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Employment

The FRCOG is an equal opportunity employer and is particularly interested in candidates from a diverse range of cultural, ethnic, and racial backgrounds, and who are well-suited to understanding and addressing the needs of the diverse population we serve.  Job openings are posted here when they exist. To learn more about the FRCOG before applying, review our latest Annual Report.

 

Regional Health Agent

The Cooperative Public Health Service, a health district at the Franklin Regional Council of Governments, protects the health of people in 15 Franklin County towns.  We seek a flexible, hard-working person with a commitment to helping the public.  The Regional Health Agent will work in the field in Title 5, Food Safety, and Housing Code enforcement.  The position requires a BS, and experience in interpreting regulations and communicating complex information to a wide variety of people. The ideal candidate will be a Registered Sanitarian and have one or more certifications: Soil Evaluator, Septic Inspector, Food Protection Manager, Lead Determinator, Pool Operator.  Salary range starts at $30/hr, with actual salary relative to experience and certifications held.  The position is full time with excellent benefits. AA/EOE. Send resume and letter to CPHS Hiring Committee at admin@frcog.org by 12/9/22.

Find more information on the following links:

CPHS Regional Health Agent Flyer 2022

Regional Health Agent Job Description2022.11.15

 

Preparedness Coalition Coordinator

The Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG) seeks an outgoing and experienced coalition coordinator to join our Emergency Preparedness Program and serve the work of the western Massachusetts Health and Medical Coordinating Coalition (HMCC). As the sponsoring organization for the HMCC Program, the FRCOG coordinates public health and medical emergency preparedness and response activities for the four westernmost counties in Massachusetts.

The main responsibilities include:

  • Stakeholder engagement & coalition building,
  • Developing/delivering educational programming & outreach materials,
  • Leading the annual planning process,
  • Assisting with regional emergency response coordination for the HMCC.

The candidate will perform research and analysis, write plans and reports, and present information to coalition members, and state/municipal officials. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and facilitation skills, ability to obtain and synthesize information from a variety of sources to draw conclusions, comfort with reaching out to new people and organizations and establishing effective working relationships, and in developing outreach material.
Above all, the successful candidate will be self-motivated, curious, and able to multitask.

Requires 1-2 evening or weekend meetings/week and 24/7 on-call duties approx. 1 week/mo. Pay begins at $60k, negotiable, with full benefits.

Resume and cover letter by 12/19 to admin@frcog.org. The search will continue until the position is filled.

The FRCOG is an equal opportunity employer and is interested in candidates from a diverse range of cultural, ethnic, and racial backgrounds, and who are well-suited to understanding the needs of the diverse populations we serve.

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Transportation Planner

The Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG) is seeking a full-time (37.5 hours/week) Transportation Planner to work on a variety of transportation planning projects. The FRCOG is an interdisciplinary and innovative regional planning agency that serves the twenty-six communities in Franklin County including historic mill towns, rural communities, and growing cities/small towns. The FRCOG is recognized as a groundbreaking, creative, and collaborative agency for its work on alternative transportation, climate resiliency, and livability.

The position will have the opportunity to work on a variety of regional and municipal planning projects related to transportation including bike/pedestrian paths, Complete Streets, recreation trails, infrastructure resiliency, and EV charging infrastructure. Candidate should possess a Master’s Degree in planning or a related field with at least one year of relevant work experience or a Bachelor’s Degree in planning or a related field with 3 years of related work experience.

The candidate will perform research and analysis, write plans and reports, and present information to the general public and municipal officials. Technical experience with GIS, the Adobe Suite, graphics packages, and/or other relevant software is a plus. Above all, the successful candidate will be self-motivated, curious, and able to multitask. A hybrid, 3-day in-office schedule is currently available.

Hiring Range starting at $56,000 – $62,000 per year depending on experience with excellent benefits. Submit a letter of interest and resume by email to giannini@frcog.org or mail to Elizabeth Giannini, Transportation Program Manager, Franklin Regional Council of Governments, 12 Olive Street, Greenfield, MA 01301. Applications should be received no later than Dec 23, 2022. This position will remain open until filled. AA/EOE.

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