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Town Manager

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Town Manager

Chester, VT

Posting Date: November 27, 2019
Closing Date: December 09, 2019

Position Overview back to top

The Town of Chester, Vermont, seeks an engaging, collaborative, and experienced town manager. Chester is a charming and vibrant New England community located in southern Vermont near several ski areas, including Okemo, Bromley, Killington and Stratton. The town has a thriving tourist economy as well as a strong tradition of community engagement.

The town manager reports to the town’s five-member selectboard and is responsible for the town’s daily operations. The manager directly supervises approximately 25 full- and 85 part-time/seasonal employees, administers a budget of $3 million, and oversees all financial, public works, public safety, personnel, economic development, recreation, and community relations matters for the town. A detailed job description is posted at https://www.chestervt.gov/

Qualifications back to top

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; management experience, preferably in municipal government; and substantial knowledge of municipal government operations, the duties of municipal officials, and state and federal law provisions affecting municipalities as well as a strong background in community development and public relations.

Salary & Benefits back to top

The salary range is $60,000 to $75,000, commensurate with experience and education and includes an excellent benefits package.

How to Apply back to top

To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and reference list by Monday, December 9, 2019, to municipal.recruitment@vlct.org with “Chester Manager” as the subject line.

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