The Town of Richmond, Mass. (pop. 1,489), is seeking a municipal management professional to serve as its next Town Administrator. This small and scenic rural community is located in central Berkshire County and is home to a top-notch pre-K through 8th grade independent school. Richmond is governed by a three-member Board of Selectmen, has an Open Town Meeting form of government, and a FY19 operating budget of approximately $7 mil. To learn more about the town, visit www.richmondma.org.
The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree in a field related to municipal management as well as experience as a municipal manager or assistant municipal manager, or education and experience that is equivalent. Candidates should possess demonstrated skills, abilities, and knowledge in municipal finance, grant writing and administration, municipal procurement, personnel management, and possess a positive attitude and strong leadership skills.
The successful candidate will receive a competitive compensation package including health and retirement plans and an annual salary of up to $75k, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates qualified and willing to serve as a Shared Town Administrator with our neighboring Town of West Stockbridge could be considered for both positions with an increased salary to reflect the additional responsibilities. The Town Administrator is expected to work a Monday through Friday schedule, 40 hours per week, plus attend occasional night meetings.
Email résumé and letter of interest firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Town of Richmond
Board of Selectmen
PO Box 81
Richmond, MA 01254.
The deadline to submit applications is 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, although the position will remain open until filled.
Richmond is an equal opportunity employer.