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:

Human Resources Coordinator

The Town is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented human resources professional, adept at establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with diverse workgroups and individuals. This key staff member will support employee recruitment and onboarding, benefits and claims administration, training and development, records management and employee relations. To learn more about this opening, click here. For a full job description, click here.

Communications Specialist

The Colchester Police Department is seeking a collaborative and flexible full-time dispatcher to join its team. Duties include receiving and distributing emergency and non-emergency calls for service, dispatching and assisting Police, Fire and Rescue personnel, and serving internal and external customers in a safe and timely manner. To learn more and apply, click here.

Director of Public Works

The Town is seeking a strategic and dynamic leader to be its next Director of Public Works, providing management and oversight of daily operations of upwards of 20 personnel. Through the planning, organization, direction and evaluation of the Public Works Department, this position is directly responsible for Town infrastructure and enterprise utilities, including transportation systems, surface and stormwater conveyance, wastewater collection, buildings, fleet services, and the engineering and project management associated with those systems and activities. To learn more about this opening, click here. For a full job description, click here.

Assistant Fire Chief

The Town of Colchester is seeking a forward-thinking leader with a positive and collaborative management style to join its Fire Department. This position reports directly to the Fire & Rescue Chief, supporting oversight of four full-time staff and upwards of 40 volunteer members, as well as partnering with a non-profit department within the Town. To learn more about this opening, 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.

Day Camp Counselor (Summer 2024)

The Colchester Parks & Recreation Department is seeking fun, responsible and caring people to join the 2024 Day Camp Team. This position is responsible for leading children in Day Camp experiences. Work with staff to plan and implement experiences for campers that include: arts & crafts, non-competitive games, swimming, nature activities, cooking, sports and group activities. The position includes working with age 4 – entering grade 1, and/or entering grades 2 - 3, and/or entering grades 4 - 6 and/or entering grade 1-8 for Specialty Camps, and/or entering grades 2 – 8 for Traveling Camps.  For a full job description, click here or to apply Email Jenn your resume today!

Bayside Beach Lifeguard/Swim Instructor (Summer 2024)

Colchester Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting Lifeguards at Bayside Beach for the summer. Lifeguards will be responsible for the safety of all people using the beach facility. The hours for this position will be based on the beach hours and weather conditions. Lifeguards are also responsible for teaching swimming lessons. Applicants must have current Lifeguard Training Certification that does not expire before August 18, 2024.  For a full job description, click here or to apply Email Jenn your resume today!

After School Staff (Currently filled - Anticipated opening March 2024)

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 2023-2024 School Year. This is a great opportunity to work with children in a dynamic, supportive, and fun environment. Must be 16 years or older. Hours are Monday - Friday 2:45- 6:00 pm.  Must be able to work at least 2 days per week.  Email Jenn your resume or for more information.

OTHER PARTNERSHIPS:

Stormwater Regional Utility Research Fellowship

The University of Vermont and the Lake Champlain Sea Grant is partnering with Colchester, along with 5 other Vermont MS4 communities, and is seeking applicants for a research fellowship to help identify benefits and drawbacks to communities that operate regionally to implement Municipal Separate Stormwater Sewer System (MS4) Permit minimum measures that relate to discharge of stormwater to public waters. To learn more and apply, please click here.