Hartford, VT - Town Manager
Hartford,VT (9,500 pop.) continues to seek a proactive and progressive community leader, with a demonstrated commitment to collaboration, inclusive practice and community engagement, to serve as its next Town Manager. This community, with a rich history located on Abenaki territory, beautiful natural assets and is located two hours from Boston and minutes from the cultural and educational resources of Dartmouth College, the Geisel School of Medicine and the world class medical facilities of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. The Town is home to a regional Veterans Administration Medical Center, a revitalized downtown area boasting international cuisine, arts and theatre district, which reflects an emerging cultural diversity and sensitivity.
Hartford’s five unique villages have experienced a 2% growth in the grand list and anticipates more in the coming years. Hartford is at the intersection of interstates 89 and 91 and borders New Hampshire, with easy access to rail, air,and public transportation.
The Town Manager is responsible for the preparation and general oversight of an operating budget of approximately $16M which funds multiple departments employing ~100 FTEs. The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Master’s preferred) and should have a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in public administration or a profession requiring similar skills managing a complex and diverse organization or an equivalent combination of education and proven senior management experience. Salary for this position will be $100,000 -$130,000 depending on experience and qualifications. Hartford is an equal opportunity employer.
Resume and cover in confidence as PDF attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Resumes will be received until 12/20/18. Preliminary screening interviews will be scheduled as qualified candidates are identified until the position is filled.