Town Manager

Town of Thetford, VT

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Salary: $65,000 - $75,000. DOE
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 2,588
  • Website:
  • Where: Thetford Center, VT 05075

Post Date: Apr 15 2019

Deadline: May 13 2019


The Town of Thetford, Vermont (pop. 2561), seeks a collaborative and energetic town manager to serve as its chief administrative officer. Thetford is small community of five distinct villages on the eastern border of Vermont, adjacent to the Connecticut River Valley. Thetford has a strong tradition of civic engagement, is home to excellent schools, and features many historic summer camps and a live theater. Thetford is in easy driving distance of Dartmouth College and locations along the I-89 and I-91 corridors.

The town manager is a newly created position for Thetford. The manager will report to a five-member selectboard and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the town. The manager supervises 12-13 full-time and 12-13 part-time and seasonal employees, administers a $2.91 million operating budget, and oversees all personnel, finances, and public works. A detailed job description is available at

A bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred), or previous experience in municipal government or management is required. The hiring range is $70,000-80,000, with an excellent benefits package provided.

Please apply in confidence with a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references via email to with “Thetford” as subject, or send via
U.S. mail to: Thetford Town Manager, c/o VLCT, 89 Main Street, Montpelier, VT 05602-2948. Please indicate where you saw this ad.

Application Deadline: May 13, 2019.


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