Human Resources

Career & Internship Openings

Thank you for your interest in enhancing your career with the City of Burlington!

We are a celebrated, vibrant, small city located on the eastern shoreline of Lake Champlain. Burlingtonians are diverse, forward-thinking citizens, surrounded by scenic beauty and recreational opportunities. We are steeped in arts and culture, and are engaged in the growth of our economy. Whether you are living in Burlington or relocating here, we are glad you have found us.  

All of our available positions for full-time and part-time, temporary, seasonal roles and internships are hosted on Government Jobs.

This applicant tracking tool allows you to view details about positions, apply, and save industry/skill preferences in order to receive updates about roles that meet your criteria.

Why the City of Burlington?

We are deeply committed to contributing to our beautiful and thriving community.  Burlington has been named the best place to live in America according to CNBC.

We have positions at every level and in every one of our 19 departments across the City.

We offer employees a generous benefit package in order to provide support to our employees and their families. We offer excellent coverage with low out-of-pocket maximums.   Learn more about our benefits.

We also offer an award-winning Employee Wellness Program. Learn more about our Wellness initiatives.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

We believe in promoting a culture that reveres diversity and equity. The City of Burlington is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are strongly committed to creating a dynamic and equitable work-force that mirrors the population and world that we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of political or religious affiliation, race, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, crime victim status, veteran status, disability, HIV positive status, or genetic information in employment or the provision of services.
In addition to being an equal opportunity employer we actively encourage applicants who can contribute to our growing diversity to apply.

Application Tips

Identify an opportunity that interests you through the online job application system. Listings are updated daily.  You must apply for each job individually.  

In order to be considered you must include the following (unless indicated otherwise):

  • A cover letter that is specific to the role you are applying for
  • A resume that is pertinent to the role you are applying for
  • Provide professional, not personal references
  • Keep in mind that search processes take time

Applications that do not include all of the required documents will not be considered.

Need Help Applying?

Please refer to the Government Jobs help site for comprehensive guidance on how to create an account, reset a password, or get support on applying.

For any questions regarding your submitted application, email careers@burlingtonvt.gov or call us at 802.540.3057.