The Town of Winterport is accepting applications for the position of Town Manager. Winterport is a small New England town located in Waldo County, along the banks of the Penobscot River and located just 12 miles south of Bangor, Maine’s 3rd largest city. It retains its 19th century charm which blends well with its 21st century conveniences. From a thriving downtown to a heavily utilized waterfront and with community spirit and involvement, Winterport offers an excellent community to live and work in.
Winterport has a year round population of 3,817 with a municipal budget of $2.7 million, 5 full time employees and 4 part time employees. Winterport has a Charter with a Town Manager/Selectboard/Town Meeting form of government which includes a 5 member Council elected with staggered terms.
The Council is seeking candidates with a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated municipal management experience as a Manager or similar related position. Knowledge/experience in areas of budget/finance, grant writing and implementation, human resource, planning, policy management and project management are desired. Strong background and awareness of technology and its application in a municipal setting is desired. Superior supervisory and organizational skills, excellent written and oral communications, as well as excellent interpersonal skills are required. Leadership with integrity, honesty, openness and humor combined with creative problem solving will be essential. The successful candidate is expected to become an active member of the community and residency in Winterport is desired but not mandatory.
Applicants will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or a closely related field with a Master’s degree preferred. Salary range is $85,000 to $105,000 to be determined based on experience and qualifications.
Submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements and five (5) references by October 25, 2022 to:
Winterport Town Manager Search
Eaton Peabody Consulting Group
Attn: Don Gerrish
77 Sewall Street, Suite 3000
Augusta, Maine 04330
The Town of Winterport is an equal opportunity employer.