City Employment & Volunteer 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.

Police Chief
Application Deadline: February 23, 2018

The City of South Burlington is seeking a Chief of Police to lead a dynamic police department. The Police Chief will be a transformative and visionary leader. The Police Chief is the public face of the South Burlington police department and fosters effective relationships within the department and with the community, elected officials, and City administration.  Possessing outstanding communication, advocacy and strategic thinking skills, the successful candidate will demonstrate a creative and proactive law enforcement background, with a proven track record in effective change management, 21st Century policing and innovative strategic leadership. Department comprised of 44 sworn and 9 civilian members. VIEW JOB DESCRIPTION

Stormwater Project Manager
Position open until filled. Full-time.
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. VIEW JOB DESCRIPTION 

Highway Maintenance Worker
Immediate need to fill vacancy. Full-time.

Manual work of a routine nature in performing highway construction and maintenance activities.  All other work as assigned.  VIEW JOB DESCRIPTION

Children's Librarian—South Burlington Public Library
Immediate need to fill vacancy. Full-time.
Plans and manages the comprehensive program of children’s library services. Experience working collaboratively with librarians, parents, and local school teachers to meet the needs of the community. Operates the Bookmobile program and additional programming during school vacations. Experience in building and maintaining a collection as well as experience in grant-writing. VIEW JOB DESCRIPTION
Public Services Specialist—Public Works

Immediate need to fill vacancy. Full-time. 
The Public Services Specialist is the first point of contact for citizens and the general public contacting the Department of Public Works. This position will welcome and visitors and aid them in requests, including forms and applications.  The specialist will provide exceptional customer service and accurate and timely work products.  VIEW JOB DESCRIPTION

Police Officer(s)

Police officer with carWe 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.  

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


  1. Complete a city employment application form.
  2. Compile requested materials.
  3. Submit your application.

Questions?  Call us at 802.846.4107 or email