Waitsfield Town Administrator Position Available


The Town of Waitsfield is seeking a highly motivated, organized, and engaging individual for the position of Town Administrator. The Town Administrator assists the five-member selectboard with administering  the town’s operating budget, supervising six employees, and overseeing all other aspects of personnel, finances, and public works.

Waitsfield (pop. 1,719) is a vibrant community located in the heart of the Mad River Valley, surrounded by spectacular natural beauty and host of a wide variety of year-round outdoor amenities and activities. A place “to work where you live and play,” Waitsfield was selected by Outside Magazine as one of America’s best places to live.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business management, or a relevant field (Master’s degree preferred); excellent written and interpersonal communication skills; a working knowledge of municipal finance and budgeting; and good computer skills. Three years of experience in municipal government or equivalent experience in business administration is desired.

Salary range, $55,000-$65,000 per year, depending upon qualifications, with a competitive benefits package.  A full job description is available on the Town’s Web site at http://waitsfieldvt.us/waitsfield_town_administrator_job_description/.

Please apply in confidence with a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references via email to municipal.recruitment@vlct.org with “Waitsfield” as subject or send via U.S. mail to:

Waitsfield Town Administrator
c/o VLCT
89 Main Street
Montpelier, VT 05602-2948.

The deadline to apply is Friday, August 25, 2017. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Waitsfield is an equal opportunity employer.