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Employment Opportunities

Equipment Operator / Laborer

The Town of Waterbury is seeking to hire an Equipment Operator/Laborer. The position plays a vital role in maintaining our paved and gravel road network, along with our town parks and cemeteries.
Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma (or equivalent) with 2-years of experience as a truck driver and/or heavy equipment operator, or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the skills necessary to succeed. Preferred applicants will have a Class B Commercial Driver’s License; all applicants will be required to obtain a Class B Commercial license. Experience in road maintenance is desirable.
The Town offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, vision and dental insurance, retirement benefits, generous leave time, and more. The starting pay ranges from $25 to $28 per hour depending on qualifications.

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For additional information please contact Bill Woodruff, Director of Public Works, at (802) 839-6199. To apply please email Bill Woodruff at bwoodruff@

The application and resume may be emailed or mailed to:
Bill Woodruff PWD
28 North Main Street Suite 1
Waterbury, VT  05676

Waterbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Secretary for the Planning Commission and Development Review Board

The Town of Waterbury seeks to contract with a new secretary for the Planning Commission and the Development Review Board (DRB).  The secretary will take minutes for the Planning Commission and take minutes and format the decisions on development projects for DRB. The Planning Commission currently meets on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. and the DRB meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The meetings typically last approximately two hours with the DRB meetings occasionally lasting up to three hours. The secretary is paid a flat rate of $80.00 per meeting. The Town is seeking to contract with a secretary as soon as possible. E-mail or mail a cover letter including your interest in the position, qualifications and contact information:

Tom Leitz
28 N. Main Street, Suite 1
Waterbury, VT 05676
or via e-mail:       

Waterbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Flood Mitigation & Emergency Planning Grants Manager

Primary Role:
The primary role of the Flood Mitigation & Emergency Planning Grants Manager is to secure and administer grants related to Waterbury’s efforts to recover from the floods of 2023, better prepare for future floods, and execute capital projects that would reduce the impact of future floods. The position serves as the Town’s interface with local and state officials and the broader public to help ensure the Town achieves its goals with respect to public support and grant funding.

This is an hourly, part-time position without benefits. This position is expected to attend on-site meetings as necessary, but the administrative work can be substantially remote. The position reports to the Municipal Manager.

Nature and Scope of Position:

  • The position secures and manages grants and capital projects related to the Town’s flood mitigation efforts.
  • The position builds support for aspirational projects, and is able to advance projects from the planning stage to completion.
  • The position works closely with a wide variety and diversity of parkers. The Manager must have superb written and verbal presentation skills.

Duties & Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage grants for the Town (and the Edward Farrar Utility District) from application, to implementation, to final close-out and audit.
  • Represent the Town in meetings with residents, business owners, and an array of local, state and federal officials.
  • Oversee capital projects in conjunction with the Municipal Manager and Director of Public Works.
  • Provide information to the public related to the Town’s flood mitigation and recovery efforts and enunciate the Town’s long-term plans.
  • Inspire public confidence, support and investment in flood mitigation efforts.
  • Other related duties as directed by the Municipal Manager

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in a related field with relevant education preferable.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and experience in a position of similar complexity.
  • Demonstrated history of work on projects of similar complexity.

The Town of Waterbury seeks to hire a Flood Mitigation and Emergency Planning Grants Manager. The primary role is to secure and administer grants to assist the Town with flood recovery and preparation. In addition to grant administration this position serves as the Town’s interface with local and state officials and the public to help ensure the Town achieves its goals with respect to public support and grant funding.

This is a part-time, hourly position. The pay is negotiable depending on the qualifications of the applicant, but highly competitive.  

Please send resumes and cover letters to:
Thomas Leitz, Municipal Manager
The position is open until filled.

Waterbury Historical Society Collections Manager

The Waterbury Historical Society seeks a part-time collections manager to catalog and maintain its collection of artifacts, photographs, historical documents, and other items.  

The Collections Manager is a contracted employee of the Town of Waterbury at a rate of $20.00 per hour, for a maximum of 20 hours per week.  


  • Oversee the codification, cataloging, and storage of all current and new items in the collection according to best practices in digital archiving and museum collections management, under the guidance of the Board of Directors. 
  • Supervise cataloguers and general volunteers in the record-keeping,  organization, and care of the collection.  
  • Provide research support and answer inquiries from the public and researchers about Waterbury history.
  • Collaborate with the Collections Acquisition Committee regarding the assessment and care of the collections, including recommending to the Board of Directors items to be accepted or removed from the collection, in keeping with the society’s approved collections scope and policies.  
  • Develop and maintain documentation for deeds of gift, loans of collection items, and hosting of temporary exhibits. 
  • Recommend topics for committee events and programs that leverage the collection and provide research support in the planning of programs.
  • Support the curator with collections research for refreshing exhibits.
  • Attend monthly board meetings and report to the Board of Directors. 


  • Give guided tours on an appointment basis to members of the public.


  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong research, interpretive, and writing skills.  
  • Knowledge of and comfort with computer technology for online searches, the Google suite of document creation and management applications, photographing, scanning, and uploading.
  • Willingness to learn. 


  • Experience in using PastPerfect or similar digital archival industry standard platform.  
  • Experience cataloging and familiarity with metadata standards.
  • Passion for history and enthusiasm for sharing that history with the community.
  • Knowledge of Vermont/Waterbury history. 


Submit a letter of interest and resume by email to Cheryl Casey, WHS President, at whspresidentvt@ Applications will be considered until the position is filled. 


Waterbury Historical Society is a non-profit organization and the keeper of the historical archives of the Town of Waterbury, Vermont. WHS also has a modest but growing  museum, quarterly programs that draw from our collection of Waterbury history, and an active membership. The museum and programs are free and open to the public.

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2023 Employee Handbook

Mail to:
Town of Waterbury
Attn: Human Resources
28 North Main Street Suite #1
Waterbury VT 05676

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Fax to: 802-244-1014