Town Manager

Town of Hamilton, MA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $140,000. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 7,764
  • Where: 577 Bay Road, Hamilton, Ma 01936
  • Form of Government: Town Meeting

Post Date: Jun 5 2018

Deadline: Jun 29 2018

Résumés and cover letters via email, in confidence, by June 29, 2018, to: Subject: Hamilton Town Manager Search. Please submit a single PDF containing both cover letter and résumé.


Hamilton, MA (8,000 pop.), is seeking a Town Manager with strong leadership abilities and municipal management experience as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. This quiet community is located in Eastern Massachusetts, approximately 23 miles northeast of Boston. A principally residential community, Hamilton has a AAA credit rating, strong finances, and an excellent public school system. Hamilton is led by a five-member Board of Selectmen, has an Open Town Meeting form of government, and an FY19 recommended budget of approximately $30.5 million. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in public administration or related field and at least three to five years of progressive and relevant management experience, with demonstrated skills and abilities in municipal finance, human resource administration, community planning, project management, municipal procurement, team building, and intergovernmental relations. Candidates should have a proven record of municipal leadership and team building, and be able to build cooperative relationships with appointed/elected officials, residents, and town employees. Annual salary: $140K+/-. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package including health and retirement plans, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Hamilton is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information related to the position, the community, and the application process, visit or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at

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