Job Opportunities

FINANCE

Finance Specialist
FINANCE SPECIALIST
Town of Hartford, Vermont

The Town of Hartford is seeking a Finance Specialist who will perform a wide range of accounting functions and reporting tasks, and support employees of the Town of Hartford in their finance needs, under the general direction of the Finance Director. Responsibilities will include executing timely and accurate billing, collections, and administration of property taxes, and water and wastewater utilities; accounts receivable; and other finance and administrative duties as may be assigned. This position is an excellent opportunity for an individual who wants to expand their financial skills in the municipal field and join the swift moving hub of Hartford.

High school diploma and four years of relevant accounting or financial administration experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired, is required.  The successful applicant will have the ability to: work and communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals and in stressful situations; understand, observe, and comply with all Town and Department policies, procedures and protocols; possess a broad base of technical knowledge and skills relating to accounting principles and method. 

Salary range of $48k–52k, commensurate with experience. Generous benefit plan includes retirement, health, dental, and life insurance, paid time off, subsidized UVAC membership.  To view the full job description, please visit our website at FS Job Description 

Letter of interest and resumes should be sent by September 12, 2022 to:

Gail Ostrout, Finance Director
Town of Hartford
171 Bridge Street
White River Junction VT  05001
gostrout@hartford-vt.org

Boards and Commission

Boards and Commission Vacancies
NOTICE TO THE TOWN OF HARTFORD RESIDENTS BOARDS & COMMISSION VACANCIES



Applications for the various Boards, Commissions, and Committees can be found below under "attached files" or on our website at www.hartford-vt.org or by emailing llivingston@hartford-vt.org  

Job Details

Category
Boards and Commission Vacancies

Status
Open

Posted
April 4, 2016

Closing
Open Until Filled

Attached Files

Fire Department

Town of Hartford Firefighter/EMT
 TOWN OF HARTFORD,VT
FIREFIGHTER/EMT
 

The Town of Hartford is accepting applications for the anticipated positions of Firefighter/EMT. Must have the following certifications:

  • Valid CPAT card within the past 12 months or obtain CPAT by time of appointment.
  • High school diploma
  • Emergency medical technician
  • Firefighter level I
  • Valid driver’s license

Paramedic certification preferred. A background check, written and oral exams required for selected applicants. 42-hour work week, starting at $21.65 FF/EMT, $22.13 FF/AEMT and $23.81 FF/Paramedic, annual salary is $47,283-$52,001, plus generous benefit package, education stipends, paid holidays, overtime, Vermont Municipal Retirement System-Group C.

Send letter of interest and resume to Scott D. Cooney, Fire Chief,

812 VA Cutoff, White River Jct., VT 05001.  Deadline for receiving resumes is August 12 20, 2022 - 3:00 pm.  Contact Michelle Wheatley for any additional questions at 802-295-3232 or e-mail

mwheatley@hartford-vt.org.

www.hartford-vt.org          

 

The Town of Hartford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Parks and Recreation

Volunteer Coaching
Click here to complete and online application

Job Details

Category
Parks and Recreation

Status
Open

Posted
May 21, 2015

Closing
Open Until Filled
Lifeguard

Nature and Scope of Position

Under general supervision, ensures the safety of patrons of the Sherman Manning Pool by preventing and responding to the safety of patrons and emergencies.

Supervision Received

Reports directly to the Pool Supervisor, Superintendent of Recreation Programs and HPRD Staff

Supervision Given

The pool supervisor and/or assistant - head lifeguard provides direction and supervision

For the complete Job Description, click here.

To apply, click here.

Pool Attendant

Nature and Scope of Position

Under general supervision, the Pool Attendant is responsible for the daily admission, attendance, and accounting at the Sherman Manning Pool.

Supervision Received

Reports directly to the Pool Supervisor, Head and Assistant Lifeguard and HPRD Administrative Staff.

Supervision Given

The pool supervisor and/or assistant - head lifeguard provides direction and supervision

For a complete Job Description, click here.

To apply, click here.

Planning Department

Administrator Assistant
 Town of Hartford, Vermont
Administrative Assistant - Department of Planning & Development
Job Description
FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt/Full-time
Department: Planning & Development
Nature and Scope of Position
Pay Classification: Grade 13
$40,476 to $60,361

To serve as a team member of the Planning and Development Department, performing a variety of administrative,
tracking, filing, and accounting duties for the Director, Zoning Administrative Officer, and General Planner. The
Department is responsible for a variety of planning and development program areas including land use, zoning,
housing, conservation, historic preservation, design review, transportation, economic development, community, and
resilience.

Supervision Received
Immediate supervisor is the Department Director. Direction is received from the Department Director and other
department staff members on specific work items. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for management of
his/her daily work program.

Supervision Exercised
This position normally does not have any supervisory duties except as may be related to special projects as
assigned.

Essential Job Duties
Serve as office receptionist for the department: answer phones, greet visitors, screen calls and visitors to
determine nature of the business and refer to appropriate staff member, take messages, schedule appointments
and meetings (as assigned by staff person).
Open and close department office Monday – Friday as scheduled.
Compose/type/print correspondence, reports, manuals, and the like using Microsoft Word.
Photocopy/scan various materials collate and distribute as required.
Maintain department appointment calendar.
Inventory, stock, and order office supplies.
Process incoming and outgoing documents and mail.
Provide historical research and zoning information on properties to assist the Zoning Administrative Officer in
the issuance of permits or other zoning action.
Compile a variety of information from both manual and computerized records and files for regular and special
reports and in response to specific requests by the public, supervisor or other department and Town staff
members.
Assist public in researching information, understanding various Town procedures, ordinances, regulations, and
zoning and building permit applications.
Process and track zoning permit applications, permits, Certificates of Occupancy, State filings and other forms,
records, reports, and other documents, ensuring timely and accurate completion and filing of documents.
Conduct some field site visits under the direction of Department staff.
Perform a variety of tasks related to the development, organization and maintenance of computerized
departmental files and records such as data management/reporting systems using Microsoft Office software;
includes design, data input and report generation.
Perform various bookkeeping functions: collect, record and submit payments to Finance Department for a
variety of applications; using town-wide software program, prepare purchase orders for Director’s approval;
organize and maintain financial records; prepare related reports.

Perform routine liaison functions with Town officials, staff, residents, or other department/program
constituency: explain policies/procedures, answer various questions, coordinate services/assistance, handle
special requests or problems, routing to other staff members as appropriate.
Oversee and carry out other day-to-day and specialized or technical administrative tasks related to the
department’s primary functions.
Confer regularly with immediate supervisor, other department/Town personnel, and/or various
firms/organizations/individuals outside the Town to plan and coordinate activities, special meetings and
activities, exchange information, resolve problems, and the like.

Requirements of Work
Ability to type, keyboard, and perform accounting, bookkeeping, filing and general administrative assistant
skills.
Strong math, spelling, grammar, mental concentration and attention to detail.
Ability to understand technical documents, policies and regulations and be able to clearly relay this information
to the public.
Strong interpersonal, administrative and organizational skills.
Valid driver’s license.
Ability to deal effectively and courteously with a wide variety of Town personnel and the public, and using
discretion in handling confidential information.
Work generally performed during regular business hours but may require extended hours or weekend on
occasion to meet established timeframes.
Sitting, standing at workstation for approximately 80% of the workday; includes frequent use of a computer.
Light to moderate work with up to 30 pounds weight to lift and carry.
Reaching, bending, stooping and handling objects with hands and/or fingers, talking and/or hearing, and seeing.
Working in a designated space within an open concept office area.

Required, Training, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
At the minimum, Associate degree in Administrative Assistant curriculum, business or other appropriate
discipline, plus two years of relevant administrative experience, or a combination of education and experience
from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. Equivalent years of relevant experience with
demonstrated progressive responsibility may be substituted for education.
Experience in organizing and maintaining moderately complex filing and records systems; a broad base of
general clerical/secretarial skills, including typing; and excellent reading, writing, grammar, and spelling.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications, computerized information systems, social media
platforms and websites.
Previous experience in town government and with planning and zoning desirable.
Ability to work independently, cooperatively and effectively under pressure and with interruptions, and juggle a
variety of tasks at a time.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this
job at any time.

DISCLAIMERS
The above information is intended to describe to the general nature of this position and should not be
considered a comprehensive statement of duties, activities, responsibilities and requirements. Additional
duties, activities, responsibilities, and requirements may be assigned with or without notice at any given time.
This job description is neither an employment contract nor a promise of work for any specific length of time.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Town of Hartford is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Police Department

Police Officer
The Hartford Police Department is currently seeking to fill vacancies in patrol.

The Hartford Police Department is an equal opportunity employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted on a continual basis and remain on file for future openings. All potential applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Application

Download an application

Mail or email completed application to the Office of the Chief or call 802-295-9425 if you would like more information on the police department. 

Mailing Address

Office of the Chief
Hartford Police Department
812 VA Cutoff Road
White River Junction, Vermont 05001

Job Details

Category
Police Department

Status
Open

Posted
May 1, 2015

Closing
Open Until Filled

Public Works

Highway Equipment Operator
Highway Equipment Operator

The Town of Hartford, Vermont is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Highway Equipment Operator.  The selected candidate will primarily operate a variety of trucks and other highway equipment involving plowing, salting and sanding roads in winter.  Selected candidate will also assist in general highway maintenance and construction work in other seasons, with a focus on operation of basic to moderately complex trucks and equipment, as well as manual labor.

Minimum qualifications include: High School Diploma and 2 to 3 years of relevant work.  Must have valid driver's license.  Must have physical ability to operate trucks and highway equipment.  Must be able to lift a minimum of eighty-five pounds.  Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.  Must possess, or be able to obtain a class B CDL and DOT physical within the first 6 months of employment.  This is a full-time, benefitted position starting at $17.19 - $21.00/ hour.

A complete job description and application is available at DPW, Town Hall, or www.hartford-vt.org.  Submit a cover letter and resume or application to:  Town of Hartford, Attn:  Kimberly Nardine-Brown, Department of Public Works, 173 Airport Road, White River Junction, VT  05001, or knardine-brown@hartford-vt.org.

The Town of Hartford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Wastewater Plant Operator - Quechee, VT
Wastewater Plant Operator - Quechee, VT

The Town of Hartford, Vermont is seeking a qualified, experienced candidate for the position of Wastewater Plant Operator at the Quechee Wastewater Plant.  This position requires the selected candidate to currently possess or to obtain a State of Vermont Grade 2DM Wastewater license within a period of two years.

Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma with basic reading, writing and math skills, and a valid driver's license.  Good mechanical and electrical skills are a plus.  Must possess or be able to obtain a Class B CDL within the first 6 months of employment.  The Town will reimburse for associated costs.

This is a full-time position where pay is commensurate with experience, ranging from $18.98 - $28.31 per hour depending on qualifications.  Extensive benefits include but are not limited to:  defined benefit pension plan, health and dental insurance, 13 paid holidays, and yearly boot reimbursement.  This position has a rotating overtime/weekend schedule and the selected candidate must be available to respond to an emergency pager after normal operating hours on a rotating schedule.

A complete job description and application are available at the Hartford Department of Public Works. EOE

Submit a cover letter and resume or application to knardine-brown@hartford-vt.org, or mail to:
Town of Hartford
attn:  Kimberly Nardine-Brown, Public Works Dept.
173 Airport Road
White River Junction, VT  05001
Public Works Director
PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
Hartford, Vermont

The Town of Hartford, Vermont, seeks qualified candidates for Public Works Director to manage and oversee the Town’s public works divisions including highway, water, wastewater, and solid waste. Hartford, located in central Vermont on the New Hampshire border; population 10,686; area of 45.98 square miles encompassing 185.64 total road miles. Salary starts at $105k dependent on qualifications and experience; excellent benefits package. Minimum qualifications: bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field, and 10 years of progressive municipal or supervisory experience including at least five years in municipal or public works’ operations and maintenance, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired; Broad base of technical knowledge and skills including understanding of regulatory processes and requirements; Excellent planning, organizational, administrative, personnel, and budget management skills; Ability to deal effectively with a wide range of individuals/organizations inside and outside of Town government, including elected officials, the public, and government regulatory agencies.

Submit letter of interest and resume: Town of Hartford, Paula Nulty, HR Director, 171 Bridge Street, White River Junction VT 05001, or email pnulty@hartford-vt.org no later than 1/13/22. Job description at https://cms5.revize.com/revize/hartfordvt/Director%20of%20Public%20Works%20Job%20Description%202022.pdf

 

EEOE

Transfer Station Attendant

The Town of Hartford, Vermont seeks a Transfer Station Attendant to perform skilled tasks including but not limited to inspecting inbound loads for compliance with policies, procedures, and rules, determining and collecting fees, monitoring, and processing drop offs, operating a variety of equipment, maintaining records, and performing general maintenance and clean-up. 

Minimum Qualifications include a valid driver’s license with safe driving record, basic knowledge and skills applicable to transfer station operations, team player, self-motivated, ability to work independently, ability to communicate clear and polite direction to customers, basic reading and math skills, ability to lift 85 pounds, and ability to work outdoors in all conditions.  This is a full-time, benefitted position starting at $16.37 to $18.33 per hour.

A complete job description and application is available at DPW, Town Hall, or www.hartford-vt.org.  Submit a cover letter and resume or application to:  Town of Hartford, Attn:  Kimberly Nardine-Brown, Department of Public Works, 173 Airport Road, White River Junction, VT  05001, or knardine-brown@hartford-vt.org.

The Town of Hartford is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Water System Operator (In training)
The Town of Hartford, Vermont, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Water System Operator (In training).  This is an entry-level position that will require the successful candidate to obtain a Vermont Class 3 Public Water System Operator certification within two years.  Training for this position will be provided.

Minimum qualifications include:  High school diploma, valid driver's license, ability to obtain a Commercial Driver's License.

Regular work hours are Monday to Friday, 6:30 am to 3:00 pm.  This is a full-time position starting at $18.98/hour with benefits that include health and dental insurance, optional comp time accrual, paid time off, and VMERS pension.

Complete job description and application are available at www.hartford-vt.org or by calling the Department of Public Works at (802) 295-3622.  Submit an application to:  Town of Hartford, Attn: Kimberly Nardine-Brown, 173 Airport Road, White River Junction, Vermont 05001 or knardine-brown@hartford-vt.org.  EOE