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:

​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.

Maintenance I Highway Worker

The Department of Public Works is seeking a motivated and collaborative person to join its highway maintenance team. Successful applicants will have experience in the maintenance and construction of roads and drainage systems. Considerable knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions relating to construction and maintenance activities and a valid Driver’s License are required, and a is CDL preferred. 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.


Day Camp Counselor

Responsible for leading children ages 4 - entering grade 1 (JRX), and/or entering grades 2-3 (Explorer), entering grades 4-6 (Xtreme) and entering grades 1-8 (Specialty Camps) in a week-long day camp. Experiences include: arts & crafts, non-competitive games, swimming, nature activities, cooking, sports and group activities. Full description here.

​Day Camp Director

Plans and supervises week-long camp for children ages 4 - entering grade 1 (JRX) or entering grades 4-6 (Xtreme). Full description here.

​Lifeguard

Lifeguards at Bayside Park will be responsible for the safety of any person using the beach facility. Lifeguards are also responsible for renting out equipment from Bayside Paddle Sports. Full description 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 2021-2022 School Year. This is a great opportunity to work with children in a dynamic, supportive , and fun environment. Full description here.

​Seasonal Parks Maintenance Technician

This position performs general maintenance of all town parks, recreation areas, beaches, cemeteries and municipal grounds. Required to work 3hr. Sunday rotation shift. March 25th - November 18. Full description here. 

​Seasonal Parks Laborer

This position performs general maintenance of all town parks, recreation areas, beaches, cemeteries and municipal grounds. May be required to work weekends and select holidays. 14 weeks from May-August. Full description here.