Notice is hereby given that the Board of Selectmen are seeking applications for the position of Board of Health Agent. The Agent will work under the general direction of the Town Administrator and the Freetown Board of Health for the interpretation, enforcement and compliance with all federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and codes. The Agent is responsible for developing new regulations in compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations, and to carry out all necessary inspections to issue permits, Certificates of Compliance, etc.


  • BS degree in public health, engineering or environmental science (preferred). Experience may be substituted by the Board of Selectmen as the Board of Health.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience as a Health Agent and/or five years’ experience in the field of public health or, environmental sanitation or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Be a Massachusetts Registered Sanitarian

Benefits include vacation, sick leave, health and life insurance. This is a full-time position (36 hours) and may require occasional evening meetings. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Application can be found at Resume, cover letter and application may be mailed (address below) or emailed ( Position will remain open until filled, but priority will be given to applications received by Thursday, May 6.

Town of Freetown
PO Box 438
3 North Main St.
Assonet, MA 02702