Town Manager - Town of Bowdoinham

The Town of Bowdoinham, Maine is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Town Manager. Bowdoinham has a population of about 2,900 and is located on Merrymeeting Bay.

Bowdoinham has a Town Manager/Select Board/Town Meeting form of government with a current municipal budget of $1.9 million excluding the county and school assessments. There are eight full-time municipal employees, nine part-time employees and a five member Select Board.

The Select Board is seeking an individual with strong budget and financial management skills. Experience in administration, personnel management, grant preparation, solid waste and highway department operations, project management, and the ability to work with neighboring communities is very important. Candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, demonstrated leadership ability, and an open, visible, collaborative and team-oriented management style. A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or similar relevant field is preferred; a Master’s degree is a plus. Experience in Town Management is preferred, but candidates with executive municipal management and finance or comparable experience are encouraged to apply. Salary is negotiable based on experience and training.

How To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to Peter Lewis, Select Board Chair, 13 School Street, Bowdoinham, Maine 04008 or by email to  Resumes will be accepted until July 12, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Bowdoinham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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