Town Manager

Town of Manchester, Vermont
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Location: Bennington County,
About the Job

The Town of Manchester, Vermont seeks an engaging, collaborative and experienced Town Manager. Manchester (pop. 4221) is a charming and vibrant New England community located in the Northshire of
Bennington County, surrounded by the Green Mountain National Forest and close to several resorts. The Town has a thriving tourist and retail economy and 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 34 full-time and 80 seasonal part-time employees, administers an operating budget of $6.25 million, and oversees
all financial, public works, public safety, personnel, economic development, recreation, and
community relations matters for the Town.

A detailed job description and position announcement are posted at

Salary range is $95,000 to $120,000 commensurate with experience and education and includes an excellent benefits package. 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.

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and contact information with three references by January 3, 2023 to with “Manchester Manager Search” as the subject line.

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Range of $95,000 to $125,000