City Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We are looking for great people to work here in the City. Our team is focused on keeping South Burlington one of the best places to live, work, and visit.

We value diversity – in backgrounds and experiences. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and our employees are people with different strengths, experiences and backgrounds, who share a passion for our municipality, its residents, businesses, and visitors. Diversity not only includes race and gender identity, but also age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion and many other parts of one’s identity. All of our employee’s points of view are key to our success, and inclusion is everyone's responsibility.

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Director of Human Resources

Administration
Exempt -  Full Time - $89,000 to $95,000

JOB SUMMARY:

The Human Resources Director sits on the City Manager’s executive team and is responsible for the development and implementation of all city human resources policies and practices.  This includes talent recruitment and retention, benefits administration, collective bargaining agreement implementation, training and professional development support, performance management, and legal compliance related to human resources practices. 

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To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

      US MAIL:           Jessie Baker, City Manager, 180 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
      EMAIL:               jbaker@southburlingtonvt.gov with "HR Director Search"  in the subject line.

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Career Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician

Fire Department
Non-Exempt, Hourly - Full Time - $56,000

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs fire suppression, emergency medical services operations, hazardous materials mitigation, special operations / technical rescue and fire prevention. Performs maintenance on vehicles, equipment and the fire station. Has knowledge of the National Incident Management System.

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To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:
      US MAIL:           Jaimie Held, Human Resources Manager, 180 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
      EMAIL:               jheld@southburlingtonvt.gov with "Career Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician"  in the subject line.

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Restorative Justice (RJ) Panel Coordinator

Police Department
Non-Exempt, Hourly - Part-time p to 26 hours per week

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for supporting the South Burlington Community Justice Center’s Restorative Justice (RJ) Panels.  This position supports volunteers to work with offenders who want to take responsibility for their actions and the victims of crime these offenders have impacted by facilitating a restorative response and supporting offenders as they fulfill their obligation to not re-offend.

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To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:
      US MAIL:           Jaimie Held, Human Resources Manager, 180 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
      EMAIL:               jheld@southburlingtonvt.gov with "Restorative Justice (RJ) Panel Coordinator"  in the subject line.

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Library Substitute

Library
Non-Exempt, Hourly - Part-time Per Diem - Schedule to include weekend, day and evening hours

JOB SUMMARY:

The Library Substitute will carry out routine Circulation Desk duties and will provide a positive and welcoming experience to all Library visitors and assist patrons of all ages in locating library materials. Will sometimes be responsible for a service desk.

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To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:
      US MAIL:           Jaimie Held, Human Resources Manager, 180 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
      EMAIL:               jheld@southburlingtonvt.gov with "Library Substitute"  in the subject line.

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Public Safety Dispatcher

Police Department
Non-Exempt, Hourly - Full time, Union - $23.53 

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for processing all phone communications incoming and outgoing for the police department, processing of various criminal justice records, data entry and responding to requests for information from the public. This position receives and dispatches emergency and non-emergency calls and messages for police, fire and mutual aid agencies.

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To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:
     US MAIL:           Jaimie Held, Human Resources Manager, 180 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
     EMAIL:
              jheld@sburl.com with "Public Safety Dispatcher"  in the subject line.


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Public Works Project Manager

Public Works
Non-Exempt, Hourly - Full Time - Grade F -$28.84

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director of Capital Projects, the Public Works Project Manager is responsible for oversight of multi-modal transportation, open-space, and related capital improvement projects from development and planning through construction. Work includes managing consultants and contractors, as well as interacting with the public as necessary to ensure successful project implementation. This position will also provide assist in the development of City policy related to transportation and open space.

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To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:
      US MAIL:           Jaimie Held, Human Resources Manager, 180 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
      EMAIL:               jheld@southburlingtonvt.gov with "Public Works Project Manager"  in the subject line.

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Stormwater Project Manager

Public Works
Non-Exempt - Full time, Union - 64,000 - 67,000

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for oversight of stormwater capital improvement projects from development through construction. Assists with management of the stormwater utility. Conducts data collection, data management, and reporting as necessary to facilitate stormwater utility operations. Completes tasks necessary to maintain the City’s compliance with MS4 and other permit requirements. 

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To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:
      US MAIL:           Jaimie Held, Human Resources Manager, 180 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
      EMAIL:
              jheld@sburl.com with "Stormwater Project Manager"  in the subject line.


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Stormwater Services Maintenance Worker

Public Works
Non-Exempt, Hourly - Full time, Union - $41,000 -44,000

JOB SUMMARY:

The individual in this position shall be required to perform manual labor in the operation of stormwater and public works general maintenance and repairs of the city stormwater infrastructure. All other work as assigned.

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To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:
      US MAIL:           Jaimie Held, Human Resources Manager, 180 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
      EMAIL:
              jheld@sburl.com with "Stormwater Services Maintenance Worker"  in the subject line.


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Stormwater Superintendent

Public Works
Exempt, Salary

JOB SUMMARY:

Manages the City’s compliance with MS4 and other stormwater permit requirements.  Oversees the operation of the City’s stormwater utility. Manages capital improvement projects for the stormwater utility.

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To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:
      US MAIL:           Jaimie Held, Human Resources Manager, 180 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
      EMAIL:
              jheld@sburl.com with "Stormwater Superintendent"  in the subject line.


Library Circulation Specialist

City Hall
Non-Exempt, Hourly - Full Time. Schedule will include weekend and evening hours.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Circulation Specialist will assist the Circulation Librarian with implementing new and existing circulation procedures, assisting with collections, overseeing community volunteers, and carrying out routine Circulation Desk duties. Will provide excellent reader’s advisory service and be welcoming to all Library visitors.

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To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:
      US MAIL:           Jaimie Held, Human Resources Manager, 180 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
      EMAIL:               jheld@sburl.com with "Library Circulation Specialist"  in the subject line.
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Library Teen Specialist

City Hall
Non-Exempt, Hourly - Part time. Schedule will include weekend and evening hours.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Teen Specialist will assist the Adult Services Librarian with planning, implementing, promoting, and evaluating programs and services for youth aged 13-18. They will create a strong online presence and carry out routine circulation, reference, and tech assistance duties. All library staff successfully promote the joy of reading, reach out to the community and are welcoming to all Library visitors.   

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To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:
      US MAIL:           Jaimie Held, Human Resources Manager, 180 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
      EMAIL:               jheld@sburl.com with "Library Teen Specialist"  in the subject line.

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Police Officer(s)
We are currently seeking team players who are committed to making a difference in our community. We consider our community our #1 responsibility. We continuously recruit for the position of POLICE OFFICER whether a vacancy exists or not.  Complete a police application form and submit to recruiting@southburlingtonpolice.org.

In order to be considered, you must meet one of the following criteria:

  • 18 years of age at the time of application and High School Diploma;
  • Associates Degree or higher strongly encouraged; or
  • Have a minimum of 2 years previous full-time experience with another agency; or
  • Have honorably discharged after a minimum of a 2-year active duty military tour



HOW DO I APPLY?

  1. Download and complete a City employment application form.
  2. Compile requested materials.
  3. Submit your application.

Questions?  Call us at 802.846.4118 or email sbcityjobs@southburlingtonvt.gov.