Job Details

Town Manager
Town of Provincetown, MA
Job Description

Provincetown, MA (3,000 pop. soaring to as many as 60,000 in summer), is seeking an experienced and dynamic municipal management professional with exceptional leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, to serve as its next Town Manager and to help the Town move in a new direction. This vibrant and historic community is located at the northern tip of the Cape Cod peninsula in Massachusetts, approximately 115 miles from Boston. Provincetown has a compact urban character and year-round residents are a close-knit group of people who tend to be highly involved with the Town. Tourism, the economic engine driving Provincetown, is progressing from a seasonal to a year-round business. The need for housing, particularly workforce housing, has reached a crisis level. Provincetown is led by a five-member Select Board, has an open town meeting form of government, and a total operating budget of approximately $29.6 mil. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or related field (Master’s degree preferred) and at least 3-5 years of experience in a compensated managerial municipal position, with experience as a municipal department head, assistant town manager, or town manager preferred. Candidates having experience with a tourism-based economy, housing challenges, and public-private partnerships are preferred. Candidates should have a proven record of leadership and strategic vision, and be innovative, team oriented, and able to build strong relationships with appointed/elected officials, citizens, and town employees. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package including health and retirement plans and an annual salary of $185K to $195K, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Provincetown is an EOE employer.

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Job Details
Total compensation package negotiable , DOQ
Job Function:
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type:
Full Time
No preference
Town of Provincetown
260 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657-2213
United States
Form of Government: Council-Manager