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.

Board of Registrars

The Hardwick Board of Registrars is seeking an individual to fill a vacant poposition on the Board of Registrars on an as-needed basis. The individual shall be a registered voter and have been enrolled in the DEMOCRATIC PARTY for a minimum of the last two years. For complete details and how to apply, click here.

Finance Committee Member

The Town of Hardwick is seeking registered voters to serve on the Town’s Finance Committee. The Finance Committee is the principal financial advisor to the Town Meeting and is a deliberative, rather than a decision-making body. Finance Committee responsibilities are set forth in Massachusetts General Law Chapter 39, §16 and Town by-laws. The Finance Committee is also charged with managing the Town's appropriated Reserve Fund in which the Committee votes to disburse money from this fund, upon the request of the Board of Selectmen, when unforeseen or extraordinary events occur. For complete details and how to apply, click here.

Truck Driver/Laborer - Highway Department

The purpose of this position is to assist in providing maintenance on Highway Department vehicles and equipment, and to operate heavy and light motor equipment and operate highway trucks and plows, mowing, trimming and perform manual work on construction, maintenance or repair projects of the Highway Department; all other related work as required.

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

Interested candidates are requested to forward their resumes and employment application to: Board of Selectmen, P.O. Box 575, Gilbertville, MA  01031-0575 or Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Part Time Laborer - RECYCLING CENTER

The Hardwick Board of Selectmen is seeking qualified applicants to fill a part-time laborer position at the Recycling Center. Hours are Wednesdays 9 - 11a.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m. - Noon. Applications are available at the Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA or online here. For more information, please contact the Town Administrator at (413) 477-6197 x101.

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 EdHood at or 477-1061
  • 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