Barre MA - Town Administrator
Deadline to apply: 08/07/23
Barre, MA (5,530 pop.), seeks a hands-on, creative, community leader, committed to excellence in public service, to serve as its next Town Administrator. This fiscally stable community, with a rich history and hometown feel, is located in north central Massachusetts, just 30 minutes northwest of Worcester. Barre was settled in 1720 and incorporated as a Town in 1774. The community is recognized for its excellent schools, quality of life, and for providing exemplary services to its residents and business community. Led by a three-member Select Board, Town Administrator and Open Town Meeting form of government, the Administrator is the chief administrative and fiscal officer of the Town as well as the chief procurement officer and oversees a municipal operating budget of approx. $15.2 million (including $6.9 million for educational expenses) and 65 full-time and part-time Town employees. In addition, this Town has substantial financial reserve funds.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or Planning; a minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in an administrative and/or management position with some supervisory experience preferably in a municipal setting; or Master’s Degree in public or business administration with at least two years’ experience in local government; MCPPO preferred; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Salary range to $103,000 commensurate with qualifications and professional experience. Barre is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
For further information potential candidates are directed to the links below or to contact Municipal Resources, Inc. at 603-279-0352 ext. 330.
To apply submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence, as a PDF attachment to email@example.com by Monday, August 7th, 2023, at 9 AM EDT.
This document is intended for use as a resource for the next Town Administrator. The candidates are encouraged to do their own research and consider their fit for the position.