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 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.


   The town seeks to fill several seasonal, full-time positions by early summer.  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.  All positions are full-time, with time and a half paid for any hours worked over 40 per week. Questions about these positions? Call the Town Manager’s Office at (802) 479-9331.
DPW Helper:
Do you like to work outdoors?  The town needs four seasonal helpers from mid-May to August to work with the Department of Public Works (DPW).  These seasonal employees help with summer road and utility work. Tasks include clearing brush blocking the view of drivers, fixing manholes and catch basins, and traffic control at work sites.  Flagging training is provided.  The regular schedule is Monday through Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm.  The department may use a four, 10-hour day schedule during part of the summer.  In that case the hours would be 6:00am-4:30pm.  The first summer pay rate for 2022 is $16.00 an hour. A bonus of up to $1.25 per hour will be paid for good attendance.
Recreation Laborer: Another outdoor, seasonal position is needed for the small Recreation crew from mid-April into November.  The usual work week is M-F, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. or 40 hours per week, with some weekend morning hours.  The Recreation crew works mostly at Barre Town’s main recreation area, but goes to other sites as needed, including bike paths and cemeteries.  Duties include daily litter and trash pickup, mowing, trimming, maintaining athletic fields and courts, light building maintenance and special projects.  Equipment used include riding mowers, weed trimmers and chainsaw on occasion.
To apply: The application for these positions can picked up at the Town Offices at 149 Websterville Road or downloaded from the  Submit your application by email to or by mail to Town of Barre, PO Box 116 Websterville, VT 05678. Application review will begin on March 21.