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:

Assistant Town Clerk Opening: 

  • The Town of Colchester is seeking an Assistant Town Clerk f

    or customer service and team support in our Town Clerk’s office. Ability to remain calm under stress is a must. High School diploma and 3-4 years computer and customer service experience are required.  The applicant will be required to complete Clerk trainings, learn multiple software programs and maintain passport agent certification. Please submit cover letter, resume and completed job application by Wednesday, April 10, 2019 to Slabarge@colchestervt.govor apply online (See link above)..  E.O.E.   Hourly rate - $19.32-$20.37.

    For full job description see Clerk_Job Description  E.O.E.
Parks & Recreation Seasonal Jobs:
  • Bayside Beach Waterfront Director: The Colchester Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a Waterfront Director to oversee all staff, swimming lessons, and operations at Bayside Beach, including Bayside Paddle Sports and the Inflatable Waterpark, for the summer of 2019.  Qualified applicants should have experience with supervising staff, beach management, and possess a current WSI, Lifeguard, and CPR/AED certifications.  2 - 3 years teaching experience preferred.  Click here for a full job posting.  To apply: Email Jenn your resume, Town of Colchester Employment Application, and copy of your Lifeguarding Certfication.  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITIONS FILLED.
  • Bayside Beach Head Lifeguard: The Colchester Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a Head Lifeguard to assist the Bayside Beach Waterfront Director in personnel management, swimming lessons, and beach operations at the town waterfront, including Bayside Paddle Sports and the Inflatable Waterpark, for the summer of 2019.  Qualified applicants should have experience with supervising staff, beach management, and possess a current WSI, Lifeguard, and CPR/AED certifications.  2 - 3 years teaching experience a plus.  Click here for a full job posting.  To apply: Email Jenn your resume, Town of Colchester Employment Application, and copy of your Lifeguarding Certfication.  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITIONS FILLED.
  • 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.  APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITIONS FILLED.

  • Seasonal Parks Maintenance Technician:  The Colchester Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a seasonal maintenance professional to assist in general maintenance of all town parks, recreation areas, beaches, cemeteries, and municipal grounds.  Applicants should have relevant experience, be familiar with a variety of hand tools, power tools, and motorized equipment, willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions, possess a valid Driver's License, and pass a background check.  This is a seasonal position running now until November 21, 2019.  40 hrs/week w/ overtime available, $16.50/hour. Click here to view the full job posting and details.  CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE, or send a Town of Colchester Employment Application and resume to Derek Mitchell (click name to email).
  • 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 positions lasting 3 - 4 months.  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 Seasonal Parks Laborer (3 - 4 months).