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

Public Works Department

Sewer Operator Laborer 


The Barrington Public Works department has an opening for a full time, safety minded Laborer/Wastewater treatment worker (first shift). Incumbent performs a variety of general duties in regards to the daily operations of the Town. Duties include: a variety of tasks and operations in wastewater treatment, plowing, landscape, maintenance, carpentry, field maintenance, etc.


Prior experience in a similar capacity preferred. 

Candidates must be mechanically inclined and be familiar with such equipment.


Must have a current CDL and good driving record,

Must pass a physical and drug test.

Must be flexible to work during storms or emergencies.

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

Must obtain a wastewater certification within 18 months of employment.


Salary $44,367 to start, $45,845 upon successful completion of probation.


Interested candidates should forward their application/resume to Director of Human Resources at or Human Resources, 283 County Rd. Barrington, RI 02806.


Harbor Patrol 


The Town of Barrington has a seasonal opening for an experienced Boater for the Barrington waters. The Barrington Harbor Patrol is a seasonal, part time position working from April to October. Attachment


Harbor Patrol Wanted

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


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prescription Drug Coverage and Medicare attachment


Title VI Policy Statement 2017.4


MariAnn Oliveira, Director

  • Phone: 247-1900 x8

Office Hours

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


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

Town of Barrington

283 County Road

Barrington, RI 02806-2406

Town Hall Hours:

8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Monday

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday

8:30 a.m.-NOON Friday

Phone: (401) 247-1900

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