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:

Project Manager

The Town of Colchester is seeking a business-savvy Project Manager to join its dynamic and collaborative leadership team. As the Town’s Project Manager, you will apply principles of private-sector business to the delivery of services provided by the Town. This includes writing specifications, bidding, negotiating and drafting contracts for goods, equipment and services; evaluating services to find operational and cost efficiencies; coordinating safety objectives across Town departments; and ensuring the Town delivers the highest quality services possible with the resources provided. The ability to apply principles of business in a municipal setting and independently complete detailed, accurate work is essential. Strong written, verbal, interpersonal, and organizational skills are preferred, and possessing experience coordinating services and programs in local government is a plus. To learn more about this opportunity, click here. For a full job description, click here.

Senior Accountant

Colchester's Finance Department is seeking an analytical and collaborative accounting professional with excellent accuracy and attention-to-detail to join its team. The Senior Accountant will provide high-level accounting functions for the Town, including payroll, auditing, billing, AP oversight, grant and general ledger reconciliation and various reporting. To learn more about this opportunity, click here. For a full job description, click here.

Operations Manager

The Department of Public Works is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented leader, adept at assessing and prioritizing operational objectives, while exercising sound judgement, to deploy Town resources. Duties include providing management and oversight of daily operations and personnel; assisting with development of maintenance programs and budgets; coordinating equipment availability; organizing and scheduling repair and maintenance to public infrastructure; inspecting work-in-progress; and assisting crew with completion of tasks, as needed, to ensure effective, efficient and safe operations. To learn more about this opportunity, click here. For a full job description, click here.

Wastewater Technician/Mechanic

Colchester Department of Public Works is seeking a mechanically-skilled and collaborative person, with a safety mindset, to join its team. This position maintains and operates the Town’s sewer system and assists in all aspects of vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair. This full-time opportunity offers work/life balance, with a Monday thru Friday, 7AM – 3PM schedule. Occasional evening and weekend hours with opportunities for overtime. To learn more about this opportunity, click here. For a full job description, click here.

Wastewater Technician/Highway Maintenance

Colchester Department of Public Works is seeking a detail-oriented and collaborative person, with a safety mindset, to join its team. This position maintains and operates the Town’s sewer system and assists the Highway Division with all aspects of routine maintenance and repairs to Town infrastructure, including streets and sidewalks, drainage systems and snow removal. This full-time opportunity offers work/life balance, with a Monday thru Friday, 7AM – 3PM schedule. Occasional evening and weekend hours with opportunities for overtime. 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.

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.