Town Manager

Town of Windham, ME

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Salary: $25,000. BOE/Q
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 17,640
  • Website: http://www.windhammaine.us
  • Where: Town of Windham, 8 School Street, Windham, ME 04062
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager
HOW TO APPLY

Post Date: Mar 29 2019

Deadline: Apr 23 2019

Submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements and five (5) references by April 23, 2019 to: Windham Town Manager Search Eaton Peabody Consulting Group Attn: Dick Metivier 77 Sewall Street, Suite 3000 Augusta, Maine 04330 Email: rmetivier@eatonpeabody.com Telephone: 207-622-9820

Summary

The Town of Windham, ME (17,640 pop.), is seeking an experienced, professional, community leader to serve as its next Town Manager. Windham is located in the heart of the Sebago Lakes Region and is located 13 miles from Portland, Maine’s largest city. Windham has built its self on its heritage as a New England farming and mill community by preserving its farmland, revitalizing its villages, and providing modern amenities. It’s rich heritage, shopping and dining options, innovative manufacturers, excellent education system, and abundance of leisure and recreation opportunities makes Windham a great place to live, work and play.

The Town is governed by a 7 member Town Council with 3 members elected at large and 4 members elected from 4 defined geographic areas of Town. Citizens vote for all Councilors. They serve with 3-year staggered terms. The Manager’s specific powers and duties are established in the Town Charter. The FY 2019 Municipal budget is $19,155,878 and there are 107 full-time and, on average, 23 part-time year around employees.
The Council is seeking candidates with a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated municipal management experience as a Manager or similar related public/private business experience. Knowledge and experience in the areas of finance, budgeting, human resource, economic development, grant writing, and policy management are desired.

The candidate must be a visionary with demonstrated leadership, organizational, and listening skills and have excellent written and oral communications with the ability to inspire and empower staff. The individual must be a leader with integrity, honesty, and humor and have the ability to collaborate and solve problems creatively and to foster a positive working relationship with the Town Council, staff, and citizens. The successful candidate is expected to become an active member of the community and residency in Windham is desired, but not mandatory.

All applicants should possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or a closely related field with Master’s degree preferred. Salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications.

The Town of Windham is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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