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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

  • Tree Warden
  • Conservation Commission (1)
  • Energy Commission (4)
  • Hartford Committee on Racial Equity and Inclusion (HCOREI) (1)
  • Historic Preservation Commission (1)
  • Parks and Recreation (2)
  • 5th Charter Commission (4)

Applications for the various Boards, Commissions, and Committees can be found 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

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Fire Department

Deputy Fire Marshal - Part Time

Fire Patch

The Town of Hartford, Vermont is seeking a dynamic professional to be part of a nationally accredited Fire Department. The Hartford Fire Department serves the Town of Hartford which consists of five villages; Hartford, Quechee, West Hartford, White River Junction, and Wilder, the approximate population is 10,600. The Town of Hartford Fire Department employs 29 full time employees and approximately 10 call firefighters.

The Deputy Fire Marshal works under the general supervision of the Hartford Fire Marshal who reports to the Fire Chief. The incumbent completes work in accordance with standard practices and previously established fire prevention policies and procedures. The incumbent receives direction for daily activities and assignments from the Fire Marshal. Position responsibilities require the examination, analysis, and evaluation of facts and circumstances surrounding the required duties for code enforcement, fire prevention education, and basic plans review, as prescribed by departmental policies and procedures and as required by national laws, Vermont Rules and Town ordinances.

The incumbent for this position must have an Associate’s Degree in Fire Prevention, a degree from a related field from a recognized trade school or a similar combination of associated training/experience will be considered. Must obtain NFPA Fire Inspector I or equivalent level of training within a prescribed period of time. Experience in the fire codes, inspections, sprinkler systems, construction, code enforcement, or building fields is desirable. On the job training is provided.

The position becomes available July 28, 2022. This is a non-exempt part-time position averaging 32 hours per week. Pay Grade 18 ($24.90/hr.).

Application

The Town of Hartford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please submit a resume and cover letter no later than July 29, 2022 to:

Scott D. Cooney, Fire Chief
Hartford Fire Department
812 VA Cutoff Rd White River Junction, VT 05001.

For further information contact Michelle Wheatley, Administrative Assistant at (802)295-3232 or mwheatley@hartford-vt.org.

Job Details


Category
Fire Department

Status
Open

Posted
July 12th, 2022

Closing
July 29th. 2022

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

Seasonal Ice Arena Attendant
Nature and Scope of Position

Perform a wide variety of duties necessary to operate and maintain the Wendell A. Barwood Arena. Operate a variety of hand tools, power tools and mechanized equipment including, but not limited to, drills, circular saws, floor cleaning machine, truck with plow, tractor and ice resurfacing machine (Zamboni).

For a complete Job Description, click here.

To apply, fill out the Job Application Form by clicking here OR  submit a letter of interest and resume to Karen McNall, Administrative Assistant, 171 Bridge Street, White River Junction, VT 05001. 

The Town of Hartford is an EOE.

Job Details

Category
Parks and Recreation

Status
Open

Posted
September 16, 2021 8:00 AM

Closing
Open Until Filled
Seasonal Rink Monitor
Nature and Scope of Position

Rink Monitors, with assistance from the Rink Attendants, enforce rink rules during weekly public skates, as well as during special skating events. Rink Monitors are responsible for maintaining a safe and fun atmosphere on the ice. Rink Monitors are also responsible for removing any equipment and/or debris from the ice prior to ice resurfacing operations, as well as keeping skaters off the operation. Rink Monitors assist Rink Attendants in cleaning and general upkeep of the facility. Rink Monitors also assist the attendants in snow removal when required (shoveling & hand sanding).

For a full job description, click here.

To apply, fill out the Job Application Form by clicking here OR submit a letter of interest and resume to Karen McNall,
Administrative Assistant, 171 Bridge Street, White River Junction, VT 05001.   

The Town of Hartford is an EOE.

Job Details

Category
Parks and Recreation

Status
Open

Posted
September 16, 2021 8:00 AM

Closing
Open Until Filled
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.

Park Laborer

Parks Laborer, Crew Lead

Parks & Recreation Department

Town of Hartford, Vermont

 

IMMEDIATE OPENING:  The Park Laborer, Crew Lead will serve as a team member for the Parks & Recreation Department, performing a wide variety of duties necessary to maintain all Town parks, recreational facilities and athletic fields centered around the operations of a very dynamic, diverse Nationally Accredited Parks & Recreation Agency.  This is a year-round grade 12 with an hourly starting rate of $19.46 to $29.02 based on experience, fully benefited, full-time, 40 hours per-week position. Benefits include health, dental, vision, state retirement system and more.

 

Successful applicants will have a working knowledge of the operation of a variety of specialized commercial power equipment and resurfacing machines and the understanding of how to care for and maintain parks, athletic field turfgrass, trees, courts and many outdoor and indoor recreational facilities.  High school diploma or G.E.D plus two or more years of relevant work experience or a combination of education and experience, from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired for this position.  The Town of Hartford is a EOE.

To view the full job description, please visit our website at www.hartford-vt.org  or click here

Letter of interest and resumes should be sent by Friday, September 16, 2022 to:

recreation@hartford-vt.org

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
Accounts Specialist

Accounts Specialist - White River Junction, VT

The Hartford Vermont Department of Public Works seeks qualified applicants for the position of Accounts Specialist.  Candidates seeking this full-time position must be attentive to detail and demonstrate a high degree of accuracy.  This position performs a variety of skilled tasks including maintaining financial records associated with departmental operations, requisitions, purchase orders, payments, loan and grant reimbursements, and internal budget updates and projections.

Applicants should possess competence in financial and bookkeeping software and have a solid understanding of current accounting trends. 

This position requires 3 years’ experience in an accounting or bookkeeping role with proficiency and competence in MS Office applications and with bookkeeping and financial software.  Applicants should also be organized with the ability to multitask, prioritize work, remain calm, and meet deadlines while experiencing frequent interruptions and work both independently and cooperatively in an effective manner with a wide variety of staff.  Experience in municipal or other governmental finance is a plus.

A complete job description is available at DPW or Town Hall.  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.