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 of Barre, Vermont (pop. 7,924) is accepting applications for the position of Director of Public Works/Town Engineer.  The Barre Town Department of Public Works (DPW) operates and maintains roads, sewereage system, water system and equipment maintenance shop.  The Director/Town Engineer is responsible for planning, designing, coordinating, permitting and budgeting for infrastructure projects.  The Director/Town Engineer assists the Planning and Zoning Department with review of subdivision and site plan applications; issues permits associated with the road, sewerage and water systems; plans for and manages major building projects.  The complete job description is available at  Click on Employment with Barre Town.  Minimum qualifications are Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or closely related field, 5-years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Starting salary $80,000 commensurate with experience.  Strong benefit package provided.  Resumes and cover letter will be submitted to Town Manager's Office, P.O. Box 116, Websterville, VT, 05678 or via email to by November 13, 2019.  For more information viisit or call the Town Manager's Office at (802) 479-9331.  Click here to view job description.


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.