The Town of Hardwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.

Provided below is a list of available employment opportunities with a brief job description of each. Current employees that are interested are encouraged to apply. All positions will be posted on the Town’s website and will remain open until the positions are filled.

Town Accountant

The Town Accountant is responsible for the administration of the town’s accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, financial statements and reports, cash and fund reconciliation, and fixed asset and general inventory control. The Town Accountant ensures that all transactions conform to Massachusetts General Laws and sound municipal accounting practices.
The full-time position of Accountant is appointment by the Selectboard and has everyday supervision by the Town Administrator. For complete job description click here.

Email resume and cover letter to or via post to Town of Hardwick, Town Administrator, PO Box 575 Gilbertville, MA 01031 by May 2, 2022.

Full-Time Highway Department Laborer - Mower/Truck Driver

The duties of this laborer position are but not limited to mowing, trimming, and operating other light pieces of equipment along with highway trucks which include winter plowing. Will also perform manual work on construction, maintenance or repair projects of the Highway Department; along with all other related work as required and directed by the Superintendent of Streets. This is a 40-hour per week position with possible overtime, especially during the winter months.

Preferred candidate would have experience in mowing, trimming, highway/roadway maintenance and construction, including light equipment operation. Applicants must possess a valid Class B CDL License with airbrake endorsement and a valid Class 2A Massachusetts Hoisting Engineer License. Should an applicant without these licenses be considered, the individual must obtain the licenses within (6) six months of employment.

If interested, forward resume and/or applications, which can be found on the Town website to:
Town of Hardwick, Highway Department, P.O. Box 575, Gilbertville, MA 01031-0575 or  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Part-Time Recycling Laborer

7 hours per week
Wednesday 8:45 am- 11:15 am and Saturday 7:45 am - 12:15 pm
$11.00 per hour, no benefits

Accept and sort recycling, electronic waste, and swap shed donations at the Hardwick Recycling Center Work involves outdoor physical activity year round including shovelling snow. Works under the supervision of the Recycling Coordinator. Valid Driver’s License is helpful. 

Contact for an application.

Hardwick - Volunteers Needed

Being a member of a Board, Commission or Committee is a way to give back to the community in which you live. It can be a rewarding experience to know you are shaping and making a difference in your community.

Throughout the year different positions open up on Boards/Commissions and Committees and the Board of Selectmen is always looking for applicants who are interested in filling these vacancies. Whether you’re interested in recreation activities, land-use practices, natural resources, emergency planning, agricultural activities, municipal finances, veteran services, etc., the Town of Hardwick has opportunities for you to volunteer to share your time and talents. 

The following vacancies need to be filled:

  • Agricultural Commission
  • Ware/Hardwick Ambulance Oversight Committee
  • Hardwick-New Braintree Cultural Council: contact Maureen Tobin at
  • Arts Council
  • Council on Aging
  • Election Poll Workers
  • Emergency Management Planning – Assistant Director
  • Historical Commission
  • Parks & Recreation Commission
  • Personnel Committee
  • Town House Bell Ringer
  • Town House Advisory Committee
  • Veteran’s Services Officer - Assistant
  • Youth Commission
  • Zoning Board of Appeals

If you would like to volunteer for an open position, please send a letter of interest to the Board of Selectmen. You may submit by the following methods:

Mail: Town of Hardwick, Board of Selectmen, P.O. Box 575, Gilbertville MA 01031
Fax: (413) 477-6703

Hand Deliver: Town Administrator, Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA