Human Resources

Human Resources

The Human Resource Department of the Town of Barrington is responsible for all aspects of Personnel Management. Our goal is to provide excellent service to our diverse municipal workforce, departments and the general public. We accomplish this by providing managers with employment services, consultative advice, policy and procedural guidelines, and employee motivation and development tools. For our employees, the HR department provides employee advocacy, benefit issue resolution, equal employment opportunity assurance and skill enhancement training. Overall we strive for the highest standards in providing quality service and creating a work environment that attracts, retains, and rewards talented and motivated people.


Employment Opportunities

Director of Public Works
Town of Barrington

The Town of Barrington is seeking an experienced leader for the position of Director of Public Works.This position is responsible for management of the daily activities of a productive department that includes 26 FTE’s and several seasonal FTE’s. The department maintains approximately 110 miles of roads, operates two wastewater treatment plans and cares for several parks, opens spaces, and public facilities.

The Director will perform engineering work in the wastewater collection and pumping station analysis as well as engineering planning and design projects.

The successful candidate possesses integrity, exceptional interpersonal skills and a proven ability to foster a positive work environment. Candidates must possess a minimum of five years municipal public works experience, site development experience, wastewater operation services, sound budgeting abilities, strong communication skills and experience in a union environment. A bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering is preferred. Director must be available at all hours as needed to deal with emergency or special situations.

This position will remain open until filled with a first review of applications on January 5, 2018.Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and salary history to



The Town of Barrington is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Town of Barrington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. The Town of Barrington does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).



See also: Employment Application



Forms & Documents

The employment application form, change of address form and other forms and documents can be found here.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act 1964 and Civil Rights Restoration Act or 1987 - Town of Barrington's Title VI Policy Statement

Title VI Policy Statement 2017.4


MariAnn Oliveira, Director

Office Hours & Location

Office hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Office location: Second floor of Town Hall, 283 County Road