From the Templeton Personnel Policy on the Town website:
C. Announcements - The Town Administrator or Designee will make known all approved vacancies
for positions by posting announcements of such vacancies via the official Town website or local
newspaper or other publications, to the extent necessary to ensure sufficient numbers of qualified
Need qualified candidates - hire the family!
. . .Completion of
the probationary period does not guarantee employment for any period of time since each employee is
still an at-will employee of the Town and may be dismissed at any time.
b. Merit increase schedule
Merit increases are not guaranteed and are based on Town budget constraints. If the
employee’s performance is satisfactory, a merit increase, if awarded, would be
approved for the next fiscal year.
Merit increases are designed to reward individual performance and must be allocated
within The Town’s budgetary constraints .
SECTION 4: CONDUCT AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Employees of The Town of Templeton must adhere to the highest levels of ethical conduct and service so
that the public will have confidence that persons in positions of public responsibility are acting for the
benefit of the public. Employees must avoid any action which might result in or create the impression of
using public office for private gain, giving preferential treatment to any person, or losing impartiality in
conducting Town business. Town employees are required to adhere at all times to the requirements of
M.G.L. c. 268A, the Massachusetts State Ethics law.
Watch the abuse of senior citizens, verbal or otherwise if you are a Town employee or a complaint could be filed!
The Town will not tolerate unlawful discrimination occurring in the workplace or in other settings in
which employees may find themselves in connection with their employment. Further, any retaliation
against an individual who has complained about discrimination, or who has cooperated with an
investigation of a discrimination complaint, will not be tolerated. Please note that unlawful discrimination
is not limited to conduct that occurs between or among Town employees. Unlawful discrimination may
occur between or among Town employees, independent contractors, outside vendors, members or the
public or any other individuals that Town employees interact with in connection with their employment.
To achieve its goal of providing a workplace free from unlawful discrimination, the Town takes
allegations and/or complaints of discrimination seriously and will respond promptly to such allegations
and/or complaints. Where it is determined that inappropriate and/or unlawful conduct has occurred, the
Town will act promptly to eliminate such conduct and impose corrective action as necessary. Such
corrective action may include disciplining employees, up to and including discharge.
this may qualify: