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 Physical Plant - Full Time Position
Job Description

We are searching for a professional with 5+ years of demonstrated experience to manage the City’s buildings and related grounds.  Management of complex systems, including HVAC, lighting, security and other systems is critical. Functional areas include functional areas: contract management, safety, energy efficiency, team and project management, budgeting, and scheduling. A successful candidate will be friendly, professional, organized, a strong project manager and effective leader. Experience in campus or multi-building facilities management and Building Automation Systems and/or LEED preferred. View Job Description 

Applicant review will begin February 8th. Position open until filled.

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

Jaimie Held
Human Resources Manager
Attn: City Manager Search
575 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT 05403

Applications also accepted via email to Jaimie Held, Human Resource Manager @  jheld@sburl.com with "Director of Physical Plant"  in the subject line.




Public Safety Executive Assistant - Full Time Position

Performs confidential administrative work to support the activities and operations of the Chief of Police and Fire Chief, and other related work as required.
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Position open until filled - To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Jaimie Held
Human Resources Manager
Attn: City Manager Search
575 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT 05403

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




Water Quality Operator - Full Time Position

Job Description
This position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of equipment for the City’s Water Quality System.
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. 

  • Monitors, maintains and repairs equipment and facilities at wastewater facilities and pumping stations.
  • Creates and maintains accurate log records of repairs and routine maintenance tasks, pump station call-outs and pressing duties.
  • Performs general external maintenance tasks such as mowing grass, trimming and snow removal.
  • Performs indoor plant maintenance tasks such as cleaning, mopping and painting.
  • Respond to on-call and weekend duties on a rotating schedule after training period.
  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One (1) year relevant work experience with operation of mechanical, electrical, and automotive tools and equipment; or equivalent education.
  • Valid VT CDL license with Tanker Endorsement or must obtain within first six months f employment.
  • VT Grade 1-DM Wastewater Operator’s License or must obtain within first six months of employment. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication, required.
  • Ability to work effectively in team environment. 
To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Jaimie Held
Human Resources Manager
Attn: City Manager Search
575 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT 05403

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



Highway Mechanic - Full Time Position

This position is responsible for the maintenance and repair on light and heavy equipment, trucks and other City vehicles and equipment. 

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

Jaimie Held
Human Resources Manager
Attn: City Manager Search
575 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT 05403

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





Public Safety Dispatcher - Full Time Position

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:

Jaimie Held
Human Resources Manager
Attn: City Manager Search
575 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT 05403

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


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

***The city is now accepting applications for a vacancy on the Development Review Board.  Click here for more details.

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.