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; roads, drainage, sewerage system, water distribution, building maintenance.  Minimum qualifications are high school diploma or equivalent; current Class B CDL; physical ability to perform heavy lifting; and ability to operate large truck with snowplow and wing.  Experience driving trucks, operating equipment and working in utility (earth) construction or a building trade is preferred.  Usual work hours are M-F, 7am - 3:30pm.  Winter maintenance overtime, including night time and weekend 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 include health, dental, life and short-term disability insurance, enrollment in VT Municipal Employees Retirement System, uniforms and annual reimbursement for safety boots.
   Interested individuals may obtain an application at the Town Manager's Office, 149 Websterville Road, P.O. Box 116, Websterville, VT, 05678; by calling 479-9331; by emailing; or by printing from this link.  Applications must be returned to the address shown above by 4:00 pm on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

 Would you like to enjoy the outdoors and make money at the same time? Become a seasonal employee at the Town of Barre! We are hiring for five seasonal positions in two departments. The optimal candidates will be able to return for several summer seasons in a row. Pay begins at $11.25 an hour.
-Department of Public Works: Seasonal DPW employees assist with various tasks to help maintain and improve Barre Town’s roads and utilities. Whether clearing brush blocking the view of drivers or flagging traffic to keep their crewmates safe, DPW seasonals do work important to the Town. Required training will be provided. The schedule is M-F 7:00 am -3:30 pm. Application review for four spots has begun but will continue until positions are filled.
-Recreation and Cemeteries: Recreation and Cemetery duties include mowing, trimming, and other landscaping tasks as well as painting and light work on buildings to keep those facilities inviting and safe for patrons. Application review for one spot has begun but applications are still being accepted.
-To apply: The application for these positions can picked up at the Town Offices or can be downloaded from this link. Submit your application by email to or by mail to Town of Barre, PO Box 116 Websterville, VT 05678. We will accept applications until the positions are filled.


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.