Human Resources

The Town of Colchester is committed to providing quality service with integrity, responsiveness and sensitivity to all employees, enabling them to better serve our citizens. We are also committed to providing a work atmosphere that is safe, healthy and secure.

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Current Openings:

Public Works Maintenance Worker I

The department of public works is looking for a motivated and collaborative person with a safety mindset to join its highway maintenance team. For more information click here. For a full job desceiption, click here.



Recreation Coordinator

The Town of Colchester is seeking an energetic and active self-starter to join its Recreation team. The Recreation Coordinator will develop, maintain and oversee operations of Before & Afterschool Programs in addition to assisting with departmental programs and special events; develop and implement curriculum for programs, and supervise and assist staff in administering weekly lesson plans; and collaborate with departmental leadership to develop long-term vision for programs. For more information, click here. For a full description, click here.


Associate Planner


The Department of Planning & Zoning is seeking a collaborative, customer-centric teammate to build on its commitment to making Colchester an amazing place to live, work and play. The Associate Planner will provide professional, technical and administrative support, overseeing effective and fair zoning administration; serve as the primary contact for public inquiries about the Town's land development requirements; and consult directly with property owners, contractors or others to answer questions and issue zoning and building permits. For more information, click here. For a full description, click here.

Assistant Town Clerk


The Town Clerk’s Office is seeking an organized and customer service-minded administrative professional to join its team. This individual will assist the public and peers with permanent records and services, receiving payments, passport processing and maintenance of official municipal records. For more information, click here. For a full description, click here.

Deputy Town Manager


The Town of Colchester is seeking a dynamic professional to serve as Deputy Town Manager. The incumbent will provide the day to day oversight to the general operations and functions of the Town Government, consisting of approximately 110 FTE’s and upwards of 200 seasonal staff and volunteers; assist the Town Manager with special projects and assures the continuity of all services.  This position provides support to the Town Manager in any capacity he/she may request.  In addition, the Deputy Town Manager will oversee the General Management, Business Management, Budgeting, and Coordination of Town Public Communications.

The ideal candidate is motivated, organized and will be continuously working to improve the operations of the town government.  This candidate will be an experienced local government professional with the ability to provide sound advice on financial and policy matters to the Town Manager and Selectboard.  The successful candidate will have experience in general management, business management and budgeting. Excellent communication skills and the ability to manage competing priorities.  Experience working with unions is preferred.

To learn more about this opportunity click here. For a full job description click here.

Colchester Police Officer


The Police department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. If you are interested, click here.

Colchester Police Communications Specialist (Dispatcher)

The Police department is seeking a full-time dispatcher to become a part of their dynamic team. If you are interested in applying, click here.

Colchester Police Community Service Officer (CFO)

The Police department is accepting applications for the position of Community Service Officer for the summer of 2022. The Community Service Officer is a civilian position. If you are interested in applying, click here.


After School Staff


The Colchester Parks & Recreation Department is seeking fun, responsible and caring Site Assistants to work in a creative hands-on school-age environment for the A.C.E. After School Program for the 2022-2023 School Year. This is a great opportunity to work with children in a dynamic, supportive , and fun environment. Full description here.