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Sealer of Weights & Measures

Burlington, MA
The Sealer of Weights and Measures performs inspectional and technical work in testing and inspecting of weighing and measuring devices including enforcement to ensure compliance with state and local laws and regulations; performs all other related work as required.

  • Test and seal all retail weighing and measuring devices including retail scales, gas pumps, and taxi cab meters.
  • Investigate and respond to customer inquiries.
  • Maintain current knowledge of standards for weight and measuring devices through the National Bureau of Standards, State Director of Standards, and other state inspectors.
  • Perform routine inspections of retail stores, to insure use of proper techniques in weighing goods.
  • Perform routine inspections of oil truck deliveries to ensure that they are in compliance with regulations.
  • Deliver invoices and track budget and expenses for services.
  • Perform other related duties as required, directed, or as the situation dictates.

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Certification by Massachusetts Division of Standards; Successful completion of State Examination, or ability to complete within one year of employment.
  • Working knowledge of the methods, procedures and techniques of testing, inspecting, verifying and certifying the accuracy of all weighing and measuring devices.
  • Working knowledge of all safety requirements, including the proper and safe handling of all volatile materials including fuels oils and gasoline.
  • Ability to advise businesses, government agencies and consumers in weights and measures regulations and requirements firmly, tactfully and impartially.
  • Skill in operating equipment required for position.


Annual salary is $24,480. This is a part-time position; the combined amount of work in these adjacent communities is expected to total up to 18 hours per week with a highly flexible schedule.

Applications received by 12:00pm November 28, 2022 will receive first consideration.  Position will remain open until filled.

Please note:  MA General Laws mandate that any individual having direct contact at any time with either children or senior citizens be subject to CORI screening by the Criminal History Systems Board. Any conditional offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable CORI results.
Methods to apply for this position:
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Send letter of interest, resume, and application to:
     Joanne M. Faust, SPHR
     Human Resources Director
     Town of Burlington
     29 Center Street
     Burlington, MA  01803
The Town of Burlington is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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