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.


   The Town of Barre, VT (pop. 7,924) is accepting applications for the new position of Director of Finance.  The Town of Barre is restructuring.  The current elected Town Clerk-Treasurer position will be changed to elected Town Clerk.  The Director of Finance will assume responsibilities for most financial-related matters.  The Selectboard will appoint a part-time Town Treasurer.  The new Director of Finance position will be available mid-February, 2021 allowing the Director to work with the current Town Clerk-Treasurer until mid-May, when her elected term expires.  The Director will oversee the Finance Office, including supervising some staff.  A sample of the Office's/Director's responsibilities includes: preparing financial statements for audit purposes and assisting the auditors, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, managing accounting system, and managing investments.  The complete job description is available here.  Click on Employment with Barre Town.  Minimum qualifications are: a) Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business or public administration, or closely related field; b) five years related work experience in accounting and managing mid-level computerized accounting applications; c) five years related work in payroll administration.  Starting salary $70,000 - $75,000 commensurate with experience.  Strong benefits package provided.  Resumes and cover letter will be submitted to the Town Manager's Office, P.O. Box 116, Websterville, VT, 05678 or via email to by November 13, 2020.  For more information vcall the Town Manager's Office at (802) 479-9331.