The Town of Granby, Connecticut is seeking an experienced manager with a proven record of sustained successful performance in municipal management. Experienced and professionally trained in public administration and in the areas of general administration, such as finance administration, budgeting and capital programming, purchasing and bid procedures, public works, grant administration, community development, personnel administration, public relations, environmental protection, police administration, social services, education, and intergovernmental relations. Demonstrated ability to prepare and implement the town operating and capital budgets required. Ability to foster strong relationships and partnerships with town staff, town boards, commissions, other municipal departments, state and federal agencies and the business sector desired. The successful candidate should have a proven record in leadership, consensus building and in fostering a congenial work environment. Results oriented, community focused professional with ability to work in a smaller community and fully engage with and be visible in the community is highly desirable.
Granby is governed by Charter, last revised in November of 2012, and operates under a Selectmen/Town Manager form of government established in 1960. A five member Board of Selectmen serves as the town's legislative body. The Manager is appointed at the discretion of the Board as provided in the Charter. Granby has a number of elected boards and commit-tees including, but not limited to: Board of Selectmen, Board of Education and Board of Finance.
The Town Manager oversees an operating budget of approximately 15 million dollars with 100 full and part-time employees (not including school employees.) The administrative staff are well qualified and maintain high levels of professional certifications.
A Master’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field and a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of prior municipal management experience. ICMA Town Manager credentialing preferred.