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Employment Opportunities
Police Officer
The Town of Monterey is seeking qualified candidates for a Full Time Police Officer Position. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older; a U.S. Citizen; possess a valid operator’s license, possess a high school diploma /GED, possess strong communication skills, maintain current CPR/1st Responder certification and be FULL TIME OFFICER certified by the Massachusetts Municipal Training Committee with a minimum of one to two years experience. Cover letters and resumes may be submitted to the Monterey Police Department, P.O. Box 942, Monterey, MA 01245 or emailed to Chief Backhaus at The Monterey Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Application deadline is August 28, 2017

Senior Work Off Tax Abatement Job Opportunities

In order to be eligible, participants must be 60 years of age or older and a property owner for at least one year in the Town of Monterey, or the co-owner or spouse of homeowner.
Only one member of a household may participate in this program.
There are no income eligibility requirements for participants.
Abatements will be made on the tax bill following completion of employment.  Each placement will terminate on June 30th of the fiscal year in which an appointment is made.  To be considered for participation in future fiscal years, the individual must reapply.
The tax reduction will be computed at the rate of the Massachusetts minimum wage applicable at the time the work is performed with a maximum of $1,000 per fiscal year per household.
In the event a property is sold and the seller has earned abatement, the earned abatement will be credited toward the sellers’ portion of the taxes.  Abatements earned may not exceed the tax liability.  In the event of the death of an owner who has earned abatement, the full abatement amount will be credited to the property’s heirs.
The Board of Selectmen may amend these Rules and Regulations as necessary.

Town Clerk Office Help:  This job would report to the Town Clerk and is through the above Senior Tax Work Off Abatement Program (must meet eligibility requirements).  To learn more please contact the Town Clerk at 528-1443 x113 or via email at 

Town Offices: 435 Main Rd P.O. Box 308, Monterey, MA 01245
Phone: 413-528-1443 Fax: 413-528-9452
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