The town of Carver (population 11,641), is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Town Administrator to serve as its Chief Administrative Officer. The successful candidate will have excellent leadership qualities, exceptional oral and written communication skills, understanding of municipal finances, budgets, procurement, Massachusetts general laws, personnel management, growth management, and planning. Candidates must be a person especially fit by education, training, or previous experience in public administration to perform the powers and duties of the office. Preferred candidates will have a master’s degree in public or business administration and a minimum of three years of municipal or similar organization senior management experience or a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration and a minimum of five years of municipal or similar organization senior management experience.
The candidate should be a communicator, always seeking first to understand, forward-thinking and innovative, with a strong commitment and motivation to work collaboratively with local boards, town department heads, employees, and citizens. The Town Administrator plays a crucial role in the town’s overall planning, management, organization, stability, and growth of the community. The Town Administrator must be able to foster and have a proven track record in developing strong and productive working relationships with the various constituencies in the communities and/or organizations in which they have worked. Carver is in solid shape financially with strong cash reserves and an affordable tax rate. The successful candidate must be committed to sustaining and enhancing the town’s strong financial position. The Town Administrator works under the direction of a five-member Select Board.
The town is committed to negotiating a very competitive compensation package with the successful candidate. Annual salary $170,000+/- DOQ. Applications will be screened upon receipt. All replies will be kept confidential until finalists are identified. Please send a cover letter and resume to Rick White of Groux-White Consulting, LLC at: Rickwhite58@verizon.net. A full profile can be found here.