Job Details

Town Manager
Town of South Berwick, ME
Job Description

The Town of South Berwick is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Town Manager. South Berwick is a town in southern Maine, bordering NH, with a population of 7500, steeped in history, and voted nationally as “one of the best places to raise children.” South Berwick operates with a town council/manager form of government.


• Serve at the will of the Town Council subject to the South Berwick Town Charter

• Administrative head of all town operations

• Prepare and administer budget annually

• Act as appointed Treasurer, Tax Collector, Road Commissioner/ Public Works Director, and Agent for the Overseers of the Poor.

• See that all laws and ordinances governing the town are faithfully administered


• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Public Administration or Business Administration, or commensurate work experience in leadership or managerial position(s)

• Proven longevity in previous positions

• Minimum of 4 years as a town, city, or county manager/administrator in a town council/manager local government

• Certification, or the ability to be certified by the Maine Town and City organization, is preferred

• Strong financial and planning skills

• Strong communication skills

• Ability to deal with ambiguity

• Desire to promote an open, collaborative, team environment

Salary and Benefits are commensurate with experience and proven abilities.

Additional Information is available, upon request, to or 207-384-3015

Resumes must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 14, 2020 addressed to:

Attention: Town Manager Search
Town of South Berwick
180 Main Street
South Berwick, ME 03908

Additional information can be found at

Job Details
Job Function:
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type:
Full Time
Town of South Berwick
180 Main St
South Berwick, ME 03908-1508
United States
Population: 7,260
Form of Government: Council-Manager

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