The town of Farmington, Maine has reopened the search for qualified candidates for the position of Town Manager. Farmington is a desirable four-season community in the western mountains surrounded by lakes, wooded hills, and winter recreational opportunities. Farmington has a population of 7,581, is home to the University of Maine – Farmington, and has a vibrant downtown.
Farmington has a Selectboard/Town Manager/Town Meeting form of government. Farmington is a regional service community and has a current municipal budget of $10 million with 47 full-time municipal employees.
The Selectboard is seeking an individual with strong budget and financial management skills, experience in personnel management and labor relations, and knowledge of economic development. Experience in budgeting, long range planning, project management, technology, and ability to work with neighboring communities is very important. Candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, a positive attitude, demonstrated leadership ability, and an open, visible, collaborative and team-oriented management style. A bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or similar relevant field is preferred; a master’s degree is a plus. Experience in town management is preferred, but candidates with executive municipal management and finance or comparable management experience are encouraged to apply. Competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package is negotiable based on experience and training.
Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements by 5 p.m., June 9 by email to PersonnelServices@memun.org or by fax to 207-624-0118 or send by U.S. mail to:
Director of Personnel Services
Maine Municipal Association
60 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
Farmington is an equal opportunity employer.