Town Manager


The Town Manager's Office administers the town's human resources program and assists town departments with the recruitment, retention and training of town employees.  The Manager's Office also administers personnel policies and employee benefits, and coordinates risk management programs and strategies.  In addition, the Manager's staff works to promote equitable labor relations through collective bargaining and contract administration.  The Town Manager serves as the town's ADA and Equal Employment Opportunity officer.  The Town of Barre is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Questions about the positions below?  Contact the Town Manager's Office at or (802)479-9331.

The Barre Town employment application (for any open position) can be downloaded from this link.

SUMMER HELPERS - Full Time Seasonal
   The town needs five more seasonal employees from mid-May to August.  Four will work with the Department of Public Works (DPW) and one with the Cemetery and Recreation crews.  During the pandemic, the town takes employee and public health seriously and will provide COVID-safe protocols and equipment.  Only applicants 18 years of age or older and who have a valid driver’s license can be considered.  For all positions: a regular week is 40 hours, any hours worked over 40 per week will be paid at time and a half, and a bonus of up to $1.25 per hour will be paid for good attendance.

Department of Public Works: Four seasonal DPW employees are needed to keep up with summer road and utility work. Tasks include clearing road side brush blocking drivers’ view, lowering and repairing manholes and catch basins, and traffic control at work sites.  Flagging training will be provided.  The regular schedule is Monday through Friday, 7:00am -3:30pm. The department may use a four, 10-hour day schedule during a part of the summer.  In that case the hours would be 6:00am -4:30pm.  The first summer pay rate for 2021 is $12.75 an hour.
Recreation and Cemeteries: One seasonal Recreation and Cemetery employee is needed to help mostly with mowing, as well as trash pickup and other grounds maintenance tasks.  The position will work Monday through Friday.  When assigned to Recreation, the schedule is 7:00 am - 3:30 pm.  When working with the Cemetery the schedule is 8:00 - 3:30.  The first summer pay rate for 2021 is $12.75 an hour.
To apply: The application for these positions can picked up at the Town Offices at 149 Websterville Rd or downloaded here. Submit your application by email to or by mail to Town of Barre, PO Box 116 Websterville, VT 05678. Application review has begun but we are still accepting applications.   


  As part of the Charter amendment approved by the voters last June, this newly created position will be  appointed by the Selectboard.  The work week will be at minimum 15 hours.  However, there will be times during the fiscal year when the work week will be extended due to varying tasks (property tax collections, dog licensing time, or the printing of new fiscal year property tax/sewer bills).  To learn more about this appointed position click here to read the job description or contact the Town Clerk at 802-479-9391 or email  Interested individuals may obtain an application online or from the Barre Town Manager's Office, 149 Websterville Road, by calling (802)479-9331, or by emailing The deadline to apply is Friday, April 23 at 4:30pm. 


   The Town of Barre is accepting applications for per-diem police officers.  Full-time or part-time certified officers are preferred but applications from untrained personnel will be accepted.  Candidates must have a high school diploma, ability to pass the VCJTC physical fitness test, and valid driver's license.  Wages for per-diem officers range from $13/hr to $17/hr depending on qualifications. Interested men and women may obtain an application online or from the Barre Town Manager's Office, 149 Websterville Road, by calling (802)479-9331, or by emailing   Applications will be accepted until the Police Department has an adequate number of active per-diem officers.