Town Administrator

Town of Nahant, MA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $97,635 - $119,112.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 3,410
  • Where: 334 Nahant Rdn , Nahant, MA
  • Form of Government: Town Meeting

Post Date: Apr 11 2018

Deadline: Jun 1 2018

Please email cover letter, resume and salary history to the Town Administrator Search Committee at


The town of Nahant, population 3,500 seeks a dynamic and energetic candidate for the position of Town Administrator. Appointed by an elected three member Board of Selectmen, the Town Administrator is the chief administrative and finance officer of the town and is responsible for appointments, subject to the approval of the Selectmen. The incumbent is responsible for fiscal management, capital planning, collective bargaining, labor relations, public construction and procurement. The current operating budget for Nahant is approximately $14 million, and includes enterprise fund accounting for water, sewer, and trash removal. Education and experience requirements: at a minimum a Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of professional experience in public administration and/or business in performing the duties set forth in the Town Administrator Act of 1992 (text of the Act is available on the Nahant Web site at:
Compensation $97,635 to $119,112 depending upon qualifications and experience. The position is open until filled. Current Interim Town Administrator is not a candidate for the position. Residency is not required. A search committee will be reviewing applications with a deadline of June 1, 2018. The position is expected to be filled after interviews with the Board of Selectmen, and will be open until signing of an employment contract anticipated to be in August of 2018. To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and salary history to the Town Administrator Search Committee at Further information about the position and Nahant can be found at
Nahant is an EOE/AA employer.

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