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.



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.


This position provides clerical and administrative support to the Chief of Police and the police officers.  Primary responsibilities include data entry of calls for service, motor vehicle violations and warnings, filing, ordering supplies, answering telephone, interacting with public and handling day-to-day police department administrative functions.  Extensive computer use is required.  Occasional use of police radio (for non-emergency calls) is required.  Some certifications are required: training will be provided. Usual work hours are M-F, 8am-4pm.  Competitive wages and benefits via a union contract.  Minimum qualifications include high school diploma and two years full-time clerical or administrative work experience.  Successful candidate should be personable, friendly, able to understand department policies and procedures, able to give public clear and accurate answers and demonstrate attention to detail.  For an application contact the Town Manager's Office at 479-9331 or, or download an application from  Resumes may be submitted to supplement the application, not replace it.  Applications will be accepted until 4:30 pm Thursday, February 7.  For information about the position contact Police William Dodge at 479-0509.