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 wastewater 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 encouraged 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.  Envelope should be clearly marked “Confidential-Town Manager Vacancy”.  The position will remain open until filled. Due to confidentiality, emailed responses will not be considered.

The Town of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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