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.

Barre Town is accepting applications for a Public Works Person.  Individuals in this position perform a wide variety of tasks associated with public works, maintaining roads, drainage, sewerage system, water distribution system, and buildings.  Minimum qualifications are high school diploma or equivalent; current Class B CDL; physical ability to perform heavy lifting; and ability to operate a large truck with snowplow and wing.  Experience driving trucks, operating equipment and working in utility (earth) construction or a building trade is preferred.  Winter maintenance overtime, including night time work, is required.  Starting hourly rate is $20.21 and increases by $2.75 per hour over 36 months.  Excellent benefits offered per union contract.

Interested individuals may obtain an application at the Town Manager's Office, 149 Websterville Road, Websterville, VT; by calling 479-9331; by emailing; or by printing out this page.  Applications must be returned to PO Box 116, Websterville, VT 05678 by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, 2017.


The Town of Barre is seeking applications for a full-time EMS provider position.  Applications from EMTs and Advanced EMTs will be accepted, however applications from paramedics are preferred.  Applications are due by July 18, 2017.  The complete vacancy announcement is available using this link.



The Town of Barre is accepting applications for per-diem AEMT's and per-diem paramedics. Applications are available online from this link, or from the Town Manager's Office. Stop by 149 Websterville Road, Websterville, VT 05678, call (802) 479-9331, or request by email to Applications will be accepted until the adequate staffing has been reached. All candidates must possess a current valid driver's license, be able to pass a pre-employment medical exam, have a minimum of two (2) years experience in EMS and possess a current Vermont EMS license. Use this link to the BTEMS web page for more information.




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.