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Water Resources Superintendent

Water Resources Superintendent – Town of Richmond

The Town of Richmond, VT is recruiting for a Water Resources Superintendent. Applications are due by the end of the day on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

The Richmond Water Resources department has about 500 water and wastewater accounts serving about 1000 people. The wastewater facility has a very active septage receival program. The Superintendent manages three Water Resources Department employees.

The duties for the Water Resources Superintendent include, but are not limited to: Oversee all Water and Wastewater operations, staff management, develop and manage annual budget, emergency response, training of personnel, attend all Water and Sewer Commission meetings, ensure compliance with Town policies, State rules and regulations, OSHA regulations and labor laws.

The successful candidate must have a Grade IV Facility Operator’s Wastewater license and a Class III Water System Operator license. The candidate must also enjoy working independently and assisting the public with excellent follow-through and attention to detail.
Hiring salary for this position is dependent upon qualifications and experience with pay starting at $72,439 per year. Please send cover letter, resume, and three current references by November 30, 2022 to: “Town of Richmond Water Resources Superintendent Search”, P.O. Box 285, Richmond, VT, 05477. Items may also be emailed to jarneson@ richmondvt.gov  Questions may be directed to Josh Arneson, Town Manager, at (802) 434-5170.

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Director of Planning and Zoning

Director of Planning and Zoning– Town of Richmond

The Town of Richmond, VT is recruiting for a full time Director of Planning and Zoning. First review of applications will be December 19, 2022 and the position will remain open until filled.

Richmond is currently implementing the Town Plan that was approved in 2018 and would like to find someone with experience in writing zoning amendments and implementing Town Plans. The duties of the Director of Planning and Zoning include but are not limited to: Research, analyze and interpret social, economic, population and land use data and trends; prepare written reports on various planning matters; compile information, make recommendations and prepare planning reports on special studies pertaining to land use and community development problems; coordinate and manage land use and transportation planning projects; serve as Secretary to the Planning Commission; supervise the Zoning Administrative Officer; and serve as Acting Zoning Administrative Officer when the Zoning Administrative Officer is absent.

The successful candidate must enjoy working independently and assisting the public and town boards/committees with excellent follow-through and attention to detail. Ideally candidates will have experience working with attorneys, engineers and land development professionals. Proficiency in MS Word and Excel with basic GIS capability expected. The full job description is available at www.richmondvt.gov under “Departments/job-listings”. Hiring salary for this position is dependent upon qualifications and experience with pay starting at $68,103 per year with a generous benefits package. Please send cover letter, resume and three current references by December 19, 2022 to: “Town of Richmond Director of Planning and Zoning Search”, P.O. Box 285, Richmond, VT, 05477, or via email to jarneson@richmondvt.gov. Questions may be directed to Josh Arneson, Town Manager, at (802) 434-5170 or jarneson@ richmondvt.gov 

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Police Officer

The Richmond Police Department is currently accepting applications for a Full Time Police Officer and a Full Time School Resource Officer. Our Department’s focus is a community based approach that encourages a collaborative effort utilizing a variety of services in problem solving. Richmond is a quiet suburb in Chittenden County, serving a population of 4,200 citizens.

The Richmond Police Department offers a competitive benefits package including take home cruiser in a 30 mile radius, Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System Group D, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, medical, dental, and life insurance and upon completion of mandatory training, the starting salary is $21.15 per hour, as set forth in the NEPBA (New England Police Benevolence Association) contract. Lateral transfers are eligible to receive credit for experience.

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, nor any habitual or serious traffic offenses, domestic violence or assault convictions. Other violations, which may adversely affect a law enforcement career, will be considered on a case-by case basis.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Vermont State driver’s license.
  • Able to pass Vermont Police Academy entrance exam.
  • Pass Vermont Police Academy Physical Fitness Exam
  • Pass a polygraph and comprehensive background investigation.

Entrance requirements can be found and reviewed at vcjtc.vermont.gov/training/three/entrance-standards

Please submit resumes along with a letter of interest to:

Town of Richmond
Attention: Chief Kyle Kapitanski
203 Bridge Street
Richmond, VT 05477

Or email to: larry.muldoon@ vermont.gov