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 seeks seasonal employees from through the fall.  During the pandemic, the town takes employee and public health seriously and will provide COVID-safe protocols and equipment.  Only applicants 18 years of age or older and who have a valid driver’s license can be considered.  A regular week is 40 hours, any hours worked over 40 per week will be paid at time and a half, and a bonus of up to $1.25 per hour will be paid for good attendance. Seasonal DPW employees are needed to keep up with roadside and utility work. Tasks include clearing road side brush blocking drivers’ view, lowering and repairing manholes and catch basins, and traffic control at work sites.  Flagging training will be provided.  The regular schedule is Monday through Friday, 7a -3:30p. The department will be on a four, 10-hour day schedule through August. A seasonal helper who joins in August will have the hours of 6a -4:30p.  The 2021 pay rate for a first-time seasonal helper is $12.75 an hour.

To apply: The application for these positions can picked up at the Town Offices at 149 Websterville Rd or downloaded here. Submit your application by email to or by mail to Town of Barre, PO Box 116 Websterville, VT 05678. Positions open until 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.