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.

                                            FULL-TIME POLICE OFFICER
The Town of Barre is accepting applications for a full-time patrol officer.  Applicants must have earned a high school diploma, have a valid driver's license, and must have the ability to pass the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council written entrance exam and physical fitness test.  Selected candidate will undergo a thorough background investigation including a polygraph test.  Certified officers, to include out-of-state officers, are encouraged to apply.  Barre Town is a suburban to rurual, middle-class community of 7,924 people.  Current labor contract provides for competitive wages and benefits.  The police department is well-equiped and training opportunities are offered.  Day, night weekend and holiday work is required, as is some overtime.  Interested individuals are encouraged to visit the police department website ( before applying.  Interested men and women may obtain an application from the Town Manager's Office, 149 Websterville Road, P.O. Box 116, Websterville, VT, 05678 or by calling (802) 479-9331, by printing the form from or by emailing  Applicants are encouraged to submit a resume with their application.

                                                PER-DIEM POLICE OFFICER
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.