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.

Highway Department
Highway Working Foreman

The Hardwick Board of Selectmen is seeking qualified applicants to fill the full-time Highway Working Foreman position for the Hardwick Highway Department.  The purpose of this position is to provide direct in-field supervision of employees working on all phases of Highway Department construction, maintenance, repair operations and performs all other related work as required. Repairing heavy equipment and large trucks is essential to the position. The Highway Working Foreman is responsible for maintain and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her control as delegated by the Highway Superintendent.

Applicants must have a minimum of (5) years experience in highway/roadway maintenance and construction, including heavy equipment operation and field supervision.  Applicants must possess a valid C.D.L. Class B License with airbrake endorsement (C.D.L. Class A License is preferred) and a valid Massachusetts Hoisting Engineer License Class 2A.

The employment application is available through the Hardwick Highway Department, 179 Petersham Road, Hardwick, MA. If interested in applying for the position, you may contact Highway Superintendent at (413) 477-6705 or by email at  or online at

Interested candidates are requested to forward their resumes and employment application to:
Hardwick Highway Department, P.O. Box 575, Gilbertville, MA  01031-0575 or by email at

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