The Town of Dennis is seeking qualified applicants with exceptional leadership qualities for the position of Assistant Town Administrator. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in managing diverse projects, analyzing challenging administrative issues, and recommending solutions. Working with the Town Administrator this position requires excellent communication skills, both oral and written and the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, including employees, citizens, boards, committees, and professional organizations.
This position is responsible for assisting the Town Administrator with project management, including procurement and facility projects, town meeting development, as well as administrative and management duties, as assigned. Qualified applicants must have knowledge of Mass General Law, Open Meeting Law, and Mass Procurement Law. Applicants must be able to attend nightly meetings.
The minimum qualifications for the position includes a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or a closely related field with minimum of five (5) years’ experience in local government management. A Master’s degree in Public Administration is preferred. Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official (MCPPO) Certification, a plus. Town residency is not required.
Final candidate must successfully pass the pre-employment process which includes a thorough background investigation of employment, education history and criminal history.