Berlin MA - Town Administrator

Deadline: June 6th, 2022

The Town of Berlin, MA (pop. 3,158), is seeking a candidate experienced in all phases of small-town local government qualified to be the community’s second Town Administrator. Governed by a three-member Select Board, Berlin operates under an open town meeting structure and is governed in accordance with a recently adopted Select Board and Town Administrator Act. The next Administrator will be the second professional Administrator in the community and works under the policy guidance of the Select Board. The Town Administrator supervises, manages, and coordinates the day-to-day activities of all town departments and employees under the jurisdiction of the Board and acts as chief procurement officer, budget director and human resources manager for the Town. With 26 FT employees and approximately 50 PT employees, the Town’s budget for FY23 is $14,728,485. The community of Berlin recently became a part of a fully regionalized school system. Candidates should have a collaborative, effective leadership style grounded in personal and professional integrity while managing local governance in a transparent and open manner. The candidate should possess excellent verbal and written skills, be proficient in financial, communication, and presentation software applications. The Town of Berlin is a classic New England town with a rural heritage but has developed a strong commercial component at its borders with potential for further increasing its CIP tax base. Route 62 runs through Berlin which is also strategically located on the I-495 corridor, near I-90, I-290, and Route 2. Berlin is uniquely located to be an easy day trip to Boston or Worcester with all the educational, health, and cultural opportunities found in those cities, as well as within easy reach of all the New England states. Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Master’s preferred), and at least 5 years progressive municipal management and leadership experience, or relevant combination of experience and education. MCPPO certification or the ability to obtain this designation is a primary consideration for the successful candidate. Salary range to $150,000 will be offered commensurate with qualifications and experience. The community offers a standard municipal benefits package. Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information related to the search, contact Municipal Resources Inc. at 603-279-0352, x330.

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DEADLINE: Monday, June 6th, 2022 at 8 AM


Administrative Office: Plymouth, NH | Seacoast Office: Portsmouth, NH Toll Free: 866.501.0352 Tel: 603.279.0352