Sandisfield, Massachusetts, is seeking applicants for the position of Town Manager. Sandisfield is a small, rural community in western Massachusetts with a full and part-time population of approximately 1,000, and an annual operating budget of approximately $3.7 million. As the chief administrative officer of the town, the Town Manager is appointed and reports to a three-member Select Board, and supervises 15+ full and part-time employees.

Working independently, the Town Manager performs administrative and supervisory duties; coordinates the activities of departments/boards/committees and town offices; carries out the policies of the Select Board; acts as liaison between Select Board and departments/boards/committees of the town.

A bachelor’s (master’s preferred) in public administration, business, or a related field required. Minimum of five years of supervisory experience required. Candidates with comparable work and management experience are encouraged to apply. Familiarity with Massachusetts municipal law a plus. Excellent communication skills and interacting with the public is required. Applicants should be well versed in municipal operations and management, municipal finance, grant writing, and conflict resolution.

Position is full-time (non-remote) with a minimum of four evenings per month. Must be available in emergency situations. Residency encouraged but not required. Salary commensurate with experience.

A full job description and application are available on the town website, www.sandisfieldma.gov. Please send resume, cover letter, and completed employment application to msjbye@outlook.com no later than Aug. 16. Position will remain open until filled.