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Maintenance Specialist I

About MassDevelopment:

Massachusetts Development Finance Agency (MassDevelopment), the state’s development finance agency and land bank, works with businesses, nonprofits, banks, and communities to stimulate economic growth across the Commonwealth. During FY2021, MassDevelopment financed or managed 416 projects generating investment of more than $1.86 billion in the Massachusetts economy. These projects are estimated to create or support 6,578 jobs and build or preserve 1,909 housing units.

About Devens:

Set in Central Massachusetts, Devens is a 4,400-acre self-contained, growing community. Bordering the beautiful Nashua River, Devens is a carefully planned environment where residential neighborhoods and open space coexist with a diverse business community. Managed by MassDevelopment, Devens has been recognized as a national model for military base reuse. For more information about Devens, please visit www.devenscommunity.com. 

Why join our team?

MassDevelopment is committed to achieving three goals: stimulating business, driving economic growth, and helping communities across Massachusetts. Join our team of dedicated professionals to help drive our mission and make a meaningful impact in the communities we live and work in. MassDevelopment fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourages all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities, to apply.

  • Our Total Rewards package offers many generous benefits, including:
  • Premium Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Employer Contributions to Retirement Savings Plans
    • 7.5% employer contribution into a 401(a) Defined Contribution Plan; 457(b) (with employer match up to 5%) 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Employer-Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Parenting Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Fitness/Wellness Reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Matching Gifts

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Job Summary:

MassDevelopment is accepting applications for a Maintenance Specialist I, which is an essential employee that performs general maintenance functions for facilities, roads, grounds, utilities, and buildings utilizing his or her skills in a specialized trade. 

Essential Functions: 

The Maintenance Specialist I will provide maintenance support services as part of the Devens Department of Public Works (DPW) & Recreation responsible for maintaining Devens’ facilities and grounds. Responsibilities include performing all basic maintenance tasks required, either as a primary or secondary member of the team, including, but not limited to: working within the building trades; landscaping; road and sidewalk maintenance; tree work; trash and recycling; and event support. Tasks also include operating heavy equipment, performing basic vehicle and equipment operational checks, maintenance and repairs, completing work orders, responding to and providing immediate assistance for emergency systems (building failures, storm impacts, road conditions, etc.), and  performing other duties as assigned by management. In addition to overtime pay, stipends are also available, as applicable.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 year experience in general facilities maintenance, including roadways, snow maintenance, or any combination thereof. 
  • 1 year of landscaping experience including planting, irrigation and maintenance of landscapes, or any combination thereof.
  • Valid Massachusetts Class B Commercial Vehicle Operators license with air brake endorsement, or ability to obtain within 120 days of start of employment.
  • Valid Massachusetts Class 1C, 2B, Hoisting Engineers license, or ability to obtain within 120 days of start of employment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree.
  • 3 years experience in general facilities maintenance, including roadways, snow maintenance, or any combination thereof. 
  • 3 years experience of landscaping experience including planting, irrigation and maintenance of landscapes, or any combination thereof.
  • A one-hour commute to Devens, MA.
  • Bilingual a plus.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

MassDevelopment is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

Interested candidates should click on the link below to apply:

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