Town of Oxford - Town Manager

TOWN OF OXFORD

Town Manager

 

The Town of Oxford is seeking qualified and highly motivated individuals for the position of Town Manager. The Town Manager serves as the Road Commissioner, Tax Collector, General Assistance Administrator and Treasurer.

Oxford has a Town Manager/Select Board/Town Meeting form of government. Oxford is a full service community that includes oversight of two dams, a wastewater treatment facility, transfer station and recycling facility, police, fire and rescue departments and an administration office.  The Town has an operating budget of $10 million (including the town’s share of county and school support). The town has 26 full-time and 60 seasonal/per diem employees.

The Board of Selectmen are seeking an individual with a strong background in budget preparation and oversight, fiscal management, human resources, grant preparation, and municipal administration. The desired person should have a background in public works project management, familiarity with waste water treatment operations, and a demonstrated ability to use modern computer technology. An affinity for working with neighboring communities and area businesses is essential.

Candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, a positive attitude and a demonstrated leadership ability. An open, visible, collaborative and team oriented management style will be an absolute requirement.

Minimum qualification:  A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or similar field; 3-5 years of experience as a Town Manager.  Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.  Candidates with executive municipal management and finance or comparable experience are encourage to apply.

Salary is negotiable based on education, training and experience.

Submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:  Town of Oxford, Attn: Scott Hunter, Chairman, PO Box 153, 85 Pleasant Street, Oxford, Maine 04270 by 3:00 PM Friday October 30, 2020.  Envelope should be clearly marked “Confidential-Town Manager Vacancy”. 

The Town of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity Employer

CANDIDATES MUST FOLLOW THE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE AD

EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!





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