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  1. Security Staff

    May 19, 2015 by careers

    Company Name: MASS MoCA
    Location: North Adams, MA

    Enjoy people? Enjoy art? MASS MoCa is hiring a temporary seasonal security staff for the Spring and Summer season.

    The right candidates will enjoy working in a museum environment and have ability to communicate clearly and cordially with out guests. A flexible schedules including weekend and holiday work, walking and standing for extended periods of time, and just a touch of patience will be required.

    To apply, obtain and complete an applications from MASS MoCa’s Box Office at 87 Marshall Street, North Adams. You can also email a resume and cover letter to

    No phone calls


  2. Buildings and Grounds Manager

    May 19, 2015 by careers

    Company Name: MASS MoCA
    Location: North Adams, MA

    MASS MoCa seals applicants for buildings and Grounds Manager. This position reports to the Deputy Director and will plan, organize and direct the operations, maintenance, and repair of buildings and building systems on the MASS MoCa campus and satellite properties.


    • Directing and coordinating the Buildings and Grounds, Custodial, and Security Departments.
    • Managing, supervising, and motivating staff
    • Managing the operation, maintenance, and replacement of building systems
    • Managing facilities to save energy and preserve buildings
    • Ensuring the MASS MoCa saferty program and goals are carried out in compliance with all requirements
    • Maintaining a fiscally responsible Buildings and Grounds budget
    • Materials purchasing and inventory control
    • Reviewing, directing, and authorizing contractural work
    • Coordinating staff work with museum exhibitions and performing arts productions
    • Maintaining commercial tenant spaces and supervising custodial services


    • Associates Degree in Public Administration, Facilities Managments, or and related field, and at least three (3) years experience in supervising or managing a full-service facilities operations program; or at least five (5) years experience in facilities management in a complex with comparable scale and complexity
    • Knowledge of the principles and practices of facilities management and maintenance
    • Good understanding of laws and regulations governing building codes
    • Massachusetts Construction Supervisor’s License is preferred
    • Ability to use basic computer office applications
    • Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings, specifications, and sketches
    • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, advisory board personnel, government officials, and the public

    To apply, email a resume and cover letter to


    No phone calls please

  3. Seasonal assistant Manager

    May 19, 2015 by careers

    Company Name: MASS MoCa
    Location: North Adams, MA

    MASS MoCA’s retail store is seeking a Seasonal Assistant Manager. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Opening and closing stores, operating cash registers, and cheerfully interacting with customers
    • Handling,counting cash and making regular bank deposits
    • Monitoring and maintaining an accurate inventor, including receiving new items
    • Receiving, packing and shipping online and phone orders
    • Scheduling staff for two brick and mortor locations
    • Training all new sales associates
    • The position will requires 40 hours per week, sometimes more, and requires a flexible schedule, including availability on weekends, some evenings and occasional holidays. It also requires a friendly, polite disposition in addition to self-motivation and initiative. Customer service experience is preferred. This is a seasonal position through Labor Day 2015, with the potential to continue long-term, tbd.

    To apply, obtain and complete an application from the MASS MoCa’s Box Office at 87 Marshall Street, North Adams. You can also email a resume and cover letter to

    No phone calls please.


  4. AmeriCorps Mentor Network Coordinator

    April 30, 2015 by careers

    Company Name: Berkshire Children and Families
    Location: Berkshire County

    BCF’s Family Resource Center seeks a Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring. A newly developed Mentor Network, which will serve as a resource for the community including other mentoring organizations as well as potential mentors and mentees, will be embedded in the Family Resource Center. Specifically, the Coordinator will assist with program development and mentor recruitment and marketing.

    The goals of the program will be to

    1. identify and publicize existing mentoring efforts in Berkshire County;
    2. develop an application, screening and training process;
    3. implement a recruiting and marketing campaign for mentoring.

    This full time position (August 2015 – June 2016) will receive a monthly stipend plus funds for school loans in accordance with AmeriCorps agreement.

    To apply, send cover letter and resume to, or email:

    Paula McDermott
    Berkshire Children and Families
    480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201

  5. Boat Ramp Monitors – Seasonal

    April 28, 2015 by careers

    Company Name: City of Pittsfield
    Location: Pittsfield

    The Boat Ramp Monitor will monitor City boat launch ramps in order to maintain a visible presence and educate the public about laws and ordinances and provide enforcement as needed. Duration of employment is typically 14 weeks. Hours are generally 8:00am-3:00pm, with weekend work required. Salary: $9.00/hr.


    • Provides outreach and education to the public about the threat to our environment posed by invasive species such as Zebra Mussels
    • Monitors vessel traffic at City boat ramps in order to determine that all vessels launched are in compliance with the state’s Zebra Mussel regulation, and that all members of the public using the facilities are educated about the Zebra Mussel law
    • Refers members of the public to resources for obtaining an inspection, or having their vessel cleaned in appropriate cases
    • Perform office duties as needed


    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Ability to deal effectively with the public
    • Able to work under inclement weather conditions
    • Read, understand, and interpret applicable laws, codes and ordinances 
    •  Enforce laws firmly and respectfully
    • Work independently and use good judgment; communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
    • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions

    Deadline to apply is Friday, May 15, 2015

    To apply, visit


  6. Departmental Assistant (Temporary/PT) – UMass Amherst

    April 15, 2015 by careers

    Employment Opportunity

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Position: Departmental Assistant (Temporary/ Part-Time)

    Shift: 1ST (32 – 40 hours)

    Salary: $22.00 Per Hour

    Qualifications: To plan and implement sustainability programs. Knowledge of sustainability issues and best practices. In-depth knowledge of permaculture. Ability to develop and execute new programs within an academic setting; understanding of how to institutionalize new sustainability efforts; and excellent problem solving skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Skill in application of the principles and practices of effective leadership and supervision. Excellent team-building, relationship-building, and networking skills. Project management and change management skills. Ability to build and sustain excellent working relationships. Large-scale event planning experience. Preferred Permaculture Design Certification and Bachelor of Science Degree (in Environmental Science or related field).