Job Openings

The latest job opportunities are listed below.

Current Opportunities


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


The Town of Barrington is seeking an experienced Tax Assessor to join our diverse and enthusiastic team.  Reporting to the Town Manager, the Tax Assessor is primarily responsible for:

  • The setting of an assessed valuation for the purposes of taxation on all taxable real estate and personal property.

  • The preparation of an assessment and tax roll for the Town in the manner provided by state law and town ordinance.

  • Conducting a periodic revaluation of the Town as required by law, and the discharge of all duties and responsibilities prescribed for tax assessors by State Law. 

  • Processing all tax exemptions and abatements.

  • Determine how properties are used and assign classifications.

  • Prepare valuation schedules for neighborhoods.

  • Maintain a database maps of all Barrington properties.

  • Coordinate all aspects of the Board of Assessment Review.

  • Notify taxpayers annually of the classification and market value of their properties.

  • Inspect residential properties to look for changes that would affect market value, including improvements or deterioration.

  • Gather, edit, and sort, and report property sales data.


In addition to a bachelor’s degree, the ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of recent and progressively responsible property evaluation/tax assessing experience, preferably in the public sector.  A Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE) designation from the International Association of Assessing Officers or a RI Certified Assessor (RICAP) designation is preferred as is experience in Vision software.  Starting salary is approximately $65,000, to $75,000 based on experience.


Interested candidates should forward a resume and letter of interest to the Director of Human Resources at Resumes reviewed as they are received.


Barrington is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Woman and Minorities are encouraged to apply.


Barrington Fire Department Firefighter


Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

The Barrington Fire Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of firefighter. The individual should demonstrate good moral character and judgement, be able to handle high pressure situations, and demonstrate good problem-solving and leadership skills. The Town of Barrington's Fire Department is an integral part of the public safety system in the Town and continually strives to provide a caring, courteous and a highly competent Fire and Rescue Emergency service. We service over 17,000 residents and a small business district in town. With over 19 miles of coastline, Barrington is known as a seaside community with a beautiful town beach and five marinas.


Salary: $45,090.74 with regular step increases to $62,792.89.

Minimum Application Requirements:

  1. Minimum age of 18 years at the time of application

  2. High School Diploma or GED

  3. Valid Motor Vehicle License & Good Driving Record

  4. Clean Criminal History

  5. Current Nationally Registered EMT.

  6. Valid RIAFC Physical Performance Assessment, within one year of application

Applications are available at the Public Safety Building located at 100 Federal Road in Barrington, or at the Human Resources Office located at 283 County Road in Barrington.

Applications will be accepted until 12:00 P.M. on November 20th 2020.

Selection Process:

You must present the original and submit a copy of the following documents with the application:

  1. Current motor vehicle license

  2. Nationally registered EMT

  3. Current RIAFC Physical Performance Assessment, within one year of application

The application and all documentation must be returned in person by 12:00 P.M. on November 20th 2020

All packages must be complete to be considered

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).

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

© 2023 by Name of Site. Proudly created with