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Nov 5, 2020

Onset Fire/Water District
Water Technician Job Posting

The Onset Fire/Water District seeks an individual with experience in the drinking water field. The position will be full time and under the direct supervision of the Water Superintendent. The water system is classified as a D-2 and T-1 system and consists of five pumping stations with Sodium Hydroxide injection at all pumping stations, one water storage tank and 41 miles of water mains serving 3,200 customers.

This position consists of performing skilled work in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of the District’s water distribution system along with the following: Performs duties of a responsible and varied nature requiring some independent judgment in regards to work methods and procedures, must be able to provide extraordinary customer service. Checks pumps and chemical feed systems at all wells on a daily schedule. Records daily water and chemical readings at all pumping stations and water storage tanks, checks chemical levels and adds chemicals as needed and records the same. Takes water samples as required at all wells and at specified locations within the distribution system and completes all paperwork accurately. Able to provide maintenance for chemical pumps, valves, meters, hydrants and gate valves, etc. Installs water meters and meter transmitting units, tests and reads water meters as needed. Repairs water main breaks and leaks as required, repairs or replaces broken curb stops, performs service calls as necessary. Performs daily maintenance checks of vehicles. Other daily duties as required. Individual will be required to be on-call after hours and week-ends on a rotational basis.

Must possess or be able to obtain the following license(s): Grade D-2 Distribution, Grade T-1 Treatment from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Valid Mass driver’s license without infractions, Mass Hoisting license, valid Mass certified Cross Connection Control Tester/Surveyor license. The selected individual is subject to mandatory drug & alcohol testing prior to job offer and random testing during employment. The work schedule will be Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; overtime may be required in some situations.

The starting hourly wage is dependent on licenses and experience, the Onset Fire/Water District offers a health and dental plan along with a retirement plan.

Applications can be located at Apply with cover letter, resume and completed application to Onset Water Department, P.O. Box 171, Onset, MA 02558 or by e-mail to

54 Marion Road
Wareham, MA 02571


The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on November 18, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 320 of the Wareham Multi Service Center, 48 Marion Road, Wareham, MA 02571 to consider Petition #26-20 for a Variance from the requirements of Article 628 under the Wareham Zoning By-Laws, for Kevin Nickerson of 3 Oak Hill Road, Wareham, MA proposing demolition and reconstruction of a two-story dwelling at 3 Oakhill Road, Wareham, MA (Assessors Map 39, Lot T5) in the R-30 zoning district.

Nazih Elkallassi, Chairman

First Notice: October 29, 2020
Second Notice: November 5, 2020