The Town of Weathersfield (pop. 2,759), seeks a collaborative and dynamic Municipal Manager to serve as its chief administrative officer. This historic town on the Connecticut River in southeastern Vermont maintains a strong tradition of civic engagement. Its covered bridges and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities reflect quintessential Vermont living, yet the town is not far from Boston, New York, and Montreal.
The manager reports to a five-member selectboard and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the town, including management of the local water utility. The manager supervises 12 full-time and seven part-time employees, administers a $2.9 million operating budget, and oversees all personnel, finances, and operations of the town. A detailed job description is available at www.weathersfieldvt.org.
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent municipal management experience is required; a master’s degree in public administration, business management or a closely related field is preferred. Previous experience in municipal government desired. Salary is 70,000-80,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications; excellent benefits provided. The manager is encouraged but not required to reside in town.
To apply in confidence, please email cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references by Monday, October 21, 2019, to email@example.com with “Weathersfield” as the subject.