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.

Finance Committee

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. The following are minimum requirements to apply for the position:

  • Shall not hold another appointed or elected position in the Town of Hardwick.
  • Possess good communication skills in working with the public.
  • Attention to detail, ability to follow direction and have good general PC skills.
  • Attend Finance Committee meetings throughout the year.
  • Accounting background is highly desirable but not a requirement.

If interested, please submit your letter of interest to:
Town Moderator, P. O. Box 575, Gilbertville, MA  01031-0575

For more information please call Ryan J. Witkos at (413) 477-6700.

Board of Health Clerk

Part-time; 2-3 days per week, 6-9 hours per week. Applications accepted up until the position is filled. Applicants should be available to interview within days after submitting their application and to start July 19. Click here for complete details.

Interested candidates are requested to forward their resumes and employment application to:  Board of Health, P.O. Box 575, Gilbertville, MA 01031-0575 or

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