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.

Our new online Employment Application Form is now available - Click here.

Job Openings:


Parks & Recreation Seasonal Jobs:


  • Seasonal Parks Laborer: The Colchester Parks & Recreation Department is seeking qualified applicants to work as seasonal laborers with the Parks Crew.  Applicants should have experience with park maintenance and/or landscaping and be comfortable with mowing and trimming equipment as well as proficient in use of hand tools, power tools, and light duty trucks.  Drivers' License required, and must pass a criminal background check.  Applicants accepted for a 36 week position running March 15 - November 21, 2019 and numerous 3 - 4 month positions.  Click here to apply online, or send a Town of Colchester Employment Application and resume to Derek Mitchell  (click name to email).  Click below for full job posting details:
  • Day Camp Counselor (June - August): The Colchester Parks & Recreation Department is seeking applicants to work as Day Camp Counselors with our summer camp program.  Applicants should have an interested in working with children ages 4 - entering Grade 8, depending on camp.  Counselors are needed for JRX Camp (Ages 4 -  entering Gr. 1); Explorer Camp (entering Gr. 2 - 3); Xtreme Camp (entering Gr. 4 - 7); K.A.M.P (entering Gr. 2 - 7); and Specialty Camps (entering Gr. 1 - 8).  High school graduate working toward an Education degree preferred.  First Aid & CPR Certification preferred.  Click here for the full job posting.  To apply: Email Jenn your resume and Town of Colchester Employment ApplicationAPPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 22, 2019.
  • Bayside Beach Lifeguard/Swim Instructor (June - August/Sept.): The Colchester Parks & Recreation Department is seeking certified lifeguards to join our team at Bayside Beach and Bayside Paddle Sports.  Applicants must have a current Lifeguarding Certification (that does not expire before August 25, 2019), CPR/First Aid certification, and ability to work around and communicate with the public on an every day basis.  Lifeguards will also handle boat rentals at Bayside Paddle Sports and rotate lifeguarding in open water at the Bayside Inflatable Water Park.  Waterfront Lifeguarding module is a plus, but not required.  All lifeguards will also teach swimming lessons at Bayside Beach.  Click here for the full job posting.  To apply: Email Jenn your resume, Town of Colchester Employment Application,and copy of your Lifeguarding Certfication.  APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 22, 2019.
  • Bayside Paddle Sports Attendant (June - August/Sept.):  The Colchester Parks & Recreation Department is seeking applicants to work as attendants at Bayside Paddle Sports as part of the Bayside Beach waterfront team for Summer 2019.  Attendants will oversee rentals of stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, a pedal boat, and the Inflatable Water Park, as well as provide customer service for visitors and assist in enforcing beach rules.  Must be comfortable working around and communicating with the public on an every day basis.  Applicants should also have a current CPR/First Aid certification.  Click here for the full job posting.  To apply: Email Jenn your resume and Town of Colchester Employment Application.  APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 22, 2019.