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Contact the Town:
  • Town of Pownal
  • 467 Center Street
  • PO Box 411
  • Pownal, VT 05261
  • Town Clerk: (802) 823-7757
  • Selectmen: (802) 823-0132
  • Fax: (802) 949-7071

Employment Application

We will list any employment opportunities with the Town here.

View Town Position Vacancies that are currently available.


Part Time, stipend, as needed hours. Must possess a valid driver's license. Willing to work during winter, and other inclimate weather conditions, capable of lifting 50+ pounds and in good physical condition. Must be a self-starter and able to work alone at times with little supervision. Recommended by the Town Select Board, appointed by the Commissioner of Public Health. Town Health Officer is given Authority by Vermont Law to investigate and mitigate any potential or existing Health Hazard in Town. Reports to the Board of Health (Select Board), Investigates all complaints and has extensive authority to take emergency mitigation steps and may enforce any State Health Regulation and local health ordinances. When Exercising authority, must be careful to follow the due process procedures outlined in the Health Officer Manual. Must become familiar with Vermont Statutes that apply to the local Board of Health. There is no requirement for specific professional training or education to serve as a town health officer. Periodic training is offered by Vermont League of cities and Towns. Have ability to maintain detailed logs and reports containing legal information. Ability to work well with the public. Computer experience in Microsoft Products preferred. Will be responsible for answering complaints, issuing violation orders, and inspecting. To apply, obtain and complete an application for employment from the Town clerk, send the completed application and a confidential letter of interest detailing any experience and qualifications plus three professional references to:

Town of Pownal - Att: Town Health Officer Position
C/O Michael A. Walker, Town Administrator
PO Box 411, 467 Center Street
Pownal, VT 02561-0411

or email town.administrator@townofpownal.org with Health Officer Position in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM Monday, August 26th 2019 and subject to select board approval. Position start date of September 2, 2019 . E.O.E. The policy of the Town of Pownal is to provide consideration for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, place of birth, marital status, disability, veterans status, HIV status, pregnancy, crime victim genetic information, or any other category of person protected under state or Federal law.

Nondiscrimination Statement

The Town of Pownal is dedicated to providing a nondiscriminatory working environment and equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, race, national origin, color, ethnicity, genetics, religion, gender, gender preference, pregnancy, disabilities, marital status, veteran status, ancestry or political affiliation.

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