Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

The following opportunities are available in the Town of Dighton. Please submit a résumé, a letter of interest, and application to: boardofselectmen@dighton-ma.gov. You may also submit an optional EEO self-identification form, if you so choose. You may also submit a volunteer application online by clicking here: Volunteer.   

Employment Opportunities

Office Manager - Zoning Board of Appeals

The Town of Dighton is seeking qualified applicants to serve as Office Manager to the 5-member Zoning Board of Appeals. The Office Manager shall work 20 hours to assist in administrative duties, record keeping, and coordinating meetings. Duties also include posting meeting agendas, taking minutes, and interacting with the public seeking variances. Organization and customer skills are integral to the success of this position. Applicants must have thorough knowledge of all applications of the Microsoft Office Suite, especially word, and must be detail oriented. Accuracy is a must.  Must have a firm understanding of Town Zoning Bylaws and the Comprehensive Permit Process, knowledge of 40B regulations, and the ability to work independently. Evening meetings are required. High school diploma or GED is required as is at least two years of office and clerical experience. College experience is preferred. Full job description and application available at https://dighton-ma.gov/government/jobvacancies.php.

Applications and resumes may be sent to Board of Selectmen, 979 Somerset Avenue, Dighton, MA 02715.  Applications must be received by Thursday, February 2, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Applications via email are acceptable and may be sent to lkerwin@dighton-ma.gov. Applicants are encouraged to review the job description prior to submitting applications.

Veterans Agent

The Town of Dighton has an immediate opening for a Veterans Agent to work under the general guidance and direction of the Board of Selectmen and Town Administrator.

The role of the Veterans Agent will be to perform and provide comprehensive veteran services to Dighton and Berkley area veterans and their dependents in compliance with M.G.L. Chapter 115.  The position includes 18 hours per week in Dighton and 6 hours per week in Berkley.  This is a non-benefited position.

High school diploma (or equivalent) and veteran status per M.G.L. Chapter 4, Section 7 required. Prior experience in social work, counseling, or similar activities preferred.  The job description can be viewed here.   Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and application in PDF form to lkerwin@dighton-ma.gov or mail or in person to the Office of the Board of Selectmen, 979 Somerset Avenue, Dighton, MA 02715.

Position will remain open until filled.

  Volunteer Opportunities
1.  Finance Committee
2.  Soil Conservation Commission
3.  Land Use Committee 
4.  Trails Committee
5.  Community Preservation Committee (At-Large Member)
6.  Open Space Committee
7.  Bylaw Review Committee
8.  Development & Industrial Commission
9.  TIF Review Board
10. Conservation Commission (Associate Member)
11. Cultural Council
12.  ADA Commission
13.  Zoning Board of Appeals
14. Municipal Buildings Study Committee
15. Capital Outlay Committee

Please click here to complete an electronic volunteer form.

Procurement Opportunities
Please click here to view all procurement opportunities.

Please check back regularly for updates.