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

Board of Registrars

The Hardwick Board of Registrars is seeking an individual to fill a vacant position on the Board of Registrars. The following is the minimum criteria to apply for the position:

  • The individual shall be a registered voter and have been enrolled in the DEMOCRATIC PARTY for a minimum of the last two years
  • Shall not hold another appointed or elected position in the Town of Hardwick
  • Possess good communication skills to work with the publi
  • Possess filing skills, attention to detail, ability to follow direction and have general computer skills
  • Flexibility to work daytime and minimal evening hours at certain political timeframes during the year that are dictated by Massachusetts General Law.
  • This position is on an as needed basis.
  • Attend Board of Registrar meetings on an as needed basis.

Hours worked are on an "as needed" basis. This position is paid on an hourly basis.

Submit your letter of interest to the Hardwick Board of Selectmen, PO Box 575, Gilbertville, MA 01031.

For more information call Paula L. Roberts, Town Clerk – Hardwick at 413-477-6700.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

The Town of Hardwick, MA is seeking qualified candidates for the  position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. This Operator will participate in the operation of all plant treatment processes. Responsibilities include operating pumps, motors, blowers, chemical feed systems, preventative and corrective maintenance and performing basic laboratory analysis, sample collection and process control for an extended aeration and SBR facility. The Operator works under the general direction of the Superintendent of Wastewater Pollution Control.  Requirements: high school diploma or equivalent, a valid MA driver’s license, a valid MA grade 4C Wastewater Operators license or the ability to secure this license in 6 months. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions; read operations manuals and good verbal skills. Experience with the operation and maintenance of extended aeration and SBR treatment processes a plus. Position is 40 hours/week with rotational weekend, holiday and on call coverage required.  For consideration, send cover letter and resume to Theresa Cofske, Town Administrator, P.O. Box 575, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA 01031.

Highway Department, Highway Working Forman

The Hardwick Board of Selectmen is seeking qualified applicants to fill the full-time Highway Working Forman 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 maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control.

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 and a detailed job description are available at the Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA or online by clicking the links in this sentence. Interested candidates are requested to forward their resumes and employment application to: Board of Selectmen, PO Box 575, Gilbertville, MA 01031-0575. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


The Hardwick Board of Selectmen is seeking qualified applicants to fill a part-time laborer position at the Recycling Center. The salary for this position is $11.00 per hour. Hours are Wednesdays 9-11 AM and Saturdays 8 AM - Noon. Applications are available at the Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA or online. 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