The Town of Essex and Village of Essex Junction, Vermont are seeking an Assistant Manager to work under the Unified Town/Village Manager in areas such as personnel oversight, diversity and inclusion, project management, operational management, departmental management, and leadership. This position will provide direct oversight and leadership to Essex Free Library, Brownell Library, Essex Parks and Recreation, Essex Junction Recreation and Parks, and Assessing. This position will also interact frequently with the Town Selectboard and the Village Board of Trustees, including attendance of board meetings.
This position works under the direction of the Unified Manager and works in accordance with all Town policies. In general, the regular work hours per week are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. However, hours may vary depending upon needs of the municipality. Attendance at Village Trustee and Town Selectboard meetings, and other boards and committees/commissions as required.
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, or other relevant field, and four (4) years of responsible experience in local governmental administration or other equivalent work experience; MPA preferred. Previous supervisory experience is also preferred.
The minimum starting salary for this full-time position is $85,000 with the actual starting salary dependent on experience and education. Applications can be submitted online by clicking "Apply for this job". This position has excellent health, dental, vision, life, short/long term disability, retirement benefits, and paid leave. This position is open until November 6, 2020 at which point we will begin reviewing applications.
The Town of Essex is an equal opportunity employer.