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.  (
For downloadable application (PDF) see link left.)

Job Postings:

Town Engineer

  • This position provides professional engineering services for the Town. Engineering responsibilities include planning and directing professional engineering activities associated with the investigation, design, maintenance, and construction of public improvement projects within the areas of transportation, stormwater, wastewater, water, and buildings. Also performs detailed technical reviews of all new development projects to ensure compliance with minimum Town standards. Click HERE  for complete job description. 
  • The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of the theory and practices of engineering, the development and advancement of capital improvement projects, and public speaking and engagement. 
  • A Bachelor's Degree with major course work in civil engineering and a Vermont registration as a Professional Engineer are required, with six years of progressively responsible civil engineering and public works or utilities experience public interaction and engagement, at least two of which were at a management and supervisory level. 
  • Apply by Friday, September 6, 2019, online (link above) or submit resume and application (left) to Human Resources, 781 Blakely Road, Colchester, VT 05446; or email to slabarge@colchestervt.gov. Position open until filled. Salary range is $88,207-$92,707 depending on qualifications. Plus a competitive benefits package. EOE.

Construction Engineer

  • This position provides construction engineering and management services for the Town. Responsibilities include the management of design, permitting, right-of-way acquisition, bidding, and construction of public improvement projects related to transportation, stormwater, wastewater, water, and buildings. Click HERE for complete job description.
  • The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of the theory and practices of construction and project management, permitting and right-of-way acquisition, and public communications with property owners. An Associate’s Degree with major course work in civil engineering is required with five years of progressively responsible construction and project management experience. 
  • Apply by September 6, 2019 online (link above) or submit resume and application (left) to Human Resources, 781 Blakely Road Colchester, VT 05446; or email to slabarge@colchestervt.gov. Position is open until filled. Salary range is $62,693 - $66,054, depending on qualifications, plus a competitive benefit package. E.O.E.