Town Administrator

The town of Webster, located in south/central Massachusetts, with a population of 17,000, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Town Administrator, which by Town Charter is the Chief Administrative Officer, directly responsible to the five-member Board of Selectmen. The Administrator is responsible for the implementation of a $51 million budget (including schools) with 150+ full-time municipal employees.

Select responsibilities include: Providing direction, and oversight of the town’s day-to-day operational functions; assuring all state and local regulations are carried out; preparing the annual operating budget and capital plan; administering the town’s human resource management system; executing contracts for all activities of the town; and jurisdiction over the use of all town facilities and property.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree (with MPA or equivalent preferred) and five years of progressive management experience at a department head level or higher (three years of experience as a Town Administrator or Assistant Administrator preferred).

Salary will be negotiated based on experience and qualifications. Residency is required within one year, although a waiver may be sought from the Board of Selectmen. A recruitment brochure and full job description can be found on the town’s website at www.webster-ma.gov. Send resume and cover letter no later than 4 p.m. on Nov. 8 by email to: ta.screen@webster-ma.gov