Career Opportunities & Internships

Welcome to the Town of Barrington’s Career Opportunities & Internships page and Thank You for your interest in joining our team.


Unless otherwise stated below, please use our on-line Employment Application to apply.


All applications are reviewed in Human Resources for minimum employment qualifications. The requesting department typically determines which qualified applicants will receive an invitation for an interview.


Interviews and/or testing may not be conducted for 2-6 weeks after the posting removal date. A Human Resources representative will contact applicants as necessary during the screening and selection process. 


Reasonable Accommodations - It is the practice of the Town of Barrington to provide reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified disabled employees, and applicants for employment provided the Town receives appropriate notice of the accommodation needs as required by State and Federal Law. 

Your continued patience during the entire selection process is greatly appreciated. 


Employment Opportunities

The Town of Barrington is presently receiving employment applications for the following position(s):

If no positions are listed below, this would signify "No Current Job Openings".

Job Internships

Town of Barrington Internships

Part Time Police/Fire Dispatcher

We are seeking a Part Time police and Fire Dispatcher for the third shift.

$18. Per hour after training.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Answer incoming emergency and non-emergency telephone calls (8 business lines, 2 emergency lines and 3 emergency 911 lines. 

  • Dispatch public safety personnel and equipment, via radio to calls for service.

  • Enter and Receive information/data through department computer and records management system (IMC).

  • Operate Police Department radios- 4 channels and Fire Department radios –2 channels

  • Greet and assist civilians with reports, copies, directions, etc.

  • Operate national computer system (RILETS) for license/registration checks, wants, etc.

  • Acquire a thorough knowledge of the location and layout of streets, town buildings, and other significant areas of the community. 

  • Keep Shift Supervisors abreast of officer activity and calls for service.


Other Duties (include but not limited to):

  • Operate and monitor Fire Department alarm system

  • Monitor security cameras


Desired Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

  • Familiarity with computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Ability to work accurately and independently.

  • IMC software or equivalent database software preferred.


Work Environment:

  • Office environment; protected from the elements, but subject to occasional temperature changes and/or noise level fluctuations.

  • This position requires the ability to work all shifts, including overnight shifts.

  • This position requires the ability to report to work in all weather conditions.

  • This position may require overtime in emergency conditions.

Senior Services Bus Driver

12 hours

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9:30 to 1:30

$13. Per hour




  • Transport town senior citizens from their homes to the Senior Center and back.

  • Transport Senior Center participants from Center to specifically arranged locations, according to program.

- Assist passengers getting on and off the bus.

- Pick up residents at specified times to bring them to town shopping centers and then home. 

- Transport residents, when schedule permits, to doctors’ appointments in Barrington or on the Wampanoag Trail.

  • Be responsible for proper maintenance of the bus and for optimum performance, safety and appearance inside and out.

- Maintain transportation list.

- Pick up and/or deliver items related to Senior Center, when schedule permits.

  • Meet with director periodically for discussion and evaluation of procedures.




- Current Driver’s License

- Experience in driving a bus or van

- Successful background check

- Cheerfulness, patience, promptness and sense of responsibility

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).