The Town of Springfield, Vermont (pop. 9,284), seeks an engaging, collaborative, dynamic and experienced leader to be its town manager. Located on the banks of the Connecticut River in Windsor County, Springfield is a full-service and forward-thinking town looking to develop and implement an effective vision for its future. The ideal town manager will be a critical player in building on residents’ enthusiasm to encourage economic growth and vitality.
The town manager reports to the selectboard and is responsible for the daily operations of the town. He or she directly supervises 11 department heads, administers approximately $15.4 million in general operating funds, and oversees all personnel, finances, local roads, municipal water and wastewater utilities, public safety, community relations and economic development. The town employs 90 full- and 40 part-time employees. A detailed job description is posted at: https://springfieldvt.govoffice2.com
The salary range is $85,000-$120,000. A bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related discipline is required, with at least five years of experience in municipal or government operations at a supervisory level or commensurate experience. A master's degree with significant knowledge of and experience with economic development is preferred.
To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and three references, in confidence, by Tuesday, November 19, 2019, to email@example.com, subject: “Springfield Manager”
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