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.

Current Job Postings:

Administrative Services Financial Assistant

The FRCOG seeks a highly professional, skilled, organized individual to provide part-time financial and administrative support services.  The right person possesses excellent customer service and computer skills, is good with numbers, can juggle competing deadlines and can handle fast-paced, task-based activity.  Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including hands-on experience using Excel.  Responsibilities include grant billing and fiscal report preparation, as well as agency-wide and program-specific administrative duties.  Regular meeting attendance and some travel required.  Must have valid driver’s license and be able to travel throughout Western MA.  Minimum of Associates degree required with two years of similar work experience preferred.  Equivalent combinations of education and work experience considered.  Hourly pay range begins at $19.81 per hour.  Contact bdean@frcog.org with questions.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:

Administrative Services Financial Assistant Search, FRCOG, 12 Olive Street, Greenfield, MA 01301-3351. 

Applications accepted until position is filled.  AA/EOE

Admin Serv Financial Asst Job Description

Land Use & Natural Resources Planner

Full time Land Use & Natural Resources Planner position, 37.5 hours per week in the Franklin Regional Council of Governments Planning Department. The position would be responsible for working on regional and local projects related to the Green Communities Act, Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program, Open Space and Recreation Plans, Watershed Resiliency and Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plans, and other planning projects. The position is also responsible for working on zoning and land use regulations, including providing technical assistance to towns on Special Permit and Site Plan Review applications. Candidate must possess a Master’s Degree in planning or landscape architecture with at least one year of related work experience or a Bachelor’s Degree in planning or landscape architecture or a related field with 3 years of related work experience. Hiring Range: $49,000 – $53,000 per year, depending on experience. Email questions to: kmacphee@frcog.org

To apply, submit a letter of interest and resume by mail to:

Kimberly Noake MacPhee, Land Use & Natural Resources Program Manager, Franklin Regional Council of Governments, 12 Olive Street, Suite 2, Greenfield, MA 01301.

Applications should be received no later than May 15, 2019. This position will remain open until filled. AA/EOE

Land Use & Natural Resources Planner Job Description

Town Accountant

The FRCOG seeks a highly professional, skilled, organized individual to provide municipal accounting services to Franklin County Towns.  The position is currently part-time (up to 16 hours per week) with a probability of becoming full-time soon.  The right person can juggle competing deadlines and schedule changes, and possesses excellent customer service skills.  Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and be able to travel throughout Franklin County.  Responsibilities include maintaining general and subsidiary ledgers and accounts, warrant preparation and preparing all related documents including Schedule A, Balance Sheets and Year-End Reports for 2 to 4 Towns.  Degree in accounting or related field, 3 years Massachusetts municipal experience, and familiarity with Abila MIP software preferred.  Willing to train.  Questions to bdean@frcog.org .

To apply, send cover letter and resume ASAP to:

Accountant Search, FRCOG, 12 Olive St., Suite 2, Greenfield, MA 01301.
Applications accepted until position is filled. AA/EOE

Town Accountant Job Description