NOTE: Applications Are Now Accepted ON-LINE!

If you have any questions about posted jobs, need additional accessibility information or require alternative formats, please contact Burlington’s Department of Human Resources or call (802) 865-7145.
200 Church Street, Suite 102, Burlington, VT 05401


Summer Seasonal Positions

Awesome Summer jobs are waiting for you!

You may apply for more than one position with 1 (one) application.  Please select all positions you would like to be considered for on the application.

RATE OF PAY: $10.10 – $15.83 Hourly

  • Day Camp Directors/Counselors
  • Landscaping/Horticulture Maintenance 
  • Basketball Camp Counselors
  • Park Attendants/Event Assistants
  • Track & Field Counselors
  • Beach/Program (WSI) Lifeguards
  • Waterfront Security Guards
  • Dockmasters/Marina Staff
  • Rec Nutrition Counselors
  • Gate Attendants
  • Arborist Assistants
  • Cemetery Maintenance Assistants
  • Campground & Beach Staff  
  • Ice Skating Professional
  • Ice Skating Teacher

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Marketing & Outreach Internship

RATE OF PAY: $10.00 – $15.00 Hourly

Assist in daily activities and longer term marketing planning for BPRW. This is a part time, hourly paid position that will work on site at our Pine Street office and in the field. Additionally, there will be time spent at BPRW parks and events. CLICK HERE for more details and to apply online!

O.N.E. Community Center Program Director

RATE OF PAY: $$15.83 – $20.00 Hourly

The O.N.E. Program Director will work in cooperation with supervisor and the Program Counselor in carrying out specific program activities at the site assigned.  CLICK HERE for more details and to apply online!

O.N.E. Community Center Program Counselor

RATE OF PAY: $12.00 – $15.83 Hourly

The counselor will work in cooperation with the Site Director in carrying out specific program activities at the site assigned. CLICK HERE for more details and to apply online!

Permanent Full Time Positions

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician

Salary: $21.11 – $25.13 Hourly
Job Type: Limited Service Full Time Non Exempt

This position is responsible for maintenance of all existing and future heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems within the public buildings and public park system and various facilities owned by the City including infrastructure within the Burlington harbor.  In addition, this position performs skilled technical work in the repair, replacement, and installation of HVAC equipment, and assists in plan development, coordinating HVAC work and execution of daily, monthly, bi-annual, and annual work order requests.
Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for obtaining permits, scheduling and completing inspections.
  • Responsible for completing, maintaining, tracking, and submitting work orders through Facility Dude Maintenance Tracking System completing/scheduling/assigning tasks as required.
  • Assists the Facilities Maintenance Manager and Park Superintendent in prioritizing work requests.
  • Is an active representative for the City in working with private companies or contractors on City systems or equipment by coordinating work as necessary.
  • Develop and present cost estimates and scopes of work, develop and manage accurate project documents.
  • Assist in preparing project plans and specifications, obtaining price quotes and proposals, preparing bid documents and related contracts, monitoring and administering contracts, managing consultant and contract processes, and review/comment on improvements through project completion.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance inspections, and adjust, clean and calibrate various systems to assure proper system operations.
  • Replace expansion valves, compressors, motors, coil units and other component parts.
  • Troubleshoot and repairs direct digital and pneumatic control systems.
  • Check distribution for proper velocity, volume, temperature, pressure, etc.
  • Provide technical assistance for the replacement, expansion and modifications of existing systems.
  • Prepare records and reports that describe procedures, action taken and recommended solutions.
  • Maintain vehicle, parts and tools in an organized way.
  • Establish and solicit price estimates, make recommendations for purchasing, and develop specifications on equipment/appliances/etc. on behalf of the Facilities Maintenance Manager.
  • Participate positively in department staff meetings, safety committee meetings and professional development/cultural diversity trainings.
  • Respond to emergency service requests.
  • Perform on-site inspections to ensure the successful completion of parks/capital improvement projects.

CLICK HERE for more details and to apply online!


Arborist Technician

RATE OF PAY: $21.20 – $25.23 Hourly
POSITION STATUS: Regular Full Time Non Exempt

This position is responsible for assisting the City Arborist in the care and maintenance of the City’s public trees, flowerbeds/shrub beds, and for tree trimming around utility lines.  In addition, this position is responsible for assisting to maintain the City’s ArcGIS tree inventory, including data collection and updated work history and for carrying out specialty maintenance as required.

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform tree trimming around electric utility lines in accordance with ANSI Z133 standards.
  • Removal of trees and shrubs in accordance with ANSI Z133 standards.
  • Planting of trees, shrubs and flowers in accordance with ANSI Z60.1 standards.
  • Assist in selecting plant species, sourcing, inspecting and executing purchase and delivery of trees, shrubs, materials, supplies, flowers etc. as required.
  • Perform the maintenance, installation and design of flower beds throughout the City.
  • Perform cultural practices on all public trees including, but not limited to pruning, cabling and bracing, fertilizing, aerating, vertical mulching and root pruning in accordance with ANSI A300 standards.
  • Perform safe work practices for vehicle traffic and pedestrian worksite set-up.
  • Assist in updating an inventory of street, park and cemetery trees in the city.
  • Collect information on public trees including location, caliper/diameter, species, and condition issues.
  • Record tree information in the field using GIS software and handheld GPS unit.
  • Conduct field survey using a Department vehicle and City owned equipment in all weather conditions.
  • Coordinate data/ information between the Department’s Trees & Greenways Division and City’s IT Division.
  • Train and supervise seasonal workers as required.
  • Inspect and diagnose insect and disease problems and recommend and apply appropriate treatments on public vegetation.
  • Perform mechanical and cultural practices, including pesticide or herbicide applications on vegetation as required.  Effectively communicate with and assist other department divisions with work tasks in a timely manner.
  • Operate snow removal equipment as directed.

CLICK HERE for more details and to apply online!


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