Williston, VT - Town ManagerPosted Mar 11, 2020
Williston, Vermont (9,870 est. in 2018) seeks a creative, proactive, community leader, who is committed to excellence in public service, to serve as its next Town Manager. The current Manager is retiring after serving the community for over 20 years. This fiscally stable community, with a rich history and hometown feel, is a neighboring Town to the City of Burlington with its outstanding medical, educational, and cultural assets. Williston is recognized for its high quality of life and for providing exemplary services to its residents and business community. The governance of the community is led by a five-member Selectboard who act as the legislative body, a strong Town Manager (Charter) with an annual Town Meeting followed by a general ballot vote to approve the operating budget. The Manager is the chief administrative and operating officer of the Town and oversees a municipal operating budget of approx. $11.7 million and 64 FTEs plus 5 FTE’s who are funded out of the water, sewer and stormwater enterprise funds with a combined $3.9 million budget. The Town has full time public safety Deptartments in Vermont, the local school system is funded through state government appropriations. The ideal candidate will preferably have a Master’s degree and demonstrated experience in public administration or relevant field. The current salary range for this position is $81,016 to $116,397 with a mid-range of $98,717 and final compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and professional experience as determined by the appointing authority.