Employment Opportunities

Fire Chief

Town of Tisbury, Massachusetts

The Town of Tisbury (year-round population 4,627) on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard (with summer population over 94, 000) and the principal year-round port for the island is seeking its next full time Fire Chief. Governed by a three-member board of Selectmen, the Fire chief oversees a $389,967 budget for the department that is staffed with volunteer firefighters.

Minimum requirements include 7 years in fire services with at least 5 years supervisory experience. Fire Officer Training program graduation, Valid Massachusetts Driver’s license, Massachusetts fire academy Fire officer 1/2/3/4 certification, HazMat/WMC/CT/ operation level responder; Nims 700 & ICS 100,200, 300, 400, 701, 702, 203,704, CPR, DOT Emergency 1st responder certification. Applicant Must pass all pre employment background checks.

Information on the town website can be viewed at www.tisburyma.gov under Human Resources.

Submit an online application, letter of interest and resume found on the town website under Human Resources. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Application resume and cover letter must be submitted by March 27.

There is currently a strong internal candidate. 

Town of Tisbury Subsitute Administrative help

Town of Tisbury seeks applicants who are looking for Subsitute-Part Time-Temporary  work  to be called in as needed for administrative help. Any Department to help answer phones, sell permits and speak wtih customers who may come in to the office. Pay is $17.22 -$20.16 per hour. Applications available on website or in town hall.

Tisbury DPW- Seasonal Laborer

Town of Tisbury seeks Seasonal Laborer to a variety of manual labor tasks for operation and maintainace of Roads and sanitation.  Pay starting at $15.20-17.77 per hour. Qualified applicants should submit application and any certifications to Human Resources. Applications available in town hall or on Town website under Human Resources. The Town of Tisbury is an EOE. 

DPW Custodian II

-Interior cleaning, offices, restrooms, windows, floors, trash removal. Occassional outside and weekend work may be required. Must have valid Mass Driver's license and be able to lift and perform manual labor regularly. Full Time (40 hours a week) year round, $18.83 per hr Grade 1 step 1, full benefits under union contract. Applications available on website or in town hall. Please submit by February 21, 2020. 

Trisbury Police Department- Special Seasonal Traffic Safety Officer

Town of Tisbury Police Department seeks Summer Special Traffic Safety Officers- Per Diem. Individual to perform traffic related duties. Hours at the discretion of the Police Chief. Pay starting at $17.22 per hour. Interested applicants should submit cover letter, application and resume to the personnel office by 4:00 PM on February 21, 2020. Applications available in the Personnel office or on the Town website under Human Resources. The Town of Tisbury is an EOE. 

Tisbury Police Department- Special Police Officer

Town of Tisbury Police Department seeks Summer Special Police Officers- Per Diem. Hours at the discretion of the Police Chief. Pay starting at $20.26 per hour. Qualified Massachusetts certified Reserve Police officers should submit cover letter, application and resume to the personnel office by 4:00 PM on February 21, 2020. Applications available in the Personnel office or on the Town website under Human Resources. The Town of Tisbury is an EOE.

Local Building Inspector

The Town of Tisbury is looking to fill position of Local Building Inspector. The position works under the direction of the Building Commissioner assisting with enforcing all construction, zoning and other related codes, application review, issuance of permits and construction inspections in accordance with applicable Mass state building code and town zoning bylaws and rules and regulations. Excellent customer service skills and both written and verbal communiciation skills are required for this position. Must have five years' experience in the supervision of building construction or design and zoning enforcement; or associate degree in related field; as determined by the BBRS. BOCC certification or conditional appointment required.  M4 Full salary range: $66,732.48-$88,614.72, plus paid leave, health insurance and pension benefits. Application is available on Town website under Human Resources. Must fill out online application, with resume and letter of interest. You may email credentials to pbennett@tisburyma.gov. please submit by February 21, 2020.