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.


Director of Public Works - Full Time 

Job Summary:

Lead comprehensive municipal infrastructure planning, construction and maintenance efforts for the City of South Burlington. Responsible for the overall administration and supervision of infrastructure including streets, sidewalks, bike and recreation paths; water, wastewater, and stormwater facilities; parks, natural areas, tree canopy, and trail networks; street lights and traffic signals; public facilities construction and cemetery maintenance; and provide professional review and input on all development and subdivision review taking place in the City. Provide direction, professional development, and management oversight to a team of 35 staff. Ensures that all municipal infrastructure systems and financing mechanisms support the needs of the City and comply with local, state, and federal permitting and grant requirements. All other work as assigned.

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

Jaimie Held
Human Resources Manager
180 Market Street
South Burlington, VT 05403

You may also submit your application to Jaimie Held, Human Resource Manager @  jheld@sburl.com with "Director of Public Works"  in the subject line.

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Recreation Specialist - Full Time 

OBJECTIVE
This position is responsible for developing and implementing a broad spectrum of community programs, activities and special events.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The essential functions are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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

Jaimie Held
Human Resources Manager
180 Market Street
South Burlington, VT 05403

You may also submit your application to Jaimie Held, Human Resource Manager @  jheld@sburl.com with "Recreation Specialist"  in the subject line.
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Highway Maintenance Heavy Equipment Operator- Full Time 

Skilled manual work in the operation of public works equipment for all highway division projects involving the maintenance of city streets, sewers, parks and other city property, including proficient use of all city owned or rented heavy equipment.  All other work as assigned.

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

Jaimie Held
Human Resources Manager
180 Market Street
South Burlington, VT 05403

You may also submit your application to Jaimie Held, Human Resource Manager @  jheld@sburl.com with "Highway Maintenance Heavy Equipment Operator"  in the subject line.

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SB Police Department  - Assistant Records Clerk - Public Records Coordinator - Full Time 

Manages sizable, complex or routine public records requests from within and outside the agency; documents and tracks all dates relevant to public records requests; corresponds with parties requesting public records; prepares written cost estimates in connection with public records requests; collaborates with agency personnel to ascertain the volume and nature of responsive records; identifies confidential, exempt and sensitive information in responsive records; performs and coordinates redaction of confidential, exempt, and sensitive information; utilizes agency software to identify, organize and redact public records; remain current on laws, rules and policy potentially impacting public records; maintains and updates list of exemptions to public records per Vermont law.

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

Jaimie Held
Human Resources Manager
180 Market Street
South Burlington, VT 05403

You may also submit your application to Jaimie Held, Human Resource Manager @  jheld@sburl.com with "Assistant Records Clerk"  in the subject line.

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Finance & Payroll Specialist - Full Time - $61,00-65,000 Range

The Finance/Payroll Specialist is responsible for maintaining financial and accounting records in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and procedures, state statutes & legislative requirements, supporting municipal operations, and the general ledger. Position maintains the integrity of record keeping related to the City Center TIF District, including the electronic postings from connected accounting functions (modules) along with the processing of related grant reimbursement submissions, updating & maintaining the City’s Capital Improvement Plan and processing of City-wide ADP payroll. Works in support of entire city financial operations and other related work as required.

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

Jaimie Held
Human Resources Manager
180 Market Street
South Burlington, VT 05403

You may also submit your application to Jaimie Held, Human Resource Manager @  jheld@sburl.com with "Finance & Payroll Specialist"  in the subject line.

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Community Justice Director - Part Time Position - 32 Hours 

This position is responsible for all overseeing all programs and operations of the South Burlington Community Justice Center (CJC), which is a department of the South Burlington Police Department. This includes supervision, financial management, grant management and new program development as well as promoting the use of restorative principles.

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

Jaimie Held
Human Resources Manager
180 Market Street
South Burlington, VT 05403

You may also submit your application to Jaimie Held, Human Resource Manager @  jheld@sburl.com with "Community Justice Director"  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:

  • 20 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.