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.  
This position provides clerical and administrative support to the Planning & Zoning Administrator by typing, composing documents, copying, filing and recordkeeping.  Extensive computer use is required.  The Administrative Assistant will answer phone calls and serve the public at the counter.  The person filling this position will also serve as the Clerk to the Planning Commission and the Development Review Board (DRB), requiring attendance at each board's monthly nighttime meeting.  The Clerk will prepare meeting minutes and write decision letters for the DRB and Planning Commission.  The Planning & Zoning administrative assistant will assist other departments with similar office/clerical work as assigned.  Minimum qualifications include high school diploma.  Successful candidates should be personable and friendly, be able to interpret ordinances and policies and give the public clear and accurate answers, be able to write accurate letters and minutes, and demonstrate attention to detail.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability to learn department software is required.  This position is available immediately.  Competitive wages and benefits via a union contract.  For an application, contact the Town Manager's Office at 479-9331 or or download from  Resumes may supplement the application.  Deadline to apply is 4:00 pm, Friday, August 10, 2018.

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.