Questions about the positions below? Contact the Town Manager's Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-479-9331.
The Barre Town employment application (for any open position) can be downloaded from this link.
This summer Barre Town will employ six people from mid May to late August. Four of the seasonal employees will work with the Department of Public Works (DPW), one will work with the Town Engineer and one will work with the Cemetery and Recreation crews. Because use of power equipment is required, applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Applicants also must have a valid drivers license.
For the DPW workers and Cemetery - Recreation helper the first summer pay rate is $11.75 per hour. A bonus up to $1.25 per hour is offered for good work attendance. Overtime is paid for hours exceeding 40 hours per week.
Department of Public Works: The regular work hours for DPW are Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm. The department might use a 4 - 10 hour day schedule during part of the summer. The workday during the four day schedule likely will be 6:00am - 4:30pm. The DPW summer helpers will receive the same flagger (traffic control) training as the full-timers. Flagging will be required. The helpers’ typical duties include clearing brush (branches) around road signs, assisting full-timers with lowering and repairing manholes and catch basins, and assisting with seeding and mulching. Summer helpers do not drive the large dump trucks or operate equipment, but should be able to drive a one-ton dump truck, and operate a chain saw.
Cemetery - Recreation: The regular work hours are Monday - Friday. Starting time will vary - 7:00am with Recreation and 8:00am with Cemetery. A regular work week would be 40 hours. Most of the work at both divisions is lawn maintenance. At the Recreation Division the work also will include athletic field maintenance, light building maintenance and general park clean-up.
Town Engineer: A student majoring in civil engineering or closely related field is hired to work with the Town Engineer. The helper will assist the Town Engineer with his duties connected to the Town’s summer construction and road paving. There will be in-office assignments, too. Starting times vary from 7:00am to 8:00am depending on what needs to be done. A regular week is 40 hours. A first-year town engineer helper will be paid $13.40 per hour.
Applications can be picked up at the Town Manger’s Office or by calling 479-9331. The employment application also is accessible through the town’s website, www.barretown.org/Permits_Forms/employementapplication.pdf. Applications can be dropped off at the Town Manager’s Office, mailed to P.O. Box 116, Websterville, VT, 05678 or emailed to email@example.com. Application review will begin March 27.
The Town of Barre is accepting applications for a full-time patrol officer. Applicants must have earned a high school diploma, have a valid driver's license, and must have the ability to pass the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council written entrance exam and physical fitness test. Selected candidate will undergo a thorough background investigation including a polygraph test. Certified officers, to include out-of-state officers, are encouraged to apply. Barre Town is a suburban to rurual, middle-class community of 7,924 people. Current labor contract provides for competitive wages and benefits. The police department is well-equiped and training opportunities are offered. Day, night weekend and holiday work is required, as is some overtime. Interested individuals are encouraged to visit the police department website (www.barretown.org/departments/emergency_services/police/index.php) before applying. Interested men and women may obtain an application from the Town Manager's Office, 149 Websterville Road, P.O. Box 116, Websterville, VT, 05678 or by calling (802) 479-9331, by printing the form from www.barretown.org/Permits_Forms/employmentapplication.pdf or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants are encouraged to submit a resume with their application.
PER-DIEM POLICE OFFICER
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 email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until the Police Department has an adequate number of active per-diem officers.