a resume. Resumes will not be considered without an application. Applications are available on the DCR WEB site at WWW.state.ma.us/DCR.

The Department of Conservation and Recreation, is an affirmative action employer, is committed to ensuring that all of its programs and facilities are accessible to all members of the public. It is the policy of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation. Inquiries regarding compliance by the Department of Conservation Title IX and other civil rights laws may be directed to Human Resources at 617-626-1282. This document is available in other formats to accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities.
Agency Web Address:  http://www.mass.gov/dcr/

The Commonwealth acts in good faith to affirmatively recruit a diverse population. If you wish to self-identify, please click on the links below. Completing this form is voluntary. If you choose to self-identify, please note that all Affirmative Action and Disability data is kept in a confidential file.

Link to Disability Form (return this form to the ADA Coordinator listed below)


Link to the Veterans Forms (return this form to the Diversity Officer listed below)


Diversity Officer:  Ms. Agatha Summons-McGuire, (617) 626-1282

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Admin Aide, Service Learning, BCC, part-time

Date:                           August 15, 2014

Title of Position:        Administrative Aide – Service Learning (part-time; non-benefitted)

Salary:                        $12.88/hr.

Effective:                    August 2014


Position Overview:  Assist the Service Learning Coordinator with various program tasks including, but not limited to: promotion of service-learning program and club on campus with an emphasis on increasing student involvement (flyers, presentations, tabling, sign ups); assistance with orientation activities (create packets, walk students through sign up process, coordinate with other support offices); supporting service-learning students with placements (correspond with students in person, via phone and email, answer general questions); assistance with planning special events (trainings, meetings, recognition luncheon and MLK day of service); program support on campus including updating web-based resources and record keeping platforms (Google docs, WordPress Blog, Access database, Noble Hour); assistance with program evaluation (send and receive surveys, correspond with students and community partners); and related duties as assigned.


Qualifications: Experience with service learning or community service preferred.  Some college or an Associate’s Degree.  Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to communicate program procedures and requirements clearly when interfacing with students, college staff or outside agencies. Ability to work well with diverse populations. Willingness and ability to learn, explain, and apply policies and guidelines.  Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, detail-oriented environment.  Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.   Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare general reports. Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office Suite including Access database as well as various online reporting platforms.

Area of Assignment:  Service Learning

Supervisor:  Service Learning Coordinator

Schedule:  Flexible schedule averaging 18 hours/week.

Application Procedures:  For consideration, send cover letter, resume, and a list of names and telephone numbers for three (3) recent job-related references to Suzan Nicholson, Human Resources Office, Berkshire Community College, 1350 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201.  snichols@berkshirecc.edu   (Internal candidates:  Attach updated resume to in-house application form located in Human Resources.)


Review of applications begins on August 19, 2014 and continues until position is filled.




Berkshire Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, military service, and national origin in its education programs or employment. All inquiries concerning application of the above should be directed to the Deborah Cote, Vice President for Human Resources, Affirmative Action Officer, and Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, at 413-499-4660, ext 1022, Susan B. Anthony Annex Building, Room A19.

Several positions posted by Molari Employment Services


Open Positions

Machine Operator -Sheffield                             Ref#4227                                  Shift: M-F

This position is for 1st shift; The position is located in SHEFFIELD. Prior MO exp preferred, but not required; must have own reliable transportation; and solid work history. This position is located in SHEFFIELD and is a temp to hire.


Assembly/Production – Housatonic             Ref#4345                                  Shift: M-TH

This position is for varied shifts. The position is located in HOUSATONIC. Prior MO exp preferred, but not required; MUST have own reliable transportation, a solid work history, and pass a drug screen and physical. This position is located in HOUSATONIC and is a temp to hire.


Planning Assistant (Financial Planning) Ref#4229                                  Shift:  PT

This position is a PT 1st shift position. Once trained, hours will be between 25-30hrs/wk. Prior exp in Real Estate, investment, insurance, and/or legal. Skilled in MS Word/Excel; This is a financial position so MUST have an aptitude for numbers. More details are available at MOLARI. This position located in Pittsfield and is a temp to hire.


Print Technician                                             Ref#4339                                  Shift: 12hr/Swing

Support printer by assisting in operation of rotogravure printing press. Prepare press for use; clean equipment; change cylinders; load ink. Maintain production and quality. Learn computer operated control panel operation; operate web video system. Must be able to pass color test, exp using computers, mechanically inclined, team player, and able to work 12hr swing shift. This position is located in Pittsfield and is temp to hire.


Servers & Bartenders- Williamstown          Ref#4360                                  Shift: 1 Day

Banquet servers and Bartenders needed for an event in Williamstown. Candidates must be able to stand on your feet for a long period of time, excellent customer service skills and able to follow directions. Prior experience preferred. This position is located in WILLIAMSTOWN and is a temporary position.


Industrial Sewing                                                       Ref#0000                                  Shift: TBD

Ideal candidates must be detail-oriented and able to work in a fast pace, high order volume atmosphere. Candidate must understand measurements, and have prior experience. This position is located in Pittsfield and is a temp to hire position.


80 Center Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201, Call Nick or Nicole:  413-499-4546

email: nick@molariinc.com, nicole@molariinc.comwww.molariinc.com


Purchasing Assistant – Entry Level            Ref#4361                                  Shift: TBD

Assist the purchasing manager w/processing orders, tracking / expediting shipments; support quoting process; material sourcing op’s; research new vendors and commodities; resolving vendor issues; negotiating contract renewals; other duties as assigned. Candidate must be confident, energetic, organized, exceptional customer service skills, and work in a fast-paced environment. Experience is not necessary. Candidate must be able to pass drug screen. This position is located in Pittsfield and is a temporary position with a potential of becoming permanent.


Quality Assurance                                                    Ref#4362                                  Shift: TBD

QUALITY ASSURANCE/Sanitation/Food Safety Technician Ensures all Quality procedures for finished product and raw materials are followed by all plant personnel. Ensures all Sanitation work orders are completed accurately and with specifications. For more detailed responsibilities, please contact the MOLARI. Candidate must be able to pass drug screen. This position is located in Pittsfield and is a temp to hire.


Information Technology Tech                          Ref#4363                                  Shift: TBD

Provides first on-site line of troubleshooting to solve end users issues.  Requests reported via telephone, email, walk-in, voicemail and fax.  Tech is dispatched to resolve potential problems:  hardware, software, networking, etc. Candidate must have a strong knowledge of computers, excellent troubleshooting skills, and able to take request via telephone, email walk-in, voicemail and fax.  Strong communication, documentation, and organization skills required. Candidate must be able to pass pre-employments. This position is located in Pittsfield and is temporary position.

Admin/Entry Level Bookkeeper               Ref#4364                                  Shift: TBD

Dual role as an Admin and Bookkeeper; Must have an accounting background; Must be able to work overtime as needed; schedule is flexible; This position is located in Pittsfield and is a temporary position with a potential for temp to hire.


Bookkeeper                                                                 Ref:4365                                   Shift: TBD

P/T Bookkeeper/light accounting; Must have background in A/P, A/R, Payroll, other light accounting; MUST BE:  Pleasant, good personality, strong computer skills; Programs will be QuickBooks/Microsoft Office; This is a PT position working 17-20hrs/week or more as needed.


80 Center Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201, Call Nick or Nicole:  413-499-4546

email: nick@molariinc.com, nicole@molariinc.comwww.molariinc.com


Sales Trainee – Part Time

Sales Trainee
Part-Time Position Available
1430 East Street, Pittsfield, MA

The Fastenal Company would like to invite ambitious, hard-working individuals to apply for the position of Sales Trainee PT. Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices; remain fair, respectful and moral in all situations; and work well both independently and as part of a team.

Since 1967 Fastenal has grown from a single store to more than 2,700 locations, each providing tailored local inventory and personal service for our customers. As we’ve expanded across the world, we’ve retained a core belief in people and their ability to accomplish remarkable things – if given the opportunity. From this philosophy stems an entrepreneurial culture that challenges every employee to run their own business, create their own success, and rise up to become company leaders.

As a debt-free company that typically doubles in size every four to five years, we are committed to training, promoting from within, and creating opportunities for our employees. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to make your mark as part of an elite growth company, you won’t find a better fit than Fastenal.

Working in the role of part-time Sales Trainee, you will have the opportunity to balance formal training with real-world experience running a store and working with customers. It’s a great way to learn the ropes of our fast-paced industry and potentially transition into a full-time sales position. Fastenal Company is currently seeking candidates for a part-time Sales Trainee position at our store located at 1430 East Street, Pittsfield, MA.

The training experience includes hands-on, on-line, and classroom training offered through our corporate university. The training program for current employees who are promoted into these positions will vary based on prior experience with the company.

The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
o Assisting with sales/customer service
o Managing inventory
o Placing and fulfilling orders
o Performing local sales calls and deliveries with company vehicle

The skills and qualifications required for this position include:
o 18 years of age or over
o A strong aptitude for sales and desire to earn salary plus commission after the training period
o A valid driver’s license and the ability to meet our driving record requirements
o The ability to demonstrate Company values of Innovation, Teamwork, Ambition, and Integrity
o Strong computer skills and math aptitude
o The ability to lift, slide and lower packages that typically weigh 25lbs-50lbs and may weigh up to 75lbs
o Possess or are working towards an Associate’s Degree in Business/Marketing OR have equivalent industry experience and knowledge of the local market
o Ability to pass the required drug test (applicable in the US, Puerto Rico, and Guam ONLY)

Apply Now. Please respond by Monday, August 11, 2014.
EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled


Signal Maintainer – Full Time




The City of Pittsfield seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Signal Maintainer. The signal maintainer installs, maintains, modifies, adjusts, and repairs traffic signal systems, as well as street lights, fire alarm signals, police signal systems, and/or other emergency signal or control systems. Other responsibilities of the signal maintainer include but are not limited to:
- Maintains storage batteries, performs scheduled tests and troubleshooting of circuits
- Installs and repairs electrical and signal wiring, including underground or aerial wiring.
- Maintenance of building and equipment electrical systems, circuitry, and other electrical systems.
- Supervises contractors and other employees at a lower skill level
- Incumbent may be required to work at any time during the 24 hour day to respond to weather related or emergency needs.The successful candidate will possess two years’ experience in electrical work, in addition to a Journeyman or Master Electrician’s License. Graduation from a trade or vocational school at the high school level with a major in electrical practices may be substituted for one year of the required experience. The candidate must also be certified (or be certifiable) as a Traffic Signal Inspector. Other desired characteristics include thorough understanding of public police and fire service communication systems, and the ability to work outdoors in all seasons.

40 hours per week, Monday-Friday
7:30AM – 4:00PM
Salary: $42,183/YR

Deadline: Friday, August 8, 2014

If interested, please submit application, with cover letter and resume to:
Personnel Department
City Hall, Room #107
70 Allen Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201